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Chris Bradford Young Samurai 6 Books Collection Pack Set RRP: £41.94 (The Ring of Earth, The Ring of Water, The Way of the Dragon, The Way of the Sword, The Way of the Warrior, The Ring of Fire) Paperback – 2012

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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Pengiun (2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780486804
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780486802
  • ASIN: B005HWR6A8
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 372,115 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Chris Bradford is a true believer in 'practising what you preach'. For his award-winning Young Samurai series, he trained in samurai swordmanship, karate, ninjutsu and earned his black belt in Zen Kyu Shin Taijutsu.

For his new BODYGUARD series, Chris embarked on an intensive close protection course to become a qualified professional bodyguard. During his training, he acquired skills in unarmed combat, defensive driving, tactical firearms, threat assessments, surveillance, and even anti-ambush exercises.

His best-selling books are published in over 20 languages and have garnered more than 18 children's book award nominations, including shortlist for the Red House Book Awards 2009 and winner of the Northern Ireland Book Awards 2011. His first book The Way of the Warrior is deemed one of Puffin's 70 Best Ever Books, alongside Treasure Island and Robin Hood.

Chris was a featured World Book Day 2010 author and involved in the Read To A Million Kids campaign. His unique book performances and readings have garnered numerous accolades and he has appeared before more than 100,000 school children in more than 500 schools, 16 book festivals and 12 countries.

Before becoming a full-time author, he was a professional musician and songwriter (who once performed for HRH Queen Elizabeth II). His first five books were about the music industry and included the critically acclaimed, Heart & Soul: Revealing the Craft of Songwriting.

He is a keen supporter of teachers and librarians in their quest to improve literacy skills and provides free Teachers' Guide to his books at www.youngsamurai.com and www.bodyguard-books.co.uk.

He lives in England with his wife, two sons and two cats.

To discover more about Chris go to www.chrisbradford.co.uk

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Title In This Collection Are:- The Ring of Fire After a snowstorm forces him to take shelter, Jack comes across a village in need of protection from raiding mountain bandits. Torn between moving on or helping, Jack is persuaded to stay and fight the villagers' cause. The Ring of Water Jack Fletcher has been left for dead. Bruised and battered, Jack Fletcher wakes up in a roadside inn wrapped only in a dirty kimono. He has lost everything, including his memory of what happened. Determined to discover the truth, Jack goes on a quest to retrieve his belongings. The Ring of Earth With no sensei to guide him, he has just his wits and his swords against many new and unknown enemies, as he journeys along the treacherous road to the port of Nagasaki and perhaps home... The Way of the Dragon It is June 1613. Japan is threatened with war and Jack is facing his greatest battle yet. Samurai are taking sides and, as the blood begins to flow, Jack's warrior training is put to the ultimate test. His survival depends upon him mastering the Two Heavens, the secret sword technique of the legendary samurai Masamoto Takeshi. The Way of the Sword One year of training in samurai school and Jack Fletcher is in real trouble. Not only is he struggling to prepare for the Circle of Three, an ancient ritual that tests a samurai's courage, skill and spirit to the limit, he's caught in a running battle with fellow student Kazuki and his gang. But these are the least of Jack's problems. The Way of the Warrior August 1611. Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan - his beloved father and the crew lie slaughtered by ninja pirates. Rescued by the legendary sword master Masamoto Takeshi, Jack's only hope is to become a samurai warrior. And so his training begins.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nina Sun on 17 Dec. 2013
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Exciting, we cannot put these books down - loved by 8, 10 year olds - loved by adults - what more could one need! Full of adventure, great characters , subtle interplay between the characters, intriguing martial arts descriptions. Plus it is written in great English.
Please put it on Kindle too...
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ms Boo on 10 Nov. 2013
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My daughter is obsessed with this writer ever since he visited her school and got his autograph on a signed book. She loves his books and was thrilled at these books as a birthday gift. She said the writer is a hottie too,so noo complaints and a happy teenager
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Beautiful collection of books 18 Dec. 2014
By Josefine Carrion - Published on Amazon.com
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Items were delivered over a week in advance according to estimated time.
Beautiful collection of books.
Thank you!
Excellent book set 1 May 2015
By Mark - Published on Amazon.com
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Excellent book set. Happy to own these books which are hard to find in the States. I am looking forward to reading them.
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Good reading for a boy 10 Mar. 2013
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It is actually my son who loves these books and he wanted the English edition, as that is where he got started with this series, in England. Delivery was prompt, envelope ripped, content unharmed.
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