The fifty years of peace that has ruled over the samurai ryus is coming to an end and only the Emperor can stop it. The kids from the Cockroach Ryu are back and make it their mission to get the Emperor to stop the coming war. But the last time the Emperor saw Sensei, he threatened to cut off his head! Will they be able to protect their Sensei and stop a battle?
In addition to the bestselling Samurai Kids books, Sandy has is the author of another unique historical fiction novel, Polar Boy. She currently lives south of Sydney where she works in IT. For more information about the author and the samurai kids, please visit her website www.sandyfussell.com
Rhian Nest James started working as a freelance illustrator in 1987 and has since illustrated over 60 children's books. Rhian moved to Sydney, Australia from her native Wales in 2002.