The History Detective Investigates: The Vikings Clare Hibbert

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780750294188
Size:
266 x 216 x 6mm
Published:
28th May 2015
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Series:
History Detective Investigates
Northern Europe, Scandinavia
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Overview

Who were the Vikings? Why did the Vikings travel so much? What were Viking towns like? What did the Vikings do for fun?This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in your local library where you can find out more about the Vikings. The detective shows readers how to write their name using Viking runes, draw family trees for famous Viking kings and find places in Britain that have Viking names.Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.

Author

Clare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. Her favourite subjects are animals, history, art and culture. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. When she's not writing, Clare likes spending time with her family, taking long walks, going to the theatre and watching contemporary dance - her favourite dancer is Akram Khan.

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