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Moonshadow #2: The Nightmare Ninja

By Simon Higgins (Trade Paperback, 2012)
The future of medieval Japan is at stake once again. A ruthless and power hungry warlord has set out to destroy Moonshadow, a young ninja spy, and his clan of ninja warriors, the Grey Light Order. Luckily, Moonshadow has Snowhawk, a powerful girl ninja and former rival, at his side. Together, they face bounty hunters, a vengeful gangster, and cunning agents from Snowhawk's former clan. But their greatest enemy is a man who uses no weapons--a deadly ninja who enters his victims' minds in their sleep!

Join Moonshadow and Snowhawk in this thrilling sequel to Rise of the Ninja!



  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316055345

    • On Sale Date: 06/12/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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The future of medieval Japan is at stake once again. A ruthless and power hungry warlord has set out to destroy Moonshadow, a young ninja spy, and his clan of ninja warriors, the Grey Light Order. Luckily, Moonshadow has Snowhawk, a powerful girl ninja and former rival, at his side. Together, they face bounty hunters, a vengeful gangster, and cunning agents from Snowhawk's former clan. But their greatest enemy is a man who uses no weapons--a deadly ninja who enters his victims' minds in their sleep!

Join Moonshadow and Snowhawk in this thrilling sequel to Rise of the Ninja!



Simon Higgins is the author of the bestselling Thunderfish trilogy which was a Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Book and also the Jade Draper series. He is an expert in Japanese swordsmanship and lived in Japan for a number of years.

  • Praise for Moonshadow: Rise of the Ninja:
    "Higgins crafts a thrilling tale of honor and friendship... Move over Alex Rider." (Kirkus).

  • "The swordplay is fast and furious... This adventure is part spy novel, part magic, and all fun." (School Library Journal).

  • "Exhilarating... the nonstop action requires readers to be, like ninjas themselves, ever vigilant... readers will be satisfied." (Booklist).

  • "Though action is at the core of this tale, Higgins also brings to it history, brains, and heart." (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for Moonshadow 1 Australian edition:
    Aurealis Awards "Best Children's Novel" nominee

    "Lightning-fast action and gripping intrigue. Higgins's grasp of Japanese sword skills and spy craft is masterful." (John Flanagan, author of The Ranger's Apprentice).

  • "Enjoyable, accessible and fast-paced with plenty of martial arts action, Eastern philosophy and a determined, talented, and focused female character to compliment the stoicism of Moonshadow." (Aurealis Award committee).

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Moonshadow #2: The Nightmare Ninja
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN
  • Pages: 384
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316055345
  • On Sale Date: 06/12/2012
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