Book Title: 100 Facts Samurai

Details: Author: Malam, John

Reading Age: 8 - 9

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781848102989

Number of pages: 48

Dimensions: 29.5 x 22.9 x 1 cm

Retail Price: €8.68

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Book Details

Book Description
100 Facts Samurai is an incredible illustrated children'sbook for 7-10 year olds, tracing the history of these ancient warriors of Japan. Children will read about important battles and wars, how weapons and armour were crafted and who were the last samurai. Exactly 100 numbered facts accompanied by photographs and artwork will challenge children, acting as incentives as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, amazing fact panels and cartoons bring an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Facts is a perfect introduction to this fascinating topic. Topics covered: Warriors of Japan, From emperor to shogun, Religion and ritual, The first samurai, Let battle begin, Taira Masakado, Minamoto Yoshiie, The Gempei War, Bushido - the samurai code, Samurai armies, Warrior training, Weapons with edges, Missile weapons, Amazing armour, Clothes and food, Castle fortresses, The age of battles, Oda Nobunaga, Flags and standards, Samurai in decline, The last samurai."