Viking Books for Kids
PRLL 9 years +9 years +
This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.
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All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.
Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
ENKC 5 years +5 years +
This huge 30-book collection covers a wide range of subjects and topics that children will be studying at Key Stage 1 level.
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It includes workbooks, non-fiction books and even a visual dictionary. There are two workbooks each for Science, Maths and English, while there are also books to help with spelling, handwriting and even telling the time.
Topics including animals, the rainforest and history are also covered throughout this huge collection of learning books which are perfect for helping with homework. It has more or less everything children need to know for school!
ASTT 7 years +7 years +
Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.
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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.
STMI 7 years +7 years +
This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.
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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.
HTLL 7 years +7 years +
Learn how Aztec priests, Samurai warriors and Roman gladiators lived with this fact-filled series of eight books.
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Written in a funny, first-person narrative, these books will delight young historians and children who prefer facts to fiction. These eye-opening books focus on the things from these exciting periods in history that were most weird, exciting, strange or scary. They also do not shy away from the violent nature of these eras - making them extra appealing!
Other jobs and livelihoods children will have so much fun learning about are Caribbean pirates, Egyptian Mummy makers, Medieval knights, Stone Age hunters and Viking warriors.
NTJK 7 years +7 years +
Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.
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Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.
From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
AAHHW 7 years +7 years +
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.
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AHNPU 9 years +9 years +
Go on an adventure along the timeline of history, year-by-year, from the stone age to the digital age History Year by Year is a children's history book like no other. It will take children on a stunning trip through time as they follow the history timeline that plots our life on Earth, from prehistoric man to how we live today. Over 1,500 pictures of artifacts, styles of dress, architectural triumphs and magnificent civilizations make this book a mini-history museum for kids, bringing history to life like no other. You can learn even more about themes such as the Renaissance or the French Revolution with chapters that focus on specific movements. The "child of the time" feature shows you how children would have lived during different historical periods. Ever wondered how children in Ancient Egypt got by? Or Viking England, the Industrial Revolution, or World War II? These informative chapters bring these periods of our history to life. History Year by Year is like no other history book for children. It combines facts, timelines and images and is perfect for any child looking to take an exciting visual journey through history (plus it's perfect for school projects). If you've ever had a question about history as a whole, History Year by Year joins the dots of history around the world, year by year, century by century.
- RRP £16.99
AEZOD 7 years +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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AIERU 6 years +6 years +
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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AIYKT 9 years +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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AJDLB 5 years +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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APOFP 8 years +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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AQBWP 7 years +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.
AQBWQ 5 years +5 years +
The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at the Vikings built and travelled in longships and other forms of transport across water and land. It describes how the Vikings' use of transport enabled them to carry out raiding and trading expeditions and examines evidence ship burials.
ABZIJ 9 years +9 years +
"DK Eyewitness Mythology" is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures offer your child a unique 'eyewitness' view of history's gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Show your child the world in a sealskin, a fire-breathing dragon, the one-eyed Cyclops and learn about the supernatural powers of the gods. They'll also discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole and the sacred art of sand painting. Then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Mythology. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at our associated website.
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AIWKV 6 years +6 years +
This is an illustrated adventure telling the story of King Harald Sigurdsson, the last king of the Vikings. Based on a true story, Harald's adventure takes him from a frightened teenager to wealthy and powerful warrior and finally, to a ruthless and tyrannical king, whose ambition leads him to a futile, yet glorious death at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066. In this exciting and action - packed story, Harald journeys across the world from Scandinavia to Russia, Byzantium, Sicily , Turkey, Palestine and finally England. Travelling overland and by sea he gathers wealth, recongition and power, and along the way meets a range of famous and flamboyant historical figures including Cnut the Great, Prince Jaroslav of Kiev, the Empress Zoe and King Harold of England.
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APHFX 7 years +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.
- RRP £12.99
APNEP 7 years +7 years +
Part of the TIME TRAVELLERS series, an introduction to the Vikings which provides information about their homes, villages and way of life, such as war campaigns in longboats, raids on England, and eventual domesticity and acquiescence of trade. Illustrated in full colour, by Stephen Cartwright.
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APXDV 7 years +7 years +
Much of the evidence we have of past times comes from the buildings people left behind. Their homes, villages and towns give us clues that help us find out about the way they lived. History On Your Doorstep explores different periods of British history through our building heritage.
APXJN 9 years +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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