“… not only is the simple story full of action but the full colour
animated spreads further make this book an exciting adventure for the
This landscape production will be a sure winner with young readers up to middle primary and perhaps beyond.” - John Cohen, the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Reading Time blog
“The Last Viking Returns is a sequel to one of our favourite books of 2012,
the inspirational The Last Viking … When Josh’s grandfather
decides to take them to a Viking theme park for the day, the god Thor,
watching from Asgard, decides to pop down to earth and join in the fun.
“What could possibly go wrong?” he asks … The answer is Fafnir, “the
most evil dragon imaginable”, who has been waiting for Thor to let his
The resulting showdown between boy, dog, god and fire-breathing beast is thrilling.” - Weekend Australian – Review section
“[Josh] and his grandparents visit Viking World – a theme park like
you’ve never seen before! It’s full of detailed illustrations, runes to
crack, lots of Viking references and a seemingly impossible villain to
face – Fafnir the dragon.
Sarah [Mayor Cox, children's literature expert] says this is one of the most engaging books she’s seen in ages.
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, ABC Radio Central Victoria