Now your favorite manga stories are available as chapter books from VIZ Media. Younger children will be captivated by these prose stories, divided into easy-to-read chapters and featuring illustrations from the manga. The VIZ Kids line of chapter books debuts with Naruto, the story of a plucky prankster with a powerful secret whose ultimate goal is to be the world's greatest ninja! Naruto's training to be a ninja. But he's having trouble keeping his jokester ways under control. He's causing all kinds of trouble at the Ninja Academy. His teachers think he's anying. And Naruto himself thinks he's going to be the best ninja that ever lived. Only he'll have to prove to everyone that he's more than just the class clown first!
Naruto is a ninja-in-training with a need for attention, a knack for mischief and, sealed within him, a strange, formidable power. His antics amuse his instructor Kakashi and irritate his teammates, intense Sasuke and witty Sakura, but Naruto is serious about becoming the greatest ninja in the village of Konohagakure!