Viking Raiders (History Explorers) : Going back in time to examine some of history's most intriguing civilizations, this series investigates different time periods to offer fascinating facts to a young age group. Short, snappy facts about these thrilling historical figures, artifacts, and locations will keep children in awe, while guaranteeing a little learning in the process! With a bright, youthful design and colorful images, this series presents young readers with concise information and a glossary with key words explained to aid in vocabulary development. Discover these ruthless raiders and their deadly weapons as they invade, plunder, and colonize areas of Europe from the late 8th to the early 11th century. This guide to the Vikings explains their way of life and the influence their culture still has today.