The Last Viking Returns

The Last Viking’s First Review

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The first review appeared in the inboxes of Norman and I this morning…
The Last Viking scored 4 out of 5 stars and made the Top Picks list in the upcoming issue of Junior BOOKSELLER+PUBLISHER.

“Norman Jorgensen’s writing and James Foley’s illustrations complement each other perfectly in this charming story about courage and imagination. As in all the best picture books, the words allow room for the cartoonish, expressive art to expand and deepen the story.

Keen readers can even decipher the runic inscriptions adorning the illustrations with the help of the decoder in the endpapers.

This is recommended fun for primary school readers.”

Heath Graham, educator, State Library of Victoria- reviewing for Junior BOOKSELLER+PUBLISHER

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Author: James Foley

James makes books for courageous kids. He’s the author/illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc graphic novel series for middle primary: Brobot (2016), Dungzilla (2017) and Gastronauts (2018) star Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve, and Joe Tinker, her stinky baby brother. James’ earlier books My Dead Bunny (2015) In The Lion (2012), The Last Viking (2011) and The Last Viking Returns (2014) have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards, shortlistings in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year awards, and selection to the International Youth Library’s White Raven list. James comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at www.jamesfoley.com.au .

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