Happy Holidays from all of us at the Deltora Quest Wiki, myself (Lukas), Ben, Samaru, Sisterofthesouth, Archer of Az-Zure and Creative Dream! We hope you have a good break, good food, uphold the coziest and nicest of the traditions you usally find joy in doing with your own family, and that you give as much as you get. If you want to. We hope to spice things up again, kick into gear and get articles done next year. So come on and help us :) But first, let us celebrate. A lot has happened in the world of Deltora, in the world outside, and on here, these last few years. Also, have a Happy New Year!
Do not forget to follow Samaru's Blog for the regular in-depth essays comparing episodes of the Deltora Quest anime and the books they are based on…Read more >
His Name Was Walter is a new book by Emily Rodda coming out this year on July 27, 2018 (23/07/2018). It’s a children’s story, published by Harper Collins. About the book from the web page:
From Australia’s favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery.
While on a history excursion, an ill-assorted group of four kids and their teacher are left on a country road when their minibus breaks down. At the suggestion of a friendly tow-truck driver, the five take shelter in a nearby old, deserted mansion. There they find a little old desk with a secret drawer. Inside the drawer is a book c…Read more >
Disclaimer: This is not an Audible ad.
The original unabridged Rowan of Rin audiobooks produced by the ABC has been released on Amazon Audible, all narrated by Rachael Blake. You can start a free thirty day trial and get a one of the books for free, or join, buy one of the books, get a credit and spend that credit on another one of the books, or any other book of your choice. Enjoy!
For UK people: https://www.audible.co.uk/series?asin=B076VYPXLD
For AU people: https://www.audible.com.au/series?asin=B076W33SJL
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The audiobooks are also available as on the ABC Shop in the form of CDs: https://shop.abc.net.au/rowan-of-rin-3cd and MP3: https://shop.abc.net.au/rowan-of-rin-mp3cd
New interview with Emily Rodda, posted August 20th, 2017
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"Emily Rodda emerged in 1984 with Something Special. It was the start of a sparkling literary career. Her children’s books range from picture books to young adult fiction, the best known being the fantasy series, Deltora Quest, published in around thirty countries. Emily says 1992 was a special year as it was the year she became a full time writer." - ABC.net - Listen to / watch the entire interview at http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sundayextra/2017-08-20/8808984
Our beloved Emily Rodda is up for Booktopia’s Favourite Authors Award of 2017 people! Go vote, vote, vote! Voting ends on this Friday at 11:59pm on Friday, 20th January 2017. and this is the only chance! Only 10 authors will be chosen as the favourites at the very end. We may be able to get Rodda into the final poll and have her be selected as one of the 10 favourite Australian authors!
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