Shadow Warriors by Chris Bradford
  

Shadow Warriors

Written by Chris Bradford
Illustrated by David Wyatt

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One of our Books of the Year 2016 Deep rivalries, hand to hand fighting, daring raids and surprise revelations, they all feature in this collection of stories about young ninja warrior Taka. Together with his ninja clan he’s fighting the Samurai in 16th century Japan. The background is vividly described, and fascinating, whether you know your nunchaku from your shuriken or not, and Chris Bradford is an expert at keeping the tension high. It’s great to see that female ninja Cho is as fast and fierce as her male companions. In Barrington Stoke’s Conkers series, this is particularly good for reluctant or dyslexic readers, but it will work its warrior romance on all readers. ~ Andrea Reece

The Conkers imprint has quickly and successfully established itself: offering the very best authors and illustrators, all heavily illustrated throughout, in a range of gorgeous formats.

Synopsis

Shadow Warriors by Chris Bradford

Taka's got a problem: he can't pass the Grandmaster's test and earn his black belt. But then a much more serious situation arises, and it seems his whole clan is under threat. At last Taka has a chance to prove himself, but he and his friends Cho and Renzo will face terrible danger on the way. A fantastic adventure that will floor boys and girls alike from the first page and keep them reading long after lights out.

Illustrated in stunning detail by David Wyatt, this Conkers edition includes ninja facts and activities to satisfy martial arts-mad Bradford fans.

About the Author

Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford is a top-selling children’s author. His bestselling Young Samurai and Bodyguard series are both hugely popular, the latter having been nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Bodyguard: Ransom was a Top 10 bestseller and the new series has been a huge success. He lives in West Sussex. Read more about the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 6 to 7 years

Author

Chris Bradford
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Author's Website

www.youngsamurai.com

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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th January 2016

ISBN

9781781125519

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