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Island of Ogres
     

Island of Ogres

by Lensey Namioka
 

Kajiro, a young masterless samurai is sent to a Japanese island to spy on the old lord. But when his boat lands, he is mistaken for Zenta, the famous warrior, and the villagers and fisherman of the island are anxious for him to combat the ogres that are tormenting the island. With an unforgettable cast of unusual characters, from a spacey commander, to a mysterious

Overview

Kajiro, a young masterless samurai is sent to a Japanese island to spy on the old lord. But when his boat lands, he is mistaken for Zenta, the famous warrior, and the villagers and fisherman of the island are anxious for him to combat the ogres that are tormenting the island. With an unforgettable cast of unusual characters, from a spacey commander, to a mysterious guest, and nuns who behave strangely when visited by Kajiro-Island of Ogres is a clever story that will satisfy young readers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060243722
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/1989
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
208
Age Range:
12 Years

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Meet the Author

Lensey Namioka was born in Beijing, China and moved to the US with her family when she was eight. A graduate of Radcliffe College and the University of California in Berkeley, Ms. Namioka lives in Seattle, WA.

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