This fun, fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to Viking history, from Loki and longships to runestones and raids. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any kid who can’t get enough of these medieval adventurers.
What games and sports did Vikings play? Which animals played a part in their lives? Who was the Viking god Thor married to? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Vikings, which features photographs of Viking forts, artifacts, and weapons, as well as realistic re-creations of family and farming life. This book explores all sides of these legendary seafaring settlers, from famous Viking battles and voyages to feasting, trading, and popular pastimes. Though the Vikings often led violent raids on foreign settlements and cities, they also had strong family bonds and rich styles of art, fashion, and storytelling, which kids will discover as they flip through the pages of DKfindout! Vikings.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.
Recommended by the publisher for ages 6-9 years old. Recommended by Nest owners for ages 9 years and up. This is a rich book with a lot of details and content.
Softcover, 64 pages.