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‘Ranger’s Apprentice’ book selected for World Book Night US

The first book in John Flanagan’s ‘Ranger’s Apprentice’ series, The Ruins of Gorlan (Random House, published in the US by Puffin), has been chosen for next year’s World Book Night in the US.

The YA fantasy novel is one of 33 titles that will be distributed across the US on 23 April 2014. In total, half a million special editions of the books will be distributed by 25,000 volunteers to people in their communities who don’t regularly read.

To view the full list of titles, visit the website here.

World Book Night is also celebrated in the UK, Ireland and Germany.



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