Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Versus: Warriors

Versus: Warriors


Steve Stone, Illustrator




Ten of the greatest warriors of history meet for the first time. From Viking vs. Aztec Warrior and Samurai v. Gladiator to Medieval Knight vs. Zulu, Versus explores who would triuimph and why, if these fiercest warriors were to engage in deadly battle against one another. Data files compare and contrast weaponry, armor, tactics and codes of honor, while eye-catching background scenes of arenas provide historical and cultureal context. With the computer-gamer in mind, designs brings history's warriors into the 21st century and readers will be treated to large, gate folded pages that enhance the expereience of each battle In the end, only one can be crowned history's ultimate warrior. Who will it be?

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VS: Warriors

Ever wondered what would happen if a samurai warrior fought a gladiator? Who would win and why? VS: WARRIORS is a brand-new battle-game experience: ten legendary warriors, five incredible battles, one ultimate champion!


Praise for Versus: Warriors

“[A] stunning presentation, gripping illustrations and fascinating text filled with historical details. ” —Journal Inquirer

“The highly-detailed text and illustration. . . will appeal to gamesters, including reluctant readers.” —Yellow Brick Road

“[A] visually impressive collection of words and art.” —Curled Up With a Good (Kid's) Book

“[A] very cool book.” —Boys Read

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About the author

Steve Stone, Illustrator

Steve Stone is an accomplished illustrator. He has worked on hundreds of book covers, most notable Stephen King's DARK TOWER series and Terry Brooks' epic fantasy series SHANNARA. He has produced many commissions in the advertising sector for clients as diverse as General Electric, Sony and Mars.

Steve Stone

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