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Vikings / by Nancy Ohlin ; illustrated by Adam Larkum.

Ohlin, Nancy, (author.). Larkum, Adam, (illustrator.).

Get ready to blast back to the past and discover what life was like as a Viking! When people think about Vikings, things like big ships and helmets with horns may come to mind. But what was it really like to be a Viking? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the ships they sailed to everyday life, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the Vikings discovered North America long before Christopher Columbus, and how one Harry Potter character was named after a famous creature from Viking mythology! The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499803860 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1499803869 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781499803853 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1499803850 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 107 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A peek into the past"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 110).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- A brief history of the Vikings -- The rise of the Vikings -- A typical Viking -- Viking ships -- How the Vikings attacked -- The Vikings in England -- The Vikings in Ireland -- Iceland, Greenland, and beyond -- Other Viking journeys -- Viking religion and mythology -- Viking homes -- Viking meals -- Viking clothes -- Viking education -- The Icelandic sagas -- The end of the Vikings -- The legacy of the Vikings.
Target Audience Note:
1010L Lexile
Ages 7-10.
Grades 4-6.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 6.5 1 1 189800
Subject: Vikings > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Susquehanna County Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Forest City j 948 OHLI (Text)
Memorial: Given in Memory of Lorraine Matechak by The Tourje Family.
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