A little boy flexes his ninja chops in this hilariously sweet adventure, written and illustrated by debut author Arree Chung.
A ninja must be strong, courageous, and silent! He creeps through the house on a secret mission. There may be obstacles! But have no fear—a true ninja can overcome all challenges.
Praise For Ninja!…
“A ninja's full array of skills - stealth, surprise, agility - are on display in this picture book.” —BCCB
“Readers will applaud Maxwell's over-the-top ninja antics and giggle as he takes his unsuspecting family by surprise.” —The Horn Book
“Action-packed fun for wee little ninjas everywhere.” —Booklist
“*High-flying fun to be read aloud or independently.” —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
“*Readers riding high on the ninja craze will find this treatise on how to be a successful one quite enlightening . . . Laugh-out-loud fun.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
“With a dark and saturated palette, long shadows, and graphic-novel framings, Arree hits the sweet spot between sinister and spoof, while showcasing his hero in the repertoire of covert action poses worthy of the most loose-jointed action figure.” —Publishers Weekly
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805099119, 40pp.
Publication Date: June 3, 2014
About the Author
Arree Chung has worked in video games as a designer and art director. He received his ninja training at Art Center College of Design. When he is not practicing his ninja moves, you can find him playing basketball or riding his bike. Ninja! is the first book he has written and illustrated. Arree lives in the San Francisco Bay area with his family.