Rowan and the Ice Creepers (Rowan of Rin #5)
In the realm twixt fire and ice . . .
The quest unites both life and death."
The wise woman Sheba's ominous words haunt Rowan. The bitter winter has lasted far too long and won't loosen its deadly hold on the land. As food stores dwindle, the people of Rin flee to the warmer coast.
Rowan and two friends -- and a shadow -- journey up th...more
For those of you who do live in the UK, Rowan of the Bukshah is excellent. It's the story of a young boy who used to be thought useless by his people, the people of Rin, and now is revered--but only because he saved ...more
The category on the bingo board was the male main character, I usually read books where the are male.
A character i found interesting was Rowan, what I like about this character is how he was different from the other boys in his village and knew things that helped his group when he goes on journeys.
A thing I learnt from the book is how a ordinary ...more
Read this series. Start with Rowan of Rin.
When you reach the end of a series, there are very high expectations. It's difficult to write something that encapsulates the spirit of the series whilst trying to accomplish something that is different from the rest of the series without seeming rehashed. Rodda balances this splendidly. Not only is the setting just like book 1, but many of the same themes and character roles are played out. Character development parallels can be made between Shaaran and Rowan, of Jonn ...more
It's viewed as a children's book but all ages will like it. It only got grouped as one because it doesn't contain any sexual/extremely violent content but then again, it's not like a book is incomplete without it.
Emily Rodda is a master storyteller and she's got a great mind for poetry. I didn't realize that she had written Deltora Quest (which my friends have read) but now I'm dying to get my hands on that series!
What a great series this was to read.~
I think this made me love the whole 'medieval' setting and way of living, which essentially led me to find interest in history.
I could imagine everything in this book.
Very nostalgic, loved it!