Discover how the legend of a magical sword helped inspire Misa Sugiura's Momo Arashima Steals the Sword of the Wind (Puffin). In this fast-paced fantasy adventure, Momo discovers that her mother is a Shinto goddess and embarks on a quest to find a legendary sword.
Students Sophie, Lachlan, Holly & Charlotte from Buckie High School asked author Misa Sugiura about the Japanese mythology and a legendary warrior that helped inspire Momo Arashima Steals the Sword of the Wind. In this video, Misa also explains how she learned about the Shinto religion which features through the novel, and how she develops her characters. Misa also gives a short reading from the novel.