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John Flanagan

Last updated 09 January 2020

John Flanagan

Born: Monday 22nd May 1944 (age: 77)


John Flanagan is an Australian fantasy author. 

Along with Andrew McCulloch he wrote the 1980 Doctor Who serial Meglos.

His best known work is the Ranger's Apprentice novel series, which is about a boy named Will who is taken as an apprentice Ranger to the grim and mysterious Halt. 

He co-created the television series Hey Dad! 

In 2008, he won the Australian Publishers Association's Book of the Year for Older Children and the International Success Award for Erak's Ransom