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The Last Viking Returns

Illustrated by James Foley and written by Norman Jorgensen


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Josh is as brave as a Viking warrior. And not much can scare a Viking. But when the two littlest Vikings go berserk, Josh, Grandpa and Viking World are all in for a rocky ride.

‘I loved this story because when my Mum read it to me it made my heart feel good.’ Harvey Wishart, 5 years old, The West Australian

‘Young children will love it — it’s a good old fashioned romping adventure, which will have them gasping in anticipation of what will happen next.’ Mornings with Fiona Parker, ABC Local Radio

‘… an engaging theme, entertaining story and colourful, amusing illustrations.’ MC Reviews

‘The resulting showdown between boy, dog, god and fire-breathing beast is thrilling.’ The Australian


Aurealis Awards (Shortlisted 2014)
Western Australian Young Readers' Book Award Hoffman Award (Winner 2015)

ISBN 9781925161151 (Hardback)
9781925163162 (Paperback)
Formats Large Format Illustrated (235 x 295mm) (Hardback)
Large Format Illustrated (235 x 295mm) (Paperback)
Categories Award Winning
Children's ebooks
Children's Picture Books
Pages 32
Publication Year 2014
Edition 1st
Publisher Fremantle Press
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    James Foley

    James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. His books include In The Lion, The Amity Kids Adventures, The Last Viking and The Last Viking Returns. James is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room to Read Australia, and the Illustrator Coordinator for SCBWI Australia West. His interests include comics, film, psychology, science, history (anything nerdy really), as well as yoga and social justice. He has far too many books in his bedside reading pile. Read more

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    Norman Jorgensen

    Norman was born in Broome in 1954, the eldest of four brothers, and lived in several country towns throughout Western Australia during his childhood. At the age of ten his family moved to Kalamunda, in the hills above Perth. Norman became an avid reader after being given The Secret Seven by Enid Blyton at age seven. He spends his spare time reading and watching old movies and enjoys travelling, woodworking and photography. Read more