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100 Facts Samurai By John Malam

100 Facts Samurai by John Malam

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100 Facts Samurai Summary

100 Facts Samurai by John Malam

100 Facts Samurai is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the rise of these Japanese warriors.
100 Facts Samurai covers key topics about these respected fighting figures in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in detailed illustrations and colourful photographs that bring the text to life for kids.
Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Samurai:
- Being a samurai and serving under a warlord
- Following the strict rules of the bushido code and warrior training
- Periods of war and the decline of the samurai
Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts:
- Left-handed children born to samurai families had their left arms tied up, forcing them to become right-handed.
- Tokugawa Ieyasu, leader of the Tokugawa clan in the 1500s, didn't like shaved heads - he said it spoiled the look of a head when it was cut off!
- In the Star Wars movies, the costume of Darth Vader was inspired by samurai armour.
Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include:
- Quiz question: When was the Battle of Nagashino?
- Design your own samurai mon (family crest) by looking at traditional examples from this book to get ideas!
- Design a long, thin samurai flag. Make the design simple with bold colours.
Author: John Malam
Consultant: Fiona Macdonald
Pages: 48
Age: 6+
Dimensions: 9 X 12
Format: Paperback with holographic foil
ISBN: 9781848102989

Additional information

GOR005398963
9781848102989
1848102984
100 Facts Samurai by John Malam
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
2010-05-31
48
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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