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So you want to be a Viking?

Author: John Haywood; Takayo Akiyama
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2019.
Series: So you want to be a ....
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kate, Eddie, and Angus are dazzled by pictures of Viking warriors' deadly axes and blingy swords in their library books. But when they're transported back in time to Scandinavia in 991 CE, they must figure out if they have what it takes to become Vikings themselves. A big, burly Viking called Bjorn initiates the kids in the ways of wielding a battle ax, plundering and looting, and soon they learn all sorts of other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Haywood; Takayo Akiyama
ISBN: 9780500651841 0500651841
OCLC Number: 1104600155
Notes: Includes index
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: So you want to be a viking? --
Bjorn's viking checklist --
Which leader should you follow? --
Choose your weapons --
Shopping for your gear --
Getting ship-shape --
SHIPWRECK! --
If sailing isn't for you... --
Become a beserker --
5 epic places to plunder --
Hervor's campaign pep talk --
Get ready to charge! --
The booty --
The sword's sleep --
Viking world map.
Series Title: So you want to be a ....
Responsibility: text by John Haywood ; illustrated by Takayo Akiyama.

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An essential guide for wannabe Vikings--and fair warning for those courageous, or crazy, enough to pledge allegiance to the cause.  Read more...

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A handy guide for young readers thinking that life on a longship in pursuit of plunder might be for them. Salutary reading for armchair berserkers and shield maidens.

 
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