- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: Maple Tree; 1 edition (Sept. 1 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 189706697X
- ISBN-13: 978-1897066973
- Product Dimensions: 19.4 x 18 x 0.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 113 g
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #29,574 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Yikes, Vikings! Paperback – Sep 1 2007
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The story has both girl and boy appeal and just the right amount of danger and adventure to add to the historical fiction. (CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials)
Canadian schoolchildren are the big winners…this series makes Canadian history fun, exciting and accessible for elementary school students. While they are learning about past events, they are also honing their reading skills on the books’ short chapters, high-frequency words and visual clues. (Chronicle Herald)
Helped along with thoughtful end notes by author Wishinsky, readers will have a deeper appreciation of Vikings’ sailing prowess, and their way of life…For kids wanting a thrilling read or help with a school project, Yikes, Vikings! will help them set sail. (Hamilton Spectator)
The Canadian Flyer time-travel adventure series…can be counted on to provide easy primary reading plus some factual information about various historical periods. (Victoria Times Colonist)
About the Author
FRIEDA WISHINSKY has written many beloved and best-selling books for children. Her books have earned numerous accolades, including a nomination for the Governor General’s Award. She is the author of Where Are You, Bear?; You’re Mean, Lily Jean; and Each One Special, among others. Originally from New York, she now lives in Toronto.
Dean Griffiths realized his love for drawing at the age of 12, halfway through reading a comic book. He has illustrated over a dozen children's books, including The Patchwork House by Sally Fitz-Gibbon. He lives in Duncan, BC.
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