Posts Tagged "Ninjas"

Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks By Corey Rosen Schwartz Illustrated by Dan Santat Published by Penguins Young Readers Group ISBN-13:9780399176265 Age Range: 5 – 8 Years New from the team behind The Three Ninja Pigs and Ninja Red Riding Hood These ninja chicks are anything but chicken! When Hensel and Gretel’s dad gets snatched by a fox, the sisters put their ninja skills to work to track him down before he can be stir-fried. But are these two little chicks ready to take on a dark tangled forest, a tricky house made of corn bread, and...

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Deadly Flowers: A Ninja’s Tale

Posted in Age-o-Meter:: 10-14, Scare-o-Meter:: 10

Deadly Flowers: A Ninja’s Tale

SNATCH A STORY   An Excerpt from Deadly Flowers: A Ninja’s Tale: Something was coming up through that drain. That slurping sound came again, a vile, eager little gulp. And then a strange, soft clack-clack-clack. The skin on my back crawled, a chilly ripple that worked its way up my spine and into my scalp. Whatever it was, it sounded hungry. I’d put my sword back in the armory. There was nothing but a water dipper in my hand. A sword is a tool, not a crutch. Use it; do not lean on it. Anything can be a weapon. A stick, a stone. A comb, a needle. Or, of course, a cooking pot. I...

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