9781499803860

Blast Back!: Vikings

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$16.99 US / $22.99 CAN

Get ready to blast back to the past and discover what life was like as a Viking!

When people think about Vikings, things like big ships and helmets with horns may come to mind. But what was it really like to be a Viking? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from the ships they sailed to everyday life, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the Vikings discovered North America long before Christopher Columbus, and how one Harry Potter character was named after a famous creature from Viking mythology! The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.

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Book Details

ISBN9781499803860
Page Count112
FormatHardcover
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateApril 4, 2017
Publication seasonSpring 2017
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Get ready to blast back to the past and discover what life was like as a Viking!

When people think about Vikings, things like big ships and helmets with horns may come to mind. But what was it really like to be a Viking? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from the ships they sailed to everyday life, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the Vikings discovered North America long before Christopher Columbus, and how one Harry Potter character was named after a famous creature from Viking mythology! The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.