Search Results: "Viking Informatics"


BOOK REVIEW

THE RABBIT AND THE HEDGEHOG by Viking Informatics
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2011

"A toddler-friendly variation on a familiar Aesop fable. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A wordless, simply illustrated version of "The Tortoise and the Hare" with some character switching. Read full book review >

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VIKING LONGSHIP by Mick Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Susan Margeson's Eyewitness Viking (2005). (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
Smiling faces aplenty in the scribbly, informal cartoon illustrations give this quick once-over a lighthearted air at odds, sometimes, with what the snippets of text are describing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VIKING AND LIKING IT by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Light fare at best, Bullshik at worst. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Another adventure in history by the boys in the Time Warp Trio. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VIKING FUNERAL by Stephen J. Cannell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"In these further adventures of the hopelessly derivative Sergeant Scully, more is worse."
By-the-numbers thriller about a money-laundering scam spearheaded by a giant tobacco company. Not a surprise in the carload. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIRATE, VIKING & SCIENTIST by Jared Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Waging peace through…science! That this debut is as funny as it is sneakily informative is icing on the cake. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-7)"
In a clear triumph for the scientific method, a young researcher systematically discovers how to keep his two close friends from punching each other out every time they meet. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A superb biography of a fiercely driven explorer who traveled across the last inaccessible areas on earth before technical advances made the journey much easier."
Bown (1494: How a Family Feud in Medieval Spain Divided the World in Half, 2012, etc.) delivers an intensely researched, thoroughly enjoyable life of one of history's best explorers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 15, 1944

"512 pages, in compact pocket form."
One critic is quoted as saying, "I can imagine no more intoxicating experience than to be reading Dorothy Parker for the first time". Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SAGA OF ERIK THE VIKING by Terry Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"An enjoyable volume. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Erik and his crew go in search of "the land where the sun goes at night." Read full book review >

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HOW TO LIVE LIKE A VIKING WARRIOR by Anita Ganeri
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Bloodthirsty readers may be a little disappointed by these quick stabs at high-interest, if extinct, occupations. (index) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
A 10th-century Norwegian jarl's son lays out the training, gear, and attitude requisite for a proper Viking life (and death). Read full book review >