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Life in the monastery is simple for Edwin and Luke, two young boys whoare training to be monks. It seems that nothing will disrupt the peaceand order. Then news arrives that the Vikings have invaded, and they areforced to run for their lives. If the Vikings catch them, they will betaken away and become slaves. But with the elders in danger, will theyturn back to help them? ...more
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Published March 29th 2012 by A&c Black Childrens & Educational (first published July 1st 2010)
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Sarah
Mar 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read this in mind to use with my Year 3 class (aged 7-8) for our Saxon and Viking topic.

This is a great book that is full of Saxon and Viking information. This story is all about monks and what happened when Viking invaders come for the monasteries, woven into the story is the Viking tale about Thor wrestling an old woman, and being defeated by her. It is a wise tale about bravery and courage. Also at the end of the story, there is a page that gives a little more historical background to the sto
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Kris McCracken
Aug 06, 2015 rated it liked it
My seven year old son Ezra and I have been reading this series of short chapter books, so bear that in mind with our review!

An interesting tale of the early days of the Viking raids on northern Briton. Again, Deary uses children as the central characters to give kids something of an idea about life in a very different time. We enjoyed it.
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I was disappointed that this wasn't actually a true story of female Viking warriors, as they did exist.
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A former actor, theatre-director and drama teacher, Deary says he began writing when he was 29. Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history. Books in the series have been widely translated into other languages ...more

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