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Viking Blood: A Viking Warrior is the thirty-eighth book in the My Story series by Scholastic UK. It was written by Andrew Donkin; his only book in the series. The book was published in November 2008 and reissued in May 2016. It was followed by Jim Eldridge's The Sweep's Boy. The book was also published in Canada with new cover art.

Dedication[]

""And now, your journey must begin, God of Thunder! Many undreamed of dangers await thee, but you are armed with truth, and your own awesome strength! You must not falter."
"Journey into Mystery with The Mighty Thor" #118
Stan Lee/Jack Kirby
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Book description[]

"It's AD 1008, and after being injured in a raid that goes horribly wrong, Tor Scaldbane is devastated at losing his chance to be a legendary warrior.
But then he discovers the sagas of his ancestors: glorious, bloody battles, ancient heroes, powerful gods... and realizes that all might not be lost after all...
"

""There was no dat and no night. For they did not exist yet, but time still found a way of passing because without time there is no story."
It's AD 1008, and after being injured in a raid that goes horribly wrong. Tor Scaldbane is devastated at losing his chance to be a legendary warrior. But then he discovers the sagas of his ancestors: glorious, bloody battles, ancient heroes, powerful gods and realizes that all might not be lost after all...
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Plot[]

Historical Note[]

Characters[]

Main article: List of Viking Blood characters

Author[]

Main article: Andrew Donkin

Editions[]

Notes[]

  • The cover of the first edition of Viking Blood was illustrated by Richard Jones.
  • The cover of the second edition is a photograph taken by Lyn Randle.
  • The portrait on the Canadian edition is photograph taken by Aldo Fierro. The background is a photograph licensed from Bettmann/CORBIS.[5]

References[]

See also[]


My Story
Original

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

1st relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | Dodger!
No Way Back | Wartime Princess | London Stories | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run

2nd relaunch

Codename Céline

3rd relaunch

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan | Ignatius Sancho | Princess Sophia Duleep Singh | Mary Prince

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote!

External links[]

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