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Ninja Camp

By Sue Fliess
Illustrated by Jen Taylor

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Calling All Ninjas for an Entertaining Storytime Read!

Pack your bags and grab your gear: you're going to Ninja Camp! Listen closely to the ninja master, who will teach you everything you need to know to become a ninja warrior-but it won't be easy. You'll have to be sly and swift, strong and speedy, and only then will you become a Ninja of the Night!

This fun and energetic book will delight and entertain kids and parents alike with its clever, rhyming verse and action-packed depictions of the coolest camp around. For fans of Ninja Red Riding Hood who are looking for a lesson in teamwork and cool stealth skills

Biographical Notes

Sue Fliess is the author of numerous children's books including Robots, Robots Everywhere!, Tons of Trucks, RACE!, How to Trap a Leprechaun, and From Here to There. Her articles and essays have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post, Writer's Digest, and more. She's written for Walt Disney and her books have been used in school and museum educational programs. She lives with her family in Ashburn, Virginia, where she often becomes a stealth ninja to sneak in writing time. Jen Taylor is an artist who loves to draw, illustrate, design, and animate. She attended University of the Arts, where she earned herself a fancy degree! She has worked in the animation industry, but loves the opportunity and creativity that freelance provides. She is living happily ever after with her husband in New Jersey.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780762463312
  • Publication date: 31 Jan 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Running Press Kids
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