What a Viking! by Mick Manning

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Published by R & S Books .

Written in English

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  • Vikings,
  • People & Places - Europe,
  • History - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - History - General,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Social Studies - General,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9113914M
ISBN 109129648831
ISBN 109789129648836

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Despite the title, this wittily illustrated book introduces children to the Norse as more than just Viking raiders: they are also farmers, hunters, traders, explorers and :   Early Viking Raids. In A.D.an attack on the Lindisfarne monastery off the coast of Northumberland in northeastern England marked the beginning of the Viking Age.

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With accessible text and engaging illustrations, this is a great addition to your library of books covering the Vikings topic. Viking Books is an imprint of Penguin General and has existed in the UK for over thirty-five years. At Viking we believe in publishing brilliant writers and we don’t think that high-quality writing needs to be at the sacrifice of commercial success.

The Viking’s story is rich with folklore as well as Anglo-Saxon history. These free lapbook printables include mini-books and notebooking pages.

Click here to download your free printables. The Vikings were famously fierce warriors. They set sail from their homes and raided other societies across Europe with sudden and daring attacks.

To a Viking warrior, honor and glory in battle were the only things that lasted forever. Warriors who died bravely were believed to go to Valhalla, the Viking. Sons of Vikings tells the story of the Viking Age ( A.D.) through the lives of extraordinary people.

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Viking, member of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the 9th to the 11th century.

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The illustration to the right is from the section Gylfaginning (the tricking of Gylfi), showing Gylfi in a contest of wisdom with three Æsir. Not every viking related DIY project has to be and artsy craftsy one meant for little kids.

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