A Viking Adventure for Kids
Full title: Voyage to Victory [a novel]
Creator / Author: Kieran Fanning
Item Type / Page count: Book / 125p
When Published: 2001
Publisher / Place of Publication: Mentor Books / 43 Furze Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.
About: A children’s novel in the form of a puzzle book. This is the second of four titles in a series called Code Crackers which require the reader to solve puzzles before moving on to subsequent pages. The book is aimed at a nine to thirteen-year-old readership. In this volume, the heroes, Sam and Lisa, are somehow transported back in time to the 8th century and get involved in a Viking adventure.
ID number(s): 1842100858 / 9781842100851
WW Connection #1: The author is a native of Stratford-on-Slaney in West Wicklow.
Extra #1: Opening lines: ”The old bus chugged towards the Heritage Museum. Only five minutes to go. It was school tour time again and amid the shouting, paper flicking, singing and general chaos that existed on the bus sat two best friends, Sam and Lisa. Of course they were sitting away from each other because teachers never allow friends to sit together. “You’ll only get each other into trouble”, explained Miss Fussy……
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Extra #4: Contains illustrations by the author.
Extra #5: Link to the Author’s website [http://www.kieranfanning.com/]