I received two amazing books recently and I’m excited to share them, as I just love anything to do with vikings and these two just sound so fun!  I was kindly given these books, by Eken Press.  They’re comic style graphic novels for children and these two are the first books in a series!

November book haul Eken Press books
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Siri the Viking: The Emperor’s Treasure by Patric Nyström & Per Demervall – It is spring, and the Vikings are preparing to set sail for Miklagard. But Siri is told she has to stay behind! Her Dad, the chieftain, says that the journey is too dangerous for a little girl. But if he thinks that is going to stop her, he’s wrong. She stows away on his ship. Aboard the same ship is a mysterious box meant to be delivered to the Emperor himself. But the villainous duo Ivar and Grim are eager to get their hands on the box, and Siri has to use all her courage and cleverness to protect it. Luckily, she is helped by Zack, a mysterious boy she meets in Miklagard. But who is he really?

Siri the Viking: Mirmir’s Well by Patric Nyström & Per Demervall – SIRI IS BACK for another adventure! This time, the brave Viking girl and her friend Zack are searching for a lost treasure. They are helped along by Ansgar the monk, who is looking for his stolen books. A series of clues point them toward a mysterious place called Mimir’s Well. But the villainous Ivar and his clumsy assistant Grim are hot on their trail, eager to get the treasure for themselves. Once again Siri has to use all her cleverness as she faces baffling riddles and dangerous traps. If she makes it through, perhaps she may find the answer to the greatest riddle of all: what precious treasure lies hidden in the depths of Mimir’s Well?


I really can’t wait to read these and as usual my reviews will appear here on this blog as soon as possible!

Do you like these books?  Do you like viking/Norse things?  What about comic/graphic novels?  Let me know what you think in the comments below 🙂