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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141332536
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $14.99

The Ring Of Earth

Young Samurai



JACK FLETCHER IS ON THE RUNWith no sensei to guide him, he has just his wits and his swords against many new and unknown enemies, as he journeys along the treacherous road to the port of Nagasaki and perhaps home...But the Shogun's samurai are hot on his trail. Barely escaping their clutches, Jack runs headlong into a trap. Kidnapped by ninja and led to their village deep in the mountains, Jack has no means of escape.The only question is who will kill him first - the ninja or samurai?%%%JACK FLETCHER IS ON THE RUN

With no sensei to guide him, he has just his wits and his swords against many new and unknown enemies, as he journeys along the treacherous road to the port of Nagasaki and perhaps home...

But the Shogun's samurai are hot on his trail. Barely escaping their clutches, Jack runs headlong into a trap. Kidnapped by ninja and led to their village deep in the mountains, Jack has no means of escape.

The only question is who will kill him first - the ninja or samurai?

  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141332536
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford is a true believer in 'practising what you preach'. For his award-winning Young Samurai series, he trained in samurai swordmanship, karate, ninjutsu and earned his black belt in Zen Kyu Shin Taijutsu.

For the BODYGUARD series, Chris embarked on an intensive close protection course to become a qualified professional bodyguard. During his training, he acquired skills in unarmed combat, defensive driving, tactical firearms, threat assessments, surveillance, and even anti-ambush exercises.

His best-selling books are published in over 20 languages and have garnered more than 18 children's book award nominations, including shortlisting for the Red House Book Awards 2009 and winning the Northern Ireland Book Awards 2011.

Before becoming a full-time author, he was a professional musician (who once performed for the queen), songwriter and music teacher.

He lives in England with his wife, two sons and two cats.

www.chrisbradford.co.uk

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