|aSwords : |ban artist's devotion / |cwritten & illustrated by Ben Boos
|aCambridge, Mass. : |bCandlewick Press, |cc2008.
|a82,  p. : |bchiefly ill. (some col.) ; |c31 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aIllustrated with breathtaking intricacy, a celebration of swords and swordsmen spans history and cultures to review the ancient warriors who lived by the sword, from Beowulf to medieval knights, and from stealthy ninja and samurai to legendary maidens of war.