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Samurai Kids 5: Fire Lizard

By Sandy Fussell
Illustrated by Rhian Nest James

The fifth instalment in a unique series about a special group of kids training in the ways of the samurai.

The Nine Valleys are suffering. Terrorised by the corrupt Governor and his cunning henchman, Hyo Moon, the people of the Nine Valleys grow desperate. Their only hope is Sensei’s former teacher, Pak Cho. Now a frail, blind, old man. At great risk, Sensei and the Little Cockroaches escort Pak Cho to Daejeon City, to deliver a warning to the Governor. Can the Little Cockroaches Defeat Hyo Moon? Will Pak Cho's message stop the Governor from destroying the Valleys?

  • An historically accurate depiction of Feudal Japan
  • Action packed adventure series will appeal to both boys and girls.
  • Martial arts has a huge following throughout the world

About the author

Sandy Fussell lives south of Sydney with her husband and two sons. She studied mathematics at university, is intensely interested in history, and now works in IT. Her series, Samurai Kids has been hugely successful with Book 5 being released in 2010. Polar Boy, her first stand-alone novel was short-listed in 2009 for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Young Readers. Her second stand-alone novel, Jaguar Warrior was released in March 2010.

About the illustrator

Rhian Nest James has been working as a freelance illustrator for many years after graduating from Exeter College of Art with an Honours Degree in Illustration. She has produced illustrations for a wide variety of publishers and organisations but her speciality is children’s books having illustrated over 60 children’s books and contributed illustrations to many more. Rhian moved to Sydney from her native Wales in 2002 and she continues to illustrate for others and work on her own projects. She has also illustrated the fiction title Toppling written by Sally Murphy.

ISBN: 9781921529467
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2010
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 288pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $17.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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