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Vikings

Author: Philip Steele; Ragnhild Ljosland
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Series: DK findout.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Find out all about the history of the Vikings, the warriors and explorers who raided Europe in their longships throughout the Middle Ages. Learn about Viking warfare, their families, homes, clothes, and crafts, as well as gods from Norse mythology, such as Thor and Loki, in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts. Amazing cut-away artworks take you inside Viking homes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele; Ragnhild Ljosland
ISBN: 9781465471208 1465471200 9781465477125 1465477128 9781544410937 154441093X 9780241323021 0241323029
OCLC Number: 1015820592
Notes: "What do you want to find out? Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Who were the Vikings? --
Viking voyages --
Viking longship --
Raids --
Warriors and weapons --
Traders --
Common myths --
Famous Vikings --
Walls and forts --
Viking society --
At home --
Jobs and skills --
Viking feast --
Viking animals --
Viking women --
Growing up --
Games and sports --
Words and music --
Writing in runes --
Art styles --
Dress like a Viking --
Gods and goddesses --
A Norse tale --
Afterlife --
Meet the expert --
After the Vikings --
A Viking adventure --
Viking facts and figures.
Series Title: DK findout.
Other Titles: Vikings (Arcturus)
Responsibility: author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Ragnhild Ljosland.

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Find out all about the history of the Vikings, the warriors and explorers who raided Europe in their longships throughout the Middle Ages. Learn about Viking warfare, their families, homes, clothes, and crafts, as well as gods from Norse mythology, such as Thor and Loki, in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts. Amazing cut-away artworks take you inside Viking homes and longships, in which these notorious seafaring warriors sailed to North America 500 years before Christopher Columbus. New photography, including reenactments of Viking life, makes this book essential for budding historians and imaginative learners.

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