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Adventures with the Vikings

by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Bill Slavin

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publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

The Binkerton twins, Josh and Emma, and their little sister, Libby, unwittingly stumble into the Good Times Travel Agency and are carried off on a trip they'll never forget. First, the kids are stowaways on a Viking longship. Then, the Berserker, the most feared of Norse warriors, drags Josh along on a Viking raid. And Emma makes a plunder blunder that turns the siblings into slaves! Will the Binkertons' latest saga come to an untimely end? Adventures with the Vikings mixes fact and fiction for fast, funny and fascinating romps through the past. Kids will adore the contemporary comic-book look, while parents, teachers and librarians will love the well-researched story lines and solid factual information.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 12
Grade:
3 to 7
Awards
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award
  • Winner, Our Choice - Starred Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre
Editorial Reviews

The detailed illustrations, cartoon-like ink drawings with colorful washes, underscore the humorous tone of the story while detailing the material culture of the Vikings. After the story ends, a final page of text offers a map of exploration and some historical background, rounding out this brief, accessible introduction to the subject.


Kids are sure to devour these lively books.

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