Avoid Being a Samurai! by Fiona MacDonald
  

Synopsis

Avoid Being a Samurai! by Fiona MacDonald

Strap on your elaborate armour and fearsome face mask, but be prepared for years of training! It takes self-discipline and wits to become a true Samurai. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like training to be a Samurai in 17th century Japan. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Fiona MacDonald
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Publication date

10th July 2009

ISBN

9781906714154


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