By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Sonia Leong
You are captain of a Viking trading ship. Your village has been destroyed by raiders. Will you set sail to seek revenge? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.
By Rachel Wright
Viking Vik and the Wolves
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik is guarding the goats in the hills when he sees Greeneyes the Wolf. Wulf laughs at Vik. Everyone knows Greeneyes isn't real! But Wulf stops laughing when he hears a howl in the night...
Viking Vik and the Trolls
By Shoo Rayner
Watch out - there are giant Trolls about! But the sweetest, juiciest cloudberries grow on the other side of the bridge. Will Viking Vik, Freya and Wulf get across to pick them without being eaten alive?
Viking Vik and the Bug House
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik and Wulf are squabbling over who should be the leader. What they need is a contest to see who's the bravest. A contest with bugs and creepy-crawlies should do the trick...
By Sarah Ridley
History Snapshots: The Victorians brings history alive by combining simple text and fascinating photos to reveal how everyday people lived in the past.
By Kate Jackson Bedford
This series allows you to explore the past through the eyes of a child. Discover what it was like to to go to school, play and grow up during some of the most exciting periods of history.Children in History: Vikings offers a look at how Norse children lived through the use of images, artefacts and feature boxes, allowing the reader to travel back in time.
By Stephanie Turnbull
By John Malam
Through examining primary evidence, such as, pots, swords, remains, artwork, buildings and tapestries, the reader will be introduced to each historical age.
By Tim Locke
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.
A Visit to the Seaside
By Louise Spilsbury
Ways into Geography: A Visit to the Seaside explores the different kinds of coastlines around the world, and looks at the jobs that people who live by the seaside do. It also looks at what activities we can do by the seaside and explains how we can all take care of our coastlines. Ways into Geography is an ideal introduction to geography. It combines simple text and colourful illustrations to teach basic geographical skills and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
By Matt Buckingham
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. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.
By Jillian Powell, Matt Buckingham
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.
By Sally Hewitt
A Victorian Childhood
By Ruth Thomson
A Victorian Childhood offers a look at the lives of Victorian children in Britain, focusing on four key areas: at home, at work, at school and at play. Period illustrations, photgraphs and artefacts help the reader to build up a complete picture of what it was to be a child in Victorian times.
The Victorians in Britain
By Liz Gogerly
'The past is all around us, if we know where to look.' This series takes a look at archaeological, structural and museum evidence from around Britain, allowing readers to build up a picture of what life was like in key historical periods and how you can discover it for yourself by visiting sites around the country.
By Fiona Macdonald, Sue Nicholson
History Crafts is a history series with a difference. Each book is packed with facts and full-colour illustrations from a selected historical era or subject. In addition there are fun related craft projects for the young reader to try, with clear step-by-step instructions. Read about the history; make the crafts - History Crafts is a fun way into history for all young readers.
The Vikings in Britain
By Moira Butterfield
Tracking Down the Vikings in Britain examines how the Vikings affected Britain and looks at what evidence is available for us to see today. Fact-filled text and colourful photographs explain what life was like in Viking Britain, while 'Go Visit...' panels offer readers a chance to examine the clues for themselves. The books are perfect for readers aged 8+ who are studying the Viking era in Britain.It is part of a series of books, which take a look at archaeological, structural and museum evidence from around Britain, allowing readers to build up a picture of what life was like in key historical periods and showing how you can discover it for yourself by visiting sites around the country.
By John Townsend