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Thorfinn and the Putrid Potion

David MacPhail
Richard Morgan


Also available as: Paperback

Range: Young Kelpies eBook 128 pages 50 b/w illustrations ISBN: 9781782506508 Publication date: 19th March 2020
You might think all Vikings are ROUGH, TOUGH, MEAN, HAIRY and SMELLY.
But Thorfinn is no ordinary Viking!

When his dad, Chief Harald, is poisoned by a putrid sleeping potion, Thorfinn and his friends journey to Scotland to get help from the world’s best potion-maker.

Can Thorfinn the Nicest Viking find the antidote and wake Harald before power-hungry Ragwich takes control of the village?


Praise for Thorfinn the Nicest Viking:

'Hand these to fans of How to Train Your Dragon.'
-- School Library Journal

'With short chapters and plenty of laughs on every page, this highly entertaining series of Viking antics is ideal for confident independent readers. Hilarious illustrations accompany the witty text, and there are puzzles and trading cards to be enjoyed at the end of the book.'
-- BookTrust

'It is a story filled with humor that will appeal to young readers... Readers who like the graphic novel/fiction book format will like the cartoon like illustrations throughout the book. Reluctant readers will find the format and short chapters accessible.'
-- Youth Services Book Review

Thorfinn and the Putrid Potion


David MacPhail left home at eighteen to travel the world and have adventures. After working as a chicken wrangler, a ghost-tour guide and a waiter on a tropical island, he now has the sensible job of writing about yetis and Vikings. At home in Perthshire,…

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Richard Morgan was born and raised by goblins on the Yorkshire moors. He has painted backgrounds for Disney TV and now writes and illustrates children’s books. He lives in Cambridge, England, and has a family of goblins of his own.

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