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How to be a samurai warrior / written by Fiona Macdonald ; illustrated by John James.

Macdonald, Fiona. (Author). James, John. (Added Author). Donnelly, Susan, 1939- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0792236181 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0792236335 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 32 p. : col. ill., 2 col. maps ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Author 2, 3: Susan Donnelly. Cf. CIP data view.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What you should know -- Are you from a Samurai family? -- What will you learn? -- Dare you use deadly weapons? -- Can you afford armor? -- Do you have the right attitude? -- Will you be loyal? -- Could you survive on campaign? -- Will you live in a castle? -- Will you be part of a siege? -- Would you visit a town? -- What does the future hold? -- Your interview.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the job of a samurai and asks questions that help the reader reflect on his suitability for the job.
Contains an introduction to what it was like to be Samurai Warrior, in simple text with illustrations, including information on armor, weapons, skills, and duties.
Target Audience Note:
4.3 Follett Library Resources
Subject: Samurai > Social life and customs.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.


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Milford Public Library 952.025 M (Text) 34013076132474 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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