Silent and Skilled: Day of the Ninja

Quiet and mysterious, ninja warriors are known for their strength, skill and stealth. Turn your back for just a moment, and a ninja might catch you by surprise!

What is it about ninjas that's so fascinating? Their clothing says "dark" and "dangerous." They move with lightning speed. And they have the mental and physical discipline to do amazing things. No wonder kids of all ages love them.

Honor Day of the Ninja on December 5 by donning your favorite black outfit and sneaking up on one of these sure-to-please titles!

Picture Books

Ninja Baby: Nina has dazzled her parents with ninja skills since she was born, but what happens when the Kung Fu Master—her new baby brother—arrives with a few tricks of his own?

Ninja Boy Goes to School: What's it like for a ninja kid to go to school just like everyone else? Find out in this humorous read with eye-catching illustrations guaranteed to delight young ninja experts.

Ninja Red Riding Hood: She's not your typical fairy tale heroine! The girl in red has a few surprises for the Big Bad Wolf in this twist on the original tale.

Informational Books

Action Fighting Figures: Want to develop a different kind of ninja skill? Illustrate your own action-packed story using the tips and techniques in this how-to book for kids who like to draw.

Ninjas and Samurai: Learn what life was like for ninja and samurai warriors in this companion to the Magic Tree House Night of the Ninjas.

You Wouldn't Want to Be A Ninja Warrior!: Are you absolutely sure you want to be a ninja? Read this to find out the secret life of a "shadow warrior" in 16th-century Japan.

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