A History Book About the Vikings for Kids

Explore the world of the Vikings through the eyes of a young boy named Leif, a chieftain’s son who aspires to grow up just like his dad.

A day in the life of a Viking child

Explore the Vikings

Explore the world of the Vikings through the eyes of a child. Join Leif, a chieftain’s son who wants nothing more than to grow up to be a Viking just like his dad. Follow Leif as he gives you a tour of his life—the things he must learn, the things he likes to do for fun, and much more.

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Written by a historian

Conceived and written by author and historian C.J. Adrien and illustrated by the talented Crystal Whithaus, “I’m a Viking!” is an excellent primer for young minds interested in the past. Don’t be fooled—grown-ups may learn a thing or two, too.

Fun for everyone

“I’m a Viking!” contains real history presented in an engaging way for children 3 to 8 years old. Adults will find the book fun to read as well, and our hope is that they will learn about the Viking Age, too.

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