The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Japan
Written By: Peter Chrisp, Monika Hinkel, Eugenia Nobati
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Travel across more than 2000 years of history as you visit the ancient islands of Japan. See the stunning masks of the Noh theater and watch sumo wrestlers in action. Marvel at the weapons and armor used by a mighty samurai and discover mythical tales of demons, gods, and goddesses. Dozens of Japanese treasures are depicted in detailed full-color illustrations accompanied by fascinating facts about their use, lore, and history.

DOZENS OF ARTIFACTS: Learn about 36 iconic objects, from a samurai warrior’s armour to a Noh theater performer’s mask.

BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images of the art, objects, people, and icons of the Japanese civilization.

FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of amazing facts about Japanese treasures in an easy-to-read format that will enthral budding historians of all ages.

CLASSROOM TO COFFEE TABLE: This beautiful volume is equally at home on a school bookshelf to support student learning as in a living room to be enjoyed by the whole family.

COLLECT THE SERIES: More fascinating compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Vikings, The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Rome, and The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Egypt.

Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 10/15/2024
ISBN: 9798886740578
Pages: 80
Trim Size: 10.71 x 14.57

  • About the Author 
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Peter Chrisp, Author: Peter Chrisp has written more than 90 children’s books on a wide range of historical topics, many focusing on the ancient world. Titles include Ancient Egypt Revealed and Ancient Rome RevealedAlexander the Great: Legend of a Warrior King, and many more.

Monika Hinkel, Contributor: Dr Monika Hinkel is a lecturer in Japanese art and part of the Japan Research Centre at SOAS, University of London. She studied Japanese Studies and Oriental Art History at Bonn University. Dr Hinkel specializes in woodblock prints, and has spent time lecturing and researching at various institutions around the world.

Eugenia Nobati, Illustrator: Eugenia Nobati is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she lives with her family, two cats and a dog. Her work has been published in nine countries and more than forty books. She was selected among sixteen illustrators representing Argentina in Bratislava's Bienal 2012. In 2014, she was recognized by ALIJA, Argentina's section of IBBY, for the best illustrated book.