The Battle of the Viking Woman by Terry Deary


The Battle of the Viking Woman by Terry Deary

Life in the monastery is simple for Edwin and Luke, two young boys who are training to be monks. It seems that nothing will disrupt the peace and order. Then news arrives that the Vikings have invaded, and they are forced to run for their lives. If the Vikings catch them, they will be taken away and become slaves. But with the elders in danger, will they turn back to help them? A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters.


'An enjoyable mini-macho read for age seven plus.'

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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64 pages


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Publication date

1st July 2010



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