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Eleven amazing stories from the Viking Sagas, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, berserkers, monsters and zombies. AND LOTS OF MAGIC. Stories include: * The Dragon's Hoard * The Swan Warrior * The Berserker's Baby * Tusker versus the Earl * The Bear in Chains * The Raven Banner * The Boy in the Bones * Sailing to America * The Zombie on the Eleven amazing stories from the Viking Sagas, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, berserkers, monsters and zombies. AND LOTS OF MAGIC. Stories include: * The Dragon's Hoard * The Swan Warrior * The Berserker's Baby * Tusker versus the Earl * The Bear in Chains * The Raven Banner * The Boy in the Bones * Sailing to America * The Zombie on the Roof * Hunting Magnus * Odin's Riddles


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Eleven amazing stories from the Viking Sagas, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, berserkers, monsters and zombies. AND LOTS OF MAGIC. Stories include: * The Dragon's Hoard * The Swan Warrior * The Berserker's Baby * Tusker versus the Earl * The Bear in Chains * The Raven Banner * The Boy in the Bones * Sailing to America * The Zombie on the Eleven amazing stories from the Viking Sagas, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, berserkers, monsters and zombies. AND LOTS OF MAGIC. Stories include: * The Dragon's Hoard * The Swan Warrior * The Berserker's Baby * Tusker versus the Earl * The Bear in Chains * The Raven Banner * The Boy in the Bones * Sailing to America * The Zombie on the Roof * Hunting Magnus * Odin's Riddles

30 review for The Dragon's Hoard: Stories from the Viking Sagas

  1. 4 out of 5

    Nicola

    It occurs to me that working our way through the age appropriate works of Lari Don is the main focus of our social studies curriculum for this year :P As an adult, I catch glimpses in these oral tales, temporarily given a singular form, of places that I have visited and histories I have learned. I appreciate the information given at the end of the back about where these sit within wider lore. Miss 5 is both fascinated by the stories and questioning as to why the Vikings seem to really enjoy It occurs to me that working our way through the age appropriate works of Lari Don is the main focus of our social studies curriculum for this year :P As an adult, I catch glimpses in these oral tales, temporarily given a singular form, of places that I have visited and histories I have learned. I appreciate the information given at the end of the back about where these sit within wider lore. Miss 5 is both fascinated by the stories and questioning as to why the Vikings seem to really enjoy fighting and lopping off heads. Her favourite story is the first one which requires wits and cunning to defeat a dragon. We have also had really interesting (and important) discussions about the way history is written by the victors (or the group of people telling the tale) and that therefore it is rather more like an advertising commercial with a few kernels of truth. Our favourite example of this is the Raven's Banner which manages to glorify a Viking defeat (and would probably be told quite definitely by the Irish!). Miss 5 and I like to explore different books and authors at the library, sometimes around particular topics or themes. We try to get different ones out every week or so; it's fun for both of us to have the variety and to look at a mix of new & favourite authors.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Rachel Lachut

    A lovely taste of Very Old stories, brought down to kids' level. Some stories ended rather abruptly or awkwardly.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Jodi

    Some gruesome brutality is mentioned.

  4. 4 out of 5

    A Story A Day - Leah

    I have been gravitating toward Viking Sagas and tales for the past couple of years. Greek mythology was never my strong suit and I never truly connected with the stories that I read. However, Vikings fascinate me to no end. Plus it doesn't help that I love the show Vikings on the History channel! "The Dragon's Hoard" is a collection of eleven stories from the Viking Sagas. These stories tell of dragons, magic, battles, invasions of Scotland, monsters, zombies, and heroes and heroines. I loved I have been gravitating toward Viking Sagas and tales for the past couple of years. Greek mythology was never my strong suit and I never truly connected with the stories that I read. However, Vikings fascinate me to no end. Plus it doesn't help that I love the show Vikings on the History channel! "The Dragon's Hoard" is a collection of eleven stories from the Viking Sagas. These stories tell of dragons, magic, battles, invasions of Scotland, monsters, zombies, and heroes and heroines. I loved the tale of Odin's Riddles. In this short story we meet King Heidrek the wise. He proclaimed that whoever could ask him a riddle that he could not answer would be granted a royal favor. A man named Gestumblindi made a sacrifice to Odin and asked for his assistance. Odin came to the man and borrowed his clothes and face and went to meet the king. Odin asked the king many riddles and the king answered them each correctly. The king realized who he was speaking with and told Odin to give him a riddle that was challenging. Odin gave the king one more riddle, but you will have to pick up this fantastic book to find out if the king ever answered the riddle correctly or not. Other stories include: The Swan Warrior, The Berserker's Baby, Hunting Magnus, Zombie in the Roof, and many more! I love the end of the book as well, because Lari Don tells where each story originates or comes from and where she found them. These stories are set in so many beautiful locations like, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Scotland, Greenland, Norway, Whales, and North America. Not only are you getting to read adventurous tales, but you are also receiving a mini history lesson at the end. @astoryaday

  5. 5 out of 5

    Jennybeast

    I'm a fan of Norse saga, and this is a well done picture-book/ kids version -- think of it as an introduction to the sagas. A light, less intense retelling of some of the shorter stories within the larger tales. It lacks the glorious language, and the author clearly abridges/ changes the stories when she feels like it, but she also tells you that, very specifically, in the afterword. It's a great companion to D'Aulaire's Myths and a interesting extension for kids who are casting around after I'm a fan of Norse saga, and this is a well done picture-book/ kids version -- think of it as an introduction to the sagas. A light, less intense retelling of some of the shorter stories within the larger tales. It lacks the glorious language, and the author clearly abridges/ changes the stories when she feels like it, but she also tells you that, very specifically, in the afterword. It's a great companion to D'Aulaire's Myths and a interesting extension for kids who are casting around after reading Riordan.

  6. 4 out of 5

    Glenn

    This is a book packed with 11 tales for your children to read. The characters are believable with the illustrations being colorful with detailing. Very well written by one of the most outstanding author Lari Don. We will look forward to her next book. My grandson who is 10 years old just loved this book. He has read it over a few times and shares the tales with me. It is wonderful to watch him act out some of the parts. I highly recommend this book. Hat's off to Lari Don! I was given this book This is a book packed with 11 tales for your children to read. The characters are believable with the illustrations being colorful with detailing. Very well written by one of the most outstanding author Lari Don. We will look forward to her next book. My grandson who is 10 years old just loved this book. He has read it over a few times and shares the tales with me. It is wonderful to watch him act out some of the parts. I highly recommend this book. Hat's off to Lari Don! I was given this book from Quarto Publishing Group for a honest review.

  7. 5 out of 5

    Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance

    There's a reason why folk tales and fairy tales and sagas and legends last: they are good stories. The Dragon's Hoard is a collection of old stories told by the Vikings. Purists and kids who love a good tale will be happy: nothing has been sanitized here and there's lots of warriors and battles and monsters and warfare. I think kids are hungry for stories like these.

  8. 5 out of 5

    Rachel

  9. 5 out of 5

    DPM

  10. 4 out of 5

    Ben

  11. 4 out of 5

    Jerrica

  12. 4 out of 5

    Cyril

  13. 4 out of 5

    Sara

  14. 4 out of 5

    Edelweiss

  15. 4 out of 5

    Jenny B

  16. 5 out of 5

    Carrie

  17. 5 out of 5

    Karen Heska

  18. 5 out of 5

    Maureen

  19. 5 out of 5

    Sara

  20. 4 out of 5

    James

  21. 5 out of 5

    Jessica

  22. 5 out of 5

    Deni

  23. 4 out of 5

    Sarah

  24. 5 out of 5

    Mrs G

  25. 4 out of 5

    Amy

  26. 5 out of 5

    Liinukka

  27. 5 out of 5

    Megan at Books and Polka Dots

  28. 4 out of 5

    Megan

  29. 5 out of 5

    Jackie Durning

  30. 4 out of 5

    Thetawave

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