Viking Longship

Viking Longship

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Format: Paperback / softback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781847806246
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Be a fly on the wall in the time of the Vikings. 

Watch skilful ship builders at work, charge into battle, visit a Viking farmstead, enjoy the hustle and bustle of Jorvik on market day and listen to fireside tales about the Viking gods – you can even wipe a tear from your eye at a Viking funeral! 

These pages are packed full of up-to-date information about Viking life from the latest archaeological discoveries. With drawings, notes, wood shavings, straw, wolf fur and axe marks, this book shows you history as it really happened!

MICK MANNING and BRITA GRANSTRÖM have developed a unique approach to picture information books over the last 21 years. Sharing the illustration between them and mixing words and pictures in inventive ways, they have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, and are five-times winners of the English Association Award. Mick fell in love with wildlife on primary school nature walks many years ago, and has an MA in Natural History Illustration from the Royal College of Art. Brita grew up on a farm, and has an MFA from Konstfack in Stockholm. They spend a lot of their time having both Swedish and British Wild Adventures with their four children. Their other books for Frances Lincoln include: The Beatles, Charles Dickens, Scenes from an Extraordinary Life, What Mr Darwin Saw, Tail-End Charlie, Taff in the WAAF; The Secrets of Stonehenge, Woolly Mammoth;and the Fly on the Wall series: Roman Fort, Viking Longship, Pharoah's Egypt, Greek Hero.

MICK MANNING and BRITA GRANSTRÖM have developed a unique approach to picture information books over the last 21 years. Sharing the illustration between them and mixing words and pictures in inventive ways, they have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, and are five-times winners of the English Association Award. Mick fell in love with wildlife on primary school nature walks many years ago, and has an MA in Natural History Illustration from the Royal College of Art. Brita grew up on a farm, and has an MFA from Konstfack in Stockholm. They spend a lot of their time having both Swedish and British Wild Adventures with their four children. Their other books for Frances Lincoln include: The Beatles; Charles Dickens, Scenes from an Extraordinary Life; What Mr Darwin Saw; Tail-End Charlie; Taff in the WAAF; The Secrets of Stonehenge; Woolly Mammoth; and the Fly on the Wall series: Roman Fort, Viking Longship; Pharoah's Egypt; Greek Hero.

Format: Paperback / softback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781847806246
Size: 8.661 in x 11.339 in / 220 mm x 288 mm
Published:

Who were the Vikings?  6

Meet the Vikings  7

Dragging a Dragon  8

Smash and Grab  10

Storm at Sea  12

Shipyard  14

Warrior Training  16

Sacrifice  18

Invasion  20

Battlefield  22

Viking Farm  24

Viking Women  26

Jorvik  28

Yule Feast  30

Raiders  32

Viking Funeral  34

End of the Vikings  36

What the Vikings left behind  36

Glossary and Index  36

"A superb book which will be ideal for KS2 pupils studying the Vikings, for anyone interested in history - and to get everyone interested in history!"