Tells the story of the Samurai and how they shaped Japan’s history and culture with their training methods, battles and belief in death before dishonour. Includes timelines and Internet links to recommended websites. Vividly illustrated by Jason Eagle. Young Reading Series Three are for confident readers who still need to gain the stamina needed for standard length books. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton and a history consultant.