Ninja: First Mission by Chris Bradford

Ninja: First Mission

Written by Chris Bradford
Illustrated by Sonia Leong

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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. An action-packed adventure with strong messages of determination and self-belief and a terific twist in the tail. New Ninja Taka has a last chance to prove himself on a special mission demanding all the daring and strength he possesses. Picked specially for it by the Grandmaster, Taka knows that if he fails he will face death. But, can Taka succeed against such odds? Using all the skills he has so carefully acquired, Taka’s puts everything he can in this ultimate challenge. Guaranteed gripping adventure from the author of the hugely popular Young Samurai books.


Ninja: First Mission by Chris Bradford

Taka's desperate to prove that he has what it takes to become a ninja. He has failed the Grandmaster's test twice already. But when the clan's scrolls are stolen by an enemy samurai he has a chance to prove himself.

The Ninja Trilogy comprises -

Ninja: Death Touch
Ninja: Assassin

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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72 pages


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Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

25th June 2011




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