The Vikings: Invasion and Settlement

Step back in time more than 1000 years and go on a fascinating voyage into the world of the Vikings. Learn how Viking families survived in the icy north of Europe. Discover how the Vikings’ bravery and ambition led them to take to the seas in longships in search of treasure, trade, new lands and adventure. And visit Jorvik (modern-day York) to see a bustling Viking city, home to craftspeople and traders from around the world. This title supports the following Key Stage 2 History Learning Objectives: Viking raids and invasion; the Danegeld.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-038-2
  • Age Group: 7 years plus
  • Series: History Essentials
  • Author: Ruth Owen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm
  • Curriculum Links: History, Non-fiction reading
Key Selling Features
• Riveting, fact-packed non-fiction reads • Perfect for use in class or for homework projects • Exciting digital reconstructions, illustrations and images of artefacts • Primary source evidence • Non-fiction features including: table of contents, labels and captions, glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: History Essentials  
Step inside some of history's most influential and turbulent times with these visually stunning titles. Like the best TV documentaries, each book blends examinations of fascinating artefacts with reconstructions of key events and daily life. Drawing on the latest discoveries and evidence, these fast-paced, dramatic reads will bring history alive for Key Stage 2 students.