Emily Rodda has written many books for children, including Finders Keepers, which School Library journal dubbed “a lively adventure,” and several novels. Booktopia has Rowan of Rin: The Journey, Rowan of Rin: Books Omnibus by Emily Rodda. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Rowan of Rin: The Journey. The Rowan Of Rin Series by Emily Rodda. Buy books from The Rowan Of Rin Series online at Booktopia, Australia’s local bookstore.

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He’s easily frightened and openly displays his weaknesses. With a map to lead 7 of them, which only Rowan can make reveal the path, they are thrown into many physical and mental challenges. Refresh and try again. A children’s book with a gentle message about the nature of true courage. Throughout this book Rowan struggles to exhaustion to combat his fears and do things others find so easy.

Rodda, the author, did such a great job of creating eodda setting. Feb 12, Jules rated it really liked it. Oh, those sweet times This series tells the story of a boy who is different than rowaj others in his v I have such wonderful memories from this series.

Print hardcover and paperback and audio-CD. Apr 22, Alexa Beal rated it really liked it. His people grow with him! Return to Book Page. Rowan of Rin is a children’s book so I’m gonna do a little comparing with Narnia and Oz series: Rowan as a main character is very interesting, enjoyable character who shows growth over the course of this book.

On the other hand, Rowan was simply not irritating. The Rin people then headed west and settled at the foot of the Mountain. It is a sort of fantisy sci-fi book as it is set in the made up land of rin. He and the three candidates battling to be the next Keeper must go to find the antidote to save his mother.


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At first when I picked up this book I didn’t think that it would be able to keep me interested, but after I started reading it my mind was certainly intrigued. Her books are rich in every way: People in Rin were expected to grow up handling every physic aspect of life with perfection. The Analysis Just remembering that those were my impressions and opinion as a reader: He is emilyy the only one who has to change their perception of the world and people that live in it.

West of the Mountain is an unnavigable wasteland, and east of Rin lies a river that runs into the sea. Rowan of Rin 5 books. Cowardly Rowan must journey with six companions up a mountain to discover and fix the cause behind why water is no longer reaching their village. And it’s up to Rowan to keep Strong Jonn off when the dragon who lives at the top of the Mountain attacks. Nov 05, Alexxy rated it it was ok Shelves: Rowan lacks the writing brilliancy the other two had.

Rowan of Rin: Journey

Views Read Edit View history. This was one of the best books that primary school introduced me to. Minds wiped by the Zebak, they remained unaware that half of their kinsmen were still enslaved across the sea, keeping their sad history recorded on silk paintings, as the people of the Valley of Gold had done also. The Rin folk have fled to the Maris and only a few remain in the village, but Rowan must still embark on a deadly quest.


The reader also learns what life in Rin is like, so then Rowan’s problem can be understood. It had suspense and danger, but it surrounded fears – water, spider I have been looking for good books for my boys who are voracious readers. In doing so, he saves the town by relieving the Dragon of its crippling wound; the Dragon then resumes melting the ice around its cave, causing the stream to flow down to the village.

My rjn regret is that these tales are too short for they are simply beautiful. I can see many children watching him grow and wanting to be him. Jul 30, Kirsten Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: To regain water the strongest people of the town are chosen to climb the mountain which on top of contains a dragon.

Rowan of Rin is about a eemily town that starts to run out of water.

That said – there is real potential here and the lasting impression is a positive one. Thank you once again for reading!

I have been looking for good books for my boys who are voracious readers. This was the perfect challenge for my son, who is done with The Magic Treehouse books wonderful, but a bit too easy for him now. I like the simplicity of middle grades.