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Ninja Kid

(Ninja Kid #1)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  173 ratings  ·  32 reviews
Ninja Kid book #1 From Nerd to Ninja
Nelson is a nerd! Unfit, uncool...totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he is a NINJA! THE LAST NINJA ON EARTH! How is he going to save the world when he cannot even get his undies on the right way?! With the help of Grandmas inventions and his wild cousin Kenny, can Nelson master his new ninja skills
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 1st 2018 by Scholastic Australia (first published 2018)
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Schizanthus Nerd
Anh Do can do no wrong in my eyes! I love both his WeirDo and Hot Dog! series, and his new series, Ninja Kid, is even more fun. Nelson Kane is a nerd. He lives on a junkyard with his Mum, Grandma Pat and cousin Kenny.

His Mum works as a cleaner because the junkyard isn’t doing that well and given the amount of food cousin Kenny can put away in his ultra skinny frame, he’s probably eating for five. Nelson’s Dad was a fisherman who sadly was lost at sea.

Grandma Pat is one of the coolest grannies
Книжни Криле
Издателство „Кръг” навлезе без зор в кръгозора ни с една свежарска книжка за млади (на години и по дух) читатели – „Момчето нинджа” е първата преведена у нас книга на родения във Виетнам комик и писател Ан Доу. И тъй като името му доскоро не ми говореше нищо, вниманието ми всъщност грабнаха най-напред илюстрациите на карикатуриста Джеръми Лей, които ни посрещат още от обещаващата корица, намигваща едновременно към „Костенурките нинджа” и „Ловци на духове”. И ако все още ви е нужно нещо повече, ...more
WhatBookNext .com
Dec 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Age – 7+

Nelson Kane lives in a junkyard with his mum, weird inventor grandma and cousin Kenny. When he wakes on his 10th birthday, he has no idea his whole world is about to change.

Nelson is a klutz, petrified of spiders and has often been in tricky situations with Grandma’s gadgets. But today is different. Mum and Grandma have something to tell him. He is a ninja, just like his father before him. Nelson is in shock, but has to step up to his new skills as his town is attacked by mutant spiders!
Marie the Librarian
It was okay, not amazing.
Detski Knigi
Apr 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“Момчето нинджа”е чисто забавление без никакви особени претенции. Историята на невзрачния Нелсън Кейн е колкото предвидима, толкова и симпатична. Навярно всяко дете мечтае един ден да се окаже герой със суперсили и винаги е готово да съпреживее подобна история чрез книга. В случая допълнителен плюс са симпатичните второстепенни герои като откачената баба изобретателка и вечно гладният братовчед Кени, който макар и досаден, съвсем не е страхлив.

Цялото ревю на
Ninjas, uitvindingen, familiegeheimen, hongerige vrienden, een verjaardag, en meer! Een heerlijk boek!

WAUW! Dit was gewoonweg geweldig! Ik moet meer van deze serie hebben! Hopelijk kan ik ooit boek 2 lezen, zo jammer alleen dat de Engelse delen bijna niet te vinden zijn (of ontzettend duur) anders had ik die meteen gekocht.

Dit boek gaat over Nelson een jongen die normaal altijd erg klunzig is, maar nu op zijn 10de verjaardag opeens heel anders is. Hij is een ninja! Net als zijn vader! Zo springt
Izabelle Holmgren
Den här boken har både sina för- och nackdelar. Bilderna är många och hysteriskt roliga. Texten är stor och det i kombon med alla bilder gör att vi har en bok att ge kids som vill ha "en tjock bok med lite text". Storyn är... inte jättebra. Inte heller fruktansvärt dålig men hade det inte varit för bilderna vet jag inte om jag hade rekommenderat denna till kidsen.

Boken handlar om Nelsen som på sin tionde födelsedag upptäcker att han har ninjakrafter. Han får veta att hans sedan länge döda far
~♥~ happinesslife
Mar 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Me ha encantado!
Un libro ideal para los peques que empiezan ya a leer libros más gorditos.
Es una historia divertida y adictiva que enganchará a cualquier pequeño.
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Un libro infantil, que demuestra que los héroes no necesitan de tanto lujo para salvar al mundo XD
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: primària
M'ha agradat molt llegir-lo. Ha estat una sorpresa i ja m'he començat el segon volum de la saga.

Marc Muñoz (4t de primària)
Петър Панчев
Apr 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: кръг
Чудноватите сили на Нелсън
(Цялото ревю е тук:

Докато привършвах поредната книга за хлапета от една поредица с нинджи, ми попадна информация за тази. Настройката си беше на линия, така че реших да ѝ хвърля едно око. Нека първо смъкнем възрастта на аудиторията, за която е предназначена, макар моя милост да е вече на повече от три десетилетия от нея. Хлапакът Нелсън току-що е направил десет години и е редно да влезем в неговия свят, обкръжен от неувереност и
Perfect for fans of The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey, or Ahn Do's previous series Weirdo this fun junior read is action packed and full of silly moments.
Nelson is a bit of a nerd and a total klutz but when he wakes up on his 10th birthday he discovers that he suddenly has Ninja superpowers! That's when Nelson finds out that his family isn't as ordinary as he thought: His dad wasn't a fisherman that got lost at sea - he was a daring Ninja that saved the world; And his Nana isn't quite the
Bibliotekarien läser
Innehåller alla dom klassiska, och uttjatade, ingredienserna: tönt, mobbare, skurkar och en ovillig hjälte. Började segt men tog sig mot slutet.
Armando Blanco
Aug 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Este ejemplar es gracias a la participación de Masa Crítica México por Babelio español.

Nelson es un chico de diez años que se destaca por ser torpe y un debilucho, siempre esta pasándole pequeños accidentesy cuando se despierta en el día de su cumpleaños puede notar algunos cambios en el y lo que más le ha sorprendido es que no ha necesitado sus lentes para poder ver y que al caerse ha tenido reflejos y no se ha golpeado.

Nelson es un chico que siempre está acompañado de su primo Kenny, el que
Tara Ethridge
Nov 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Read this fun book and put it directly into the hands of a 4th grader in the library. A PERFECT bridging book for those who love graphic novels as it has pictures but more text and is just awesome. Nelson is not really good at anything and is super clumsy--until, that is, he wakes up on his 10th birthday and is told he is a ninja. Everything changes! He also finds out that his dad who left a long time ago was also a ninja, which will play into the series. Can't wait to order more of these for ...more
Sean Harding
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
First in a new series by Ayn Do and it is more in the fantastic world with Ninja's. it still has a lot of his trademark humour and is heavily illustrated, but it is really plot driven and takes you through an interesting story with a great twist at the end and then leaving you waiting for another instalment. Top stuff from a very talented man.
Apr 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: hcf
Är visserligen en sucker för skruvade serie-liknande barnböcker men den här var riktigt rolig! Tänk att vakna en dag och ha ninjakrafter. Bara sådär! Lagom långa kapitel, bra illustrerad och verkligen ett sug efter nästa så fort jag slog igen den!
Aug 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Un libro realmente bonito, tanto para chicos como grandes, fomenta valores y valentía, y cuenta con unas ilustraciones preciosas *w* y el final te deja súper picado!!!!! Espero traigan pronto la segunda parte para volver a vivir aventuras con este ninja!!!!
Dec 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 09-12-ages
This book is perfect for the kid who needs to be nudged from reading graphic novels to chapter books. Even more so if they love ninjas. My 10-year-old son loved this, and we plan on buying more from the next Scholastic Book Club newsletter. .
Jim Robinson
Jul 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Good fun romp, my 7 year old son loved it.
Isa Rive
Aug 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: primary-fiction
Who doesn’t want to wake up with super powers! I really enjoy Anh Do’s books. They’re accessible and fun for kids with great illustrations. Recommend 7-10y
Gunn Vajirakachorn
Mar 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Kids
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May 17, 2019 rated it it was ok
Tykk bok med lite tekst, lite substans og mye repetisjon.
Alison Condliffe
Apr 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: australian
Lots of potential in this series of a nerd turned ninja. Liked the spider angle and school bully. The family support was also good and the twist at the end.
Mar 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 - 4 stars
Anna Davidson
Feb 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Super fun read!
The Teacher's Library
Mar 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Review coming on
Beck Rodgers
Apr 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another funny and entertaining book for kids from Ahn Do. Loved the characters quirks and the bond of this super family.
Ann-Christin Berg
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Her er min omtale av Ninjakid:
Sandra (sagosandra)
För den som gillar Handboken för superhjältar och/eller Spiderman borde den här boken passa perfekt. Lättläst, många svartvita bilder. Smårolig och lagom underhållande, varning dock för jättespindlar om barnen är spindelrädda!
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Anh Do is a comedian, artist and also one of the highest selling Australian authors of all time, with total book sales approaching 3 million.

Anh’s first book, The Happiest Refugee, is his enormously popular memoir recounting his perilous childhood journey in a tiny boat from war-torn Vietnam to Australia. The book became an instant hit and has won numerous awards including Australian Book of the

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