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Ninja Kid #2 : Flying Ninja! - Anh Do

Ninja Kid #2

Flying Ninja!

By: Anh Do, Jeremy Ley (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2018
ISBN: 9781742999579
Number Of Pages: 192

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Nelson is a ninja. He's not the coolest. Or the bravest. But he is the world's nerdiest ninja! And now he has to stop an animal rampage and machines going crazy all over town! For that, he'll need his new jetpack... and some serious ninja skills! How will Nelson learn to fly when he's scared of heights?!

Favourite Anh Do Series!

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Anh writes such feel-good kid's books; they always make me smile and I come away from the experience feeling better about the world. In this instalment, Ninja Kid (Nelson) is up against all of the machines in Duck Creek, which are mysteriously coming to life each time it rains. There's also a class excursion to the zoo that includes a stampede of zoo animals. Once again Ninja Kid is teamed up with H-Dude (his best friend and cousin, Kenny) and awesome inventor Grandma Pat, who will always be my favourite character in the series. His mother is also there, but not in a starring role. In this book we find out just who that evil guy in the helicopter from the first book is and a little of his dastardly plan but the scene is set for Ninja Kid and helicopter guy to do battle another day. Because Ninja Kid is sort of a superhero in the making his disguise of a sock fashioned into a mask is more than enough to deem him unrecognisable to everyone who knows him, even when he's wearing the exact same clothes in Ninja mode and Nelson mode. However unbelievable this may seem, the precedence has already been established by many superheroes before him. Both Nelson and Kenny face their fears in this book and the writing is often so corny it's funny. Jeremy Ley's illustrations are magic! Some pages had two illustrations and there was only one page in the entire book that only had text. While Anh is one of my favourite kid's authors, Jeremy has easily become one of my favourite illustrators. There's humour in the pictures that matches that of the text, the expressions on the peoples' faces are easy to 'read' and what's happening in the book matches what's happening in the pictures. I need the third book now please! 'Coming soon' is way too long to wait!

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ISBN: 9781742999579
ISBN-10: 1742999573
Series: Ninja Kid
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st October 2018
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 14.2 x 19.8  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.22

Anh Do

About the Author


Anh Do (born 2 June 1977) is a Vietnamese-born Australian author, actor and comedian. He has appeared on many Australian TV shows such as Thank God You're Here and Good News Week, and was runner-up on Dancing With The Stars in 2007. He studied a combined Business Law degree at the University of Technology, Sydney.

He is the brother of film director Khoa Do and has acted in several of Khoa's films, including Footy Legends, which he co-wrote and produced. In 2012, his TV show Anh Does Vietnam began airing.

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