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  • Published: 27 October 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141324302
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 332
  • RRP: $16.99

The Way Of The Warrior

Young Samurai



August 1611. Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan – his beloved father and the crew lie slaughtered by ninja pirates.

August 1611. Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan - his beloved father and the crew lie slaughtered by ninja pirates. Rescued by the legendary sword master Masamoto Takeshi, Jack's only hope is to become a samurai warrior. And so his training begins. But life at the samurai school is a constant fight for survival. Even with his friend Akiko by his side, Jack is singled out by bullies and treated as an outcast. With courage in his heart and his sword held high, can Jack prove himself and face his deadliest rival yet?%%%August 1611. Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan - his beloved father and the crew lie slaughtered by ninja pirates.

Rescued by the legendary sword master Masamoto Takeshi, Jack's only hope is to become a samurai warrior. And so his training begins.

But life at the samurai school is a constant fight for survival. Even with his friend Akiko by his side, Jack is singled out by bullies and treated as an outcast.

With courage in his heart and his sword held high, can Jack prove himself and face his deadliest rival yet?

  • Published: 27 October 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141324302
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 332
  • RRP: $16.99

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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