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John Flanagan

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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1944 (age 72)
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia

About

Australian author who is best known for his Ranger's Apprentice fantasy series. His other fiction series include Brotherband and Jesse Parker.

Before Fame

He worked in television advertising before becoming a novelist. He was also the co-creator of a TV series called Hey Dad!

Trivia

His 2008 work, Erak's Ransom, won the Australian Publishers Association's Book of the Year for Older Children Award.

Family Life

He was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He married Leonie Flanagan and became the father to three children, including a son named Michael.

Associated With

He and Chronicles of Narnia writer C.S. Lewis are both well-known fantasy authors.