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Young Samurai: The Ring of Wind

Written by Chris Bradford

Part of the Young Samurai Series

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LoveReading View on Young Samurai: The Ring of Wind

With fast-paced action and non-stop adventure from page one no reader can fail to be hooked in to this terrific series set on the high seas in and around 17th century Japan.  The series will captivate young readers including the most reluctant. This is Book 7 in the blockbuster Young Samurai series by Chris Bradford. Young Samurai was shortlisted for the Red House Children’s Book Award and nominated for the Carnegie Medal.

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Young Samurai: The Ring of Wind Synopsis

Jack Fletcher is battling the high seas. Ambushed by the Shogun's samurai, Jack and his friends have only one hope of escape - the Seto Sea. But with ferocious storms, man-eating sharks and ninja pirates at every turn, their chosen route is fraught with danger. A treacherous crew only adds to their problems as they flee south from a ruthless samurai sea lord. Unless Jack can harness the Ring of Wind, he and his friends are destined for a watery grave...

Click here to visit the fantastic, interactive Young Samurai website, which includes games, competitions and FREE teaching resources. You can also find a 99p ebook-only Young Samurai short story here in March 2012, called 'The Way of Fire'.

Young Samurai: The Ring of Wind Press Reviews

‘A fantastic adventure that floors the reader on page one and keeps them there until the end’ - Eoin Colfer

 

Praise for the series:

‘Addictive’ - Evening Standard

‘Fierce Fiction…captivating for young readers’ - Daily Telegraph

‘A cutting-edge James Bond thriller, Oriental style’ - Japan Times

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ISBN: 9780141339719
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141339719
Publication date: 1st March 2012
Author: Chris Bradford
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: Historical Fiction
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks

About Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford is a best selling and multi-award-winning children’s author. He is professionally trained in a variety of martial arts, including samurai swordmanship, and has earned his black belt in Kyo Shin Tai- jutsu. Chris’s books, including the best selling Young Samurai and Bodyguard series, have been published in over 25 languages and have earned him more than 30 book awards and nominations, including the Brilliant Book Award and the Carnegie Medal. He lives in East Sussex. Read more about the author here.    

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