The Tale of King Harald : The Last Viking Adventure Paperback / softback
An illustrated adventure telling the story of King Harald Sigurdsson, the last king of the Vikings Based on a true story, Harald's adventure takes him from a frightened teenager to wealthy and powerful warrior and finally, to a ruthless and tyrannical king, whose ambition leads him to a futile, yet glorious death at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.
In this exciting and action - packed story, Harald journeys across the world from Scandinavia to Russia, Byzantium, Sicily , Turkey, Palestine and finally England.
Travelling overland and by sea he gathers wealth, recongition and power, and along the way meets a range of famous and flamboyant historical figures including Cnut the Great, Prince Jaroslav of Kiev, the Empress Zoe and King Harold of England.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 112 pages, Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
- Publisher: British Museum Press
- Publication Date: 03/03/2014
- Category: People & places (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780714123448