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Our Vikings children's books are perfect for primary school lessons. They look back at this incredible historical era in detail and will help children develop an interest in history.

  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: SPVG
    Collection 9 years +
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    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
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  • A Street Through Time

    Steve Noon

    Product Code: ASTT
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring fourteen key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 7 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
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  • History Essentials Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: HSTE
    Collection 8 years +
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    Know a young history buff? These books will encourage them to take a step back in time...

    Each book offers a combination of facts, photographs of fascinating artefacts and reconstructions of key events and daily life.

    Backed by the latest research and evidence, these fast-paced, dramatic reads will bring history to life for Key Stage 2 students.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
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  • Histronauts Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: HSTR
    Collection 7 years +
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    Travel back in time with The Histronauts and bring history to life by reading the stories and facts in this fun three-book collection!

    With lovable characters and a graphic novel-style narrative, each book is perfect for creating loyal history fans from reluctant readers, and there are plenty of activities to keep them engaged throughout the series.

    Children will explore the Egyptian, Roman and Viking eras as they uncover the secrets of the past and learn facts in an interactive and exciting way.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
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  • Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago

    Mike Jolley

    Product Code: STMI
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
    • £3.99
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  • Viking Boy

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AFBGS
    Paperback 10 years +
    Viking Boy is an action-packed blend of historical adventure and fantasy for junior readers.

    Gunnar is the son of a Viking chieftain, living peacefully on his family steading with his mother, father and their people - until they are raided by Skuli and his Wolf Men, who raze his home to the ground and take his father's life. Gunnar swears an oath to avenge his father's death and save his mother - but first he must run to save himself.

    Murderous raiders, hand-to-hand battles to the death, mythical flying wolves and a relentless sea journey to the Land of Fire and Ice...Unknown to Gunnar, his life has been foretold and he finds he has a destiny greater than his own story.
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  • The Sword of the Viking King

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: APXWJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    When King Alfred is left to wander the English countryside looking little better than a beggar, it seems there is no hope left - the Vikings will conquer the country and they will all become slaves. Ethelbert is still young, but he wishes he could fight to protect his country. And soon he is called upon to do just that. But when faced with such fearsome warriors, it is only through cunning and mystery that they will get the upper hand...A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters.
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  • Illustrated Norse Myths

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: AIERU
    Hardback 6 years +
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    A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker. Dynamic artwork by Matteo Pincelli brings to life the exciting, strange and sometimes dangerous world of the Norse gods.
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  • The Last Viking

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: AIYKT
    Paperback 9 years +
    Adventure story, packed with facts about Vikings. When Emma spies the Viking ships on the horizon, she runs to warn her village but no one will believe her! Not even her monk brother Symeon, until it's too late. Worse, the village has been betrayed by one of its own - Will the siblings be able to stop the Viking invaders form destroying the village? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
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  • The Usborne History of Britain

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: AAHHW
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This is a truly luxury book and a must-have for every family bookshelf, with cloth binding, a beautiful jacket and ribbon marker. It offers a comprehensive compendium of the history of Britain, encompassing everything from prehistoric times to the turn of the new millennium. This truly luxurious title is a must for every family bookshelf. It features internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features.
    • £19.99
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  • Gross Facts About Vikings

    Mira Vonne

    Product Code: BGPBU
    Paperback 7 years +
    From smelly ships to violent wars and icky battle wounds, life was rough for Vikings. Get ready to explore the nasty side of Viking life.
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  • Hands-on History! Viking World

    Philip Steele

    Product Code: AEZOD
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title helps you learn about the legendary Norse raiders, with 15 step-by-step projects and more than 350 exciting pictures. You can step back in time to the age of the seafaring Vikings - find out about the ships they sailed in, the distant lands they explored, and the wars they waged. Fact boxes provide additional insights and indicate links with the present. 15 simple and enjoyable projects allow you to recreate the past - build a model Viking house, make a shield ready for battle, sculpt a brooch and a bracelet from clay, bake a Viking loaf, learn to write your name in runes, and play an ancient Norse board game. It is packed with over 350 photographs and illustrations, including a pictorial timeline, cross sections, historical maps and clear step pictures for every technique. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. This fascinating fact and project book is the perfect introduction to Viking history. You can discover how these amazing people lived their lives, the food they ate, the clothes they wore, the heroes they revered, the weapons they used, and the lands they conquered. Practical projects really help young readers to understand what life was like in the past - make a Viking drinking horn, create a lucky charm inspired by the Norse thunder god Thor, build a model of a mighty longship, and construct a full-size battle helmet.
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  • Invasion and Settlement

    Nicola Barber

    Product Code: AQBWP
    Paperback 7 years +
    The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at Viking invasion and settlement, describing how far Viking travels extended and how the Vikings attacked, fought against or traded with the people they encountered.
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  • The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

    Cath Senker

    Product Code: AQBSK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Important historical themes such as family life, entertainment and work are illustrated by fascinating and relevant photographs.
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  • Make This Viking Settlement

    Iain Ashman

    Product Code: APOFP
    Paperback 8 years +
    Printed on stiff card, this book contains templates to cut out and construct a model of a Viking settlement crammed with authentic detail. The base of the completed model measures 61 x 46cm, and includes 16 houses with doors and windows that open to reveal the details inside, and two Viking trading ships. It contains over 40 cut-out figures including merchants, traders and townspeople to recreate scenes of everyday life in a bustling riverside settlement.
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  • Viking Invader

    Fergus Fleming

    Product Code: APNEL
    Paperback 9 years +
    This tabloid-style work contains illustrations and photographs, which help present a wealth of accurate historical material in an irresistible fashion.
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  • Viking World

    Anne Millard

    Product Code: APHFX
    Hardback 7 years +
    The Vikings were great explorers, dramatic storytellers, skilled craftsmen and ruthless raiders - this book is a comprehensive introduction to their world, illustrated with photographs, artwork and diagrams. Readers can learn about The Vikings' everyday lives, their clothes, their food, their homes, their weapons, their culture and their legacy.
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  • Ladybird Histories: Vikings

    Product Code: AJDLB
    Paperback 5 years +
    Ladybird Histories is a series of books about periods and people in history that children find especially engaging and that are often taught in schools. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important characters to the influence the past has played on the world around us today. This Ladybird Histories title is all about the Vikings: their famous leaders, what people wore, how they lived, their fascinating myths and legends and how they shaped Britain today. Everything you need to know about the Vikings for school homework!
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  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: ARJLF
    Paperback 8 years +
    The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne in 793, through to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when the Normans were victorious. The book describes the Viking raids and invasions, the resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England, and details the daily lives of Anglo-Saxons living there, including how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture. Find out more about Edward the Confessor, Guthrum, and Aethelflaed and how the Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages of this time have survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
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  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: ARJAB
    Hardback
    The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins when the Vikings arrived and attacked Lindisfarne in 793, through to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when the Normans were victorious. The book describes the Viking raids and invasions, the resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England, and details the daily lives of Anglo-Saxons living there, including how their art, religion and daily life shaped British culture. Find out more about Edward the Confessor, Guthrum, and Aethelflaed and how the Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages of this time have survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
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  • The Vikings

    Jillian Powell

    Product Code: AQBRE
    Paperback 7 years +
    Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. But this book reveals all the bits of history that no one ever tells you about. From food, families and funerals to sport, superstitions and sacrifices, find out the grim, gory and grisly truth about the Vikings.
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  • Warrior Heroes: The Viking's Revenge

    Benjamin Hulme-Cross

    Product Code: APXJN
    Paperback 9 years +
    Travel back in time with brothers Arthur and Finn to retrieve the stolen sword, Blood Hunter and rewrite the past. Fascinating historical facts combine with action packed fiction to create a dramatic and gripping adventure. This fast paced and exciting narrative will leave the reader wanting more and more. Will the boys escape the grips of the powerful Vikings and succeed in changing the course of history?
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  • Life as a Viking

    Allison Lassieur

    Product Code: ANMOT
    Paperback 8 years +
    Viking warriors sailed their famous wooden ships throughout the world, leaving fear and destruction in their wake. Will you: Take part in the raid on Lindisfarne monastery? Invade England with the great Viking leader Halfdan Ragnarsson? Fight at the side of King Harald Hardrada at the Battle of Stamford Bridge?
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