THE ANGLO-SAXONS & THE VIKINGS

Explore by-gone eras with these timeless books ...

The Dragon's Hoard

by Lari Don

Meet the Vikings and enter their enchanting world full of Viking mythology. Illustrated throughout, these 11 amazing stories bring the Viking Sagas, tales they themselves told, to vivid life. A fantastic introduction to Viking mythology, these illustrated tales will have children captivated.

DK Find Out!: Vikings

by DK

Did you know that Vikings were skilled artists and makers? Or that Icelandic Vikings ate whale meat, seals, puffins, and ponies? Meet Viking warriors and explorers in this book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges.

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Horrible Histories: Viscous Vikings

by Terry Deary

All the foul facts about the Vicious Vikings are ready to uncover, including including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues.

Norse Myths

by Kevin Crossley-Holland 

These dramatic, enthralling and atmospheric tales are based on the Scandinavian myth cycle – one of the greatest and most culturally significant stories in the world – and tell of Odin with his one eye, Thor with his mighty hammer and Loki, the red-haired, shape-shifting trickster.

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Beowulf

by Sir Michael Morpurgo 

In fifth-century Denmark, a murderous monster stalks the night, and only the great prince of the Geats has the strength and courage to defeat him. Beowulf's terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British literature. An epic Anglo-Saxon legend brilliantly recreated.

Everything Vikings

by Nadia Higgins

Hats with horns, flying dragons…you may think you know everything there is to know about Vikings, but think again!

With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, and full of fun facts and surprises, readers won't stop until they've learned everything about Vikings.

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Arthur and the Golden Rope

by Joe Todd Stanton 

Follow the epic journey of Brownstone's earliest ancestor, Arthur, and travel back to the age of the Vikings where this bookish young adventurer must find the courage to save his village and defeat the mighty beast Fenrir...

Riddle of the Runes

by Janina Ramirez

Alva rushes through the trees in the dead of night with her sniffer wolf, Fen. Being out alone when there's a kidnapper on the loose is reckless, but she needs to be first to the crime scene. But what Alva discovers raises more questions than it answers, drawing her into a dangerous search for truth, and for treasure.

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My First Fact File: The Vikings

by Philip Steele 

This fascinating fact file gives readers a first insight into the amazing lives of the Vikings. Find out about the mythology surrounding their gods and goddesses, or discover how Viking society worked, from the king at the top to slaves at the bottom. Ideal for lower KS2.
 

You Wouldn't Want to be a Viking Explorer by Andrew Langley  

As an adventurous young Viking living in 10th century Norway, you are keen to join other explorers in search of a new life elsewhere. You will travel vast distances across the Atlantic Ocean, to the coast of a new continent. It will be a difficult and dangerous journey - you really wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer!

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Anglo-Saxons (Explore!)

by Jane Bingham

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today.

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