DKfindout! Vikings (DK findout!) (Paperback)

By Philip Steele

DK Children, 9781465471208, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/4/2018)

List Price: 10.99*
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Meet Viking warriors and explorers in this children's book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges--from the creators of, DK's free online resource for kids.

Did you know that Vikings were skilled artists and makers? Or that Icelandic Vikings ate whale meat, seals, puffins, and ponies? Find out why!

Perfect for young readers who want a highly visual history book to increase their medieval know-how, DK findout! Vikings is sure to inspire the next amazing school project or report. Inside, author Philip Steele breaks down who the Vikings were, how they lived, and why they're so important.

With this DK findout! book, you will:

- Explore the Viking forts of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden
- Read about Viking raids, including their warriors' armor and weapons
- Meet the famous Vikings of ancient tales, such as Ragnar Lothbrok and Erik the Red
- Discover Viking gods and goddesses, including Odin, Freyja, Loki, and Thor
- Hear about Viking longships from real-life boatbuilder Søren Nielsen, Head of Maritime Craft at the Viking Ship Museum in Denmark
- and find out much, much more!

The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about history--and everything else--at, the award-winning free educational website.

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.