The Vikings And All That by Allan Burnett
  

The Vikings And All That

Written by Allan Burnett
Illustrated by Scoular Anderson
Part of the The And All That Series Series

Synopsis

The Vikings And All That by Allan Burnett

The Vikings and All That is a skull-splitting saga about the wild, seafaring warriors who burst into history in the 8th century and looted, plundered, pillaged and burned their way from their native Scandinavia to the British Isles and much of Europe. Packed with fantastic, fun illustrations of everything from the Vikings' warships to their favourite board games, this is the book that answers all the key questions you might have. If you want sensible answers, packed with historical facts and thoughtful revelations about the Vikings' civilised side then this is the book for you. But if you want boatloads of bearded, shield-biting maniacs bearing down on defenceless, sandal-wearing villagers, then this is DEFINITELY the book for you!

Reviews

'the book romps through 700 years of history, entertaining and educating as it goes. For young readers who like their stories to be gory and gruesome that is ideal. But,beware! It will also shatter some myths and illusions' - The Scotsman, Great Books for Children of All Ages'

About the Author

Allan Burnett is one of Scotland's best-selling authors for young readers. He was born and brought up in the Western Isles and educated at the University of Edinburgh, while working after dark as a ghost tour guide. Allan has written many other books, including Mary, Queen of Scots and All That and Invented in Scotland - Scottish Ingenuity and Inventions through the Ages. He is also the author of World War II: Scottish Tales of Adventure.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Allan Burnett
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Author's Website

allanburnett.com/

Publisher

Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General

Publication date

18th August 2016

ISBN

9781780273938


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