Travel back in time more than a thousand years to visit the world of the Vikings. Board a longship to go on a voyage of exploration, and see the weapons and armor used by a mighty warrior. Discover mythical tales of magic, monsters, gods, and goddesses. Learn about mysterious picture stones, how the Vikings honored their dead, and how they traveled to the ends of the known world. Dozens of ancient Viking treasures are depicted in detailed full-color illustrations accompanied by fascinating facts about their use, lore, and history.
DOZENS OF ARTIFACTS: Learn about 36 iconic objects, from a Viking warrior’s axe to a longship that sailed the high seas.
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images of the art, objects, people, and icons of the Viking world.
FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of amazing facts about Viking treasures in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall budding historians of all ages.
CLASSROOM TO COFFEE TABLE: This beautiful volume is equally at home on a school bookshelf to support student learning as in a living room to be enjoyed by the whole family.
COLLECT THE SERIES: More fascinating compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Egypt, The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Rome, The Magnificent Book of Horses, The Magnificent Book of Extinct Animals, and more!