The Battle of the Viking Woman

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A&C Black, Mar 29, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Life in the monastery is simple for Edwin and Luke, two young boys who
are training to be monks. It seems that nothing will disrupt the peace
and order. Then news arrives that the Vikings have invaded, and they are
forced to run for their lives. If the Vikings catch them, they will be
taken away and become slaves. But with the elders in danger, will they
turn back to help them?

A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters.

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Chapter One Candle Wax
Chapter Two Hands
Chapter Three Wrestling
Chapter Four Running
Chapter Five Knucklebones
Chapter Six Slaves
Chapter Seven Prayer Book
Chapter Eight Viking Iron

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About the author (2012)

Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He
is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have
been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older
children Tudor Terror has been praised as "a marvellous blend of fact
and fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently
in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated
their 10th anniversary in 2003, having sold 10 million copies worldwide
and been adapted as television animations, theatre tours and museum
exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding children's non-fiction
author of the 20th Century" by Books for Keeps magazine.

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