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Boos, Ben, 1971-
Swords : an artist's devotion / written & illustrated by Ben Boos
1st pbk. ed
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jUF.Boos23S8 2012    DUE 08-22-14 OFF CAMPUS
Subject(s) Swords -- History -- Juvenile literature
Swordsmen -- History -- Juvenile literature
Swords -- Pictorial works
Swordsmiths -- History -- Juvenile literature
Weapons -- History -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 82, [5] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Note Originally published in hardcover in 2008
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Warriors -- Raiders -- War maidens -- Villagers -- Soldiers -- Landsknechts -- Knights -- Kings -- Samurai -- Ninja -- Silla knights [Korea] -- Eastern masters [China] -- War chiefs [Africa] -- Sultans [Middle East]
Summary Illustrated with breathtaking intricacy, a celebration of swords and swordsmen spans history and cultures to review the ancient warriors who lived by the sword, from Beowulf to medieval knights, and from stealthy ninja and samurai to legendary maidens of war

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