Who is John Flanagan?
John Flanagan is an Australian fantasy author.He lives in Sydney with his wife.
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.
Prior to becoming a novelist, John Flanagan did advertising and television commercials.
He co-created the television series 'hey dad' He started working on what would become 'rangers apprentice' in the 1990s,as short stories for his son Michael, who at the time was a small child of twelve.
Flanagan wanted to encourage his son to read, as well as show him that heroes, like the main character Will, don't have to be big and strong.