The Vikings by Tim Cooke
  

Synopsis

The Vikings by Tim Cooke

The At Home With...series uses a fascinating magazine-style approach to reveal what fashionable life was like at the time of the Vikings! Find out all about the invasions and raids in their struggle for the Kingdom of England. Each book in the series focuses on a highly popular and widely studied period of history. The subjects include famous individuals and their homes, fashions, pastimes, food and drink, ways of getting around - and the must-have possessions of the day. Life in the past was in many ways very different from life today, but in one way it was very similar. There were always some people who were wealthier, more powerful or more famous than everyone else - and it was those early celebrities who set the fashions of the age and who got tongues wagging with early celebrity gossip. A fun take on a Key Stage 2 National Curriculum topic!

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This series ... uses a magazine approach to reveal what fashionable life was like in various societies and captures the attention of the young audience who relish this presentation style ... a great way to get an insight into past tims Parents In Touch

About the Author

Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Tim Cooke
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Publisher

Hodder Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th January 2016

ISBN

9780750289740


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