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Tony Bradman

Viking Boy: The Real Story

Tony Bradman’s Viking Boy is a popular book in primary classrooms, often used to support a historical study of The Vikings. Now Tony has written a companion book, Viking Boy: The Real Story.

A scholar of history, Tony is particularly knowledgeable about the Roman, Viking and Saxon periods and in this episode, he shares his enthusiasm with Nikki Gamble.

About Viking Boy: The Real Story
A sparky non-fiction guide to the Viking world, told by the hero of Tony Bradman’s bestselling novel Viking Boy. Take a real-life tour of the everyday world of Gunnar, a teenage Viking boy: find out how the Vikings lived, what they believed, how they travelled and fought, and gained their legendary reputation as warriors. Gunnar tells us the real story of growing up as a Viking in an exciting first-hand account, introducing us to family and friends, famous warriors, sea-raiders and even a Norse god! 
Packed with historical facts, figures and anecdotes, with illustrated information panels on topics from Viking poetry to battle and bloodlust, this is a brilliant new read for Viking fanatics, both at home and in the classroom.