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The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Samurai

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Meet Suki—a fourteen-year-old girl in sixteenth-century Japan. She wants to become a samurai warrior like her father and brother. Despite her disastrous training, when bandits threaten her village while the men are away at war, Suki is the only one left to stop them. Will she be able to prove herself a legendary samurai?

ISBN: 978-1-63163-449-9, 978-1-63163-450-5, 978-1-63163-452-9 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Meet Suki—a fourteen-year-old girl in sixteenth-century Japan. All she wants is to become a samurai warrior like her father and brother. But all her training attempts end in disaster. Yet when bandits threaten her village while the men are away at war, Suki is the only one left to stop them. Will she be able to save her village and prove herself a legendary samurai?

The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history stuggling to carry out their roles and getting things horribly wrong. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they discover the importance of not being afraid to learn from mistakes. Fact boxes, a glossary, and additional back matter provide historical context and background.

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Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Meet Suki—a fourteen-year-old girl in sixteenth-century Japan. All she wants is to become a samurai warrior like her father and brother. But all her training attempts end in disaster. Yet when bandits threaten her village while the men are away at war, Suki is the only one left to stop them. Will she be able to save her village and prove herself a legendary samurai?

The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of unlucky people in unfortunate situations. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they learn the importance of not being afraid to learn from their mistakes. Get Real fact boxes featured throughout, as well as a glossary and additional back matter, provide historical context and background.

Lexile: 950L
Copyright: 2021
Page Count: 208
Trim Size: 5 x 7.8
Rights Territory: North American:
AG; AI; AW; BB; BL; BM; BS; BZ; CA; CR; CU; DM; DO; GP; GT; HN; HT; JM; MF; KN; KY; LC; MQ; MS; MX; NI; PA; PM; PR; SV; TC; TT; US; VC; VG; VI

Categories: 
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars
JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Asia

Tim Collins worked as a copywriter in advertising before becoming a full-time author. He writes nonfiction books for adults and children’s fiction books, including books designed to appeal to reluctant readers. His work has been translated into forty languages. His books have won numerous awards including the Manchester Fiction City award and the Lincolnshire Book award. He is originally from Manchester but now lives in London.

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