Thorfinn and the Gruesome Games
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You might think all Vikings are rough, tough, mean hairy and smelly. But Thorfinn is no ordinary Viking!
Thorfinn, his dad and their grisly crew set sail for Scotland to compete in the annual Gruesome Games.
But in a competition full of pie clobbering, belching and goat throwing, what help will Thorfinn the Nicest Viking be?
P.S. Also contains sword fighting, cheating and gardening.
'... a cute story filled with funny illustrations.'
-- Goodreads, Wayne McCoy
'A must read.'
-- Goodreads, Jossie Solheim
'this book should be in elementary school libraries as well as classroom libraries.'
-- Goodreads, Carla Johnson-Hicks
'this little novel is a perfect barrel of laughs for boys and girls alike.'
-- Suffolk Libraries
'Fabulously funny Viking fiction for children! This book is bound to appeal to audiences of the much loved 'How to Train Your Dragon' series'
-- Springwell Park Primary School
'Readers will recognize the humorous and distinctive illustrations of Richard Morgan and enjoy the supplemental activities in the back of the book.'
-- Einin Weebly
'The chapter book is filled with cute illustrations and silly humor that made my 7 year old laugh out loud, all while teaching lessons about sportsmanship and being true to yourself.'
-- Easily Entertained Blog
'An easy, fun read that would work well as a read aloud.'
-- Education Queensland
'a good story, interesting heroes, quality writing, some obvious laughs, some understated chuckles, and a very engaging and satisfying reading experience.'
-- Amazon Pop Bop/Goodreads
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