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Real Samurai: Over 20 True Stories about the Knights of Old Japan! (Real)

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From brave commanders and fierce warrior monks, to wandering swordsmen and fearless daughters, the mysterious world of the samurai is revealed in this book. The adventures of Japan's finest samurai are brought to life, from Minamoto Yoshitsune's victory on a mountainside to Toyotomi Hideyoshi's sea battles against Korea's "turtle ships." The book also features "Samurai Fact" pages packed with information about how samurai fought, the castles in which they lived, and more.

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This title introduces young readers to the nitty-gritty of life as a samurai.

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"A comprehensive, highly engaging introduction to the world of the samurai for young readers."—Booklist

The Real series is a collection of four titles that includes Real Pirates, Real Knights, Real Samurai, and Real Ninja. Each title has been described as "excellent" and a real draw for even the reluctant reader.

About the Author

Stephen Turnbull received an A.B. from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. from Leeds University. He has been awarded the Canon Prize of the British Association for Japanese Studies as well as the Japan Festival Literary Award for his work on the Samurai. He is an Honorary Research Fellow in East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds. James Field was born in England in 1959. After attending college in Wales, he began his professional career in 1982 making models for museums and Welsh TV. An interest in the Samurai led to his first major book, Samurai Warriors, written by Stephen Turnbull.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592700608
Author:
Turnbull, Stephen
Publisher:
Enchanted Lion Books
Illustrator:
Field, James
Author:
Field, James
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
History
Subject:
Samurai
Subject:
World History-Japan
Subject:
Other
Subject:
Medieval
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Real
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11 x 8 in 15.5 oz
Age Level:
08-UP

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This title introduces young readers to the nitty-gritty of life as a samurai.
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"A comprehensive, highly engaging introduction to the world of the samurai for young readers."—Booklist

The Real series is a collection of four titles that includes Real Pirates, Real Knights, Real Samurai, and Real Ninja. Each title has been described as "excellent" and a real draw for even the reluctant reader.

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