Ninjas and Knock Outs!

Book 2

From the Series Tao, the Little Samurai

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Tao dreams of becoming a martial arts master, but his wandering mind always gets him into trouble. Especially when he starts having lovey-dovey thoughts about his friend Kat! Tao starts pulling bigger, sillier pranks. Will Kat notice him? Well, his angry teachers might!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Graphic Novels
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.6
Text Type Fiction—Humor
BISACS JUV008000, JUV032070
Dewey 741.5'944
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.375 x 8.1875
Lexile 480
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 2.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 163928
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author: Laurent Richard

Illustrator: Nicolas Ryser

Nicolas Ryser attended the School of Graphic Arts Estienne in Paris and specialized in illustration and typography. He won several competitions including the Angoulème and works for the magazine Casus Belli in France.


Library Media Connection

“Each page is headed with a philosophical teaching of a martial arts concept. The illustrations are colorful and correspond with the text.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“The panels are appealing to the eye, with crisp, energetic illustrations and vivid colors. A light, entertaining series for most graphic novel collections.” —School Library Journal