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Laura Scandiffio is the author of several works of non-fiction for children, including both titles in the Kids at the Crossroads series, Aztec and Crusades. Nicolas Debon has illustrated several historical children's books set in Asia, including The Warlord's series by Virginia Walton Pilegard.


Laura Scandiffio addresses all aspects of the sport in The Martial Arts Book, illus. by Nicolas Debon, including its history, the spiritual side (Zen Buddhism, Taoism, etc.) and the different styles (Shaolin Temple Boxing, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, etc.), as well as the weapons used and how the practices have evolved in modern times. Martial arts enthusiasts will appreciate the book's thorough research. A glossary and index are also included. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

A fascinating history... relates how different styles of martial arts developed throughout the world... Highly readable and entertaining, with an index and glossary.--Leigh Fenly"San Diego Union-Tribune" (12/14/2003)
This attractive book introduces the legendary roots and spiritual aspects of martial arts ... the writing is clear and the emphasis on understanding the different historical traditions keeps each section well focused.--Carolyn Phelan"Booklist" (04/15/2003)

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