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Viking / written by Susan M. Margeson ; photographed by Peter Anderson.

Margeson, Susan M., (author.). Anderson, Peter, 1956- (Added Author).

This book tells the story of the Vikings--their ships and weapons, heroes and myths, and great adventures in war and exploration.
"Become an eyewitness to the world of Nordic raiders and traders and learn all about the culture and history of Vikings. This picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour of the history and culture of these daring Norse adventurers. Children can learn all about the Vikings' incredible ships and conquests, as well as their intriguing culture, religions, and home life. Eyewitness Viking gives a detailed overview for kids aged 9+ of the history of these Nordic explorers, including images of original artifacts, lots of intriguing facts and how they used to live. Using full-color photographs to break down the topic, children will enjoy learning about why these fearless explorers sailed across seas and up rivers to east and west, and became the first Europeans to cross the Atlantic and reach the coast of North America." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593842393
  • ISBN: 0593842391
  • ISBN: 9780593842386
  • ISBN: 0593842383
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition, American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"New edition" -- from cover.
"First American edition, 1994" -- Title page verso.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who were the Vikings? -- Lords of the sea -- A Viking warship -- Viking warriors -- Weapons -- Raiding Europe -- Going East -- Discovering new lands -- A Viking fort -- Other ships -- Trading east and west -- Rulers and freemen -- Women and children -- At home -- Meal time -- Animals, wild and imagined -- Farming -- Getting around -- In the workshop -- Spinning and weaving -- Jewelry -- Brooches -- Games, music, and stories -- Gods and legends -- Viking burials -- Buried treasure -- Runes and picture stones -- The Jelling Stone -- The coming of Christianity -- Did you know? -- Who's who? -- Find out more.
Target Audience Note:
009-012. DK Publishing.
Subject: Vikings > Juvenile literature.
Vikings > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Northmen > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gettysburg Library J948 MAR (Text) 35740636067837 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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