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Takeshita Demons
Author: Cristy Burne

ISBN: 9781847801159
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 3 June 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.27
Description:
Hugely entertaining, fast-paced contemporary adventure, featuring demons from Japanese folklore

Miku Takeshita and her family have moved from Japan to live in the UK, but unfortunately the family's enemy demons have followed them Miku knows she's in trouble when her new supply teacher turns out to be a Nukekubi - a bloodthirsty demon who can turn into a flying head and whose favourite snack is children.

That night, in a raging snowstorm, Miku's little brother Kazu is kidnapped by the demons, and then it's up to Miku and her friend Cait to get him back. The girls break into their snow-locked school, confronting the dragon-like Woman of the Wet, and outwitting the faceless Nopera-bo. At last they come face to face with the Nukekubi itself - but will they be in time to save Kazu?

About the Author

Cristy Burne has joint New Zealand and Australian citizenship, has travelled widely and lived for several years in Japan as a teacher and editor. It was during this time that she became fascinated with Japanese folklore and the supernatural yokai - demons - which are very much a part of...

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