Posts Tagged ‘Samurai Kids’

GOLDEN BAT HAS PLENTY OF SHINE

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Golden Bat is the sixth book in Sandy Fussell’s widely read Samurai Kids series and its lively characters, strong themes, fascinating setting and fast-paced action give the book sparkle from cover to cover. Golden Bat features Sandy’s popular characters; Kyoko the albino girl, Mikko the one-armed boy, Niya, the one-legged boy who narrates the story, […]

FRIDAY BOOK FEATURE – FIRE LIZARD REVIEW

Friday, September 24th, 2010

The Samurai Kids and Sensei are on their way to the hwarang training village in search of Pak Cho, Sensei’s former teacher. At first, Kyung, the guide with the gun is determined to stop them, but he soon realizes that the travellers are more than a match for him. In their latest adventure, Niya,  Kyoko, […]

FIRE LIZARD – THE LATEST SAMURAI KID’S ADVENTURE

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Earlier this month, Fire Lizard, the much anticipated fifth book in the Samurai Kid’s series was released. I know my boys weren’t the only ones who were really looking forward to it. Today, Sandy Fussell is back at Kid’s Book Capers to talk about Fire Lizard and how she created this fascinating book. What inspired […]

JAGUAR WARRIOR

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Jaguar Warrior by Sandy Fussell begins with slave boy Atl imprisoned in a box waiting to be sacrificed. When the Spanish invade a fast runner is needed to request help from the nearby city of Purepecha; Atl is released. However, the Captain of the Temple Guard believes Mexica is losing the battle because Atl has […]

SANDY FUSSELL – CINDERELLA AUTHOR?

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Since her first book was published in 2007, Sandy Fussell has had four educational and seven trade titles published. Sandy says she became an author after receiving some strongly worded advice from her son. When he was in Year 4, my eldest son abruptly stopped reading because ‘all books are boring’. I couldn’t find anything […]

Dee Watching

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Those who have been keeping themselves up to date with our new blogs will already know the fabulous Dee White, she commands the good ship Kids’ Book Capers. Well, she’s going to be busy Festival-hopping in the coming few weeks, so new fans, it’s time to get better acquainted with Dee White, and here’s how: On […]

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: Sandy Fussell

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

 “…Why don’t you write proper books?” I’m often asked by friends. I write on the frontier of Australian story telling. It’s a wild and woolly place. A little bit dangerous even. There are Dragonkeepers and Ranger’s Apprentices. A Book Thief and a Bugalugs Bum Thief. You can go Hunting Elephants or into the Teenage Underground. […]

BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS! August Book Giveaway

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

This month, Boomerang Books are giving you more chances to win! Alongside our regular monthly giveaway and our Facebook-exclusive giveaway, to celebrate August being the month of the Children’s Book Council Australia’s Book Week, we have a special children’s prize pack to giveaway. AUGUST MAJOR GIVEAWAY This month’s prize pack is an eclectic mix set […]