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Adventures of Ai is an upcoming children’s eBook written by New York Times bestselling author, Craig Bouchard. The story is a part non-fiction and part fiction fantasy targeted at girls and boys ages 9-12 for the pressures they will encounter as they grow up, and incorporates subjects like art, history, poetry, music and mathematics.
The book is described as:
A stranger from America uncovers the fiercely protected secret of a centuries-old famous Japanese family: their ancestry is marked with extraordinary women who tame the wilds of the supernatural. Intrigued, he stumbles upon the bridge that connects past to present through the life of an unusual little girl that you will come to know as Ai. The Adventures of Ai is a fast-paced adventure novel set in the early 16th century Japanese countryside. Intelligent and brave, Ai decides that one day she will “have an adventure” in a quest to reunite with her father, a protégé of the legendary Leonardo da Vinci. Along with her loyal and faithful horse, Chuugi, Honmei, her protective bluebird and her inseparable deer companion, Yorokobi, Ai ventures far from home to find what fate has in store for her.
This book is perfect for kids who like fantasy type books. The illustrations are high quality and detailed.