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Viking [To konger - Bok I]
Bakkejord & Åsli
Historic fiction from early medieval Europe, the first book in a series called "To konger" (Two kings). The story starts with a Viking attack on an English town around 840 A.D. From there, we follow several fictional and historical characters as they go about making history.
Anyone who likes heroes, kings, swords and epic battles, particularly those interested in Norse, English and Irish medieval history.
Updating this part, by popular request. The main characters are: Protagonist 1: Norse viking, young man/teenager, blonde/fair hair, green/blue eyes, sparse or no beard, leather shirt, wields a sax (a long knife) Protagonist 2: English/Saxon young man/teenager, dark hair, brown eyes, no armor. Antagonist: Viking warrior, huge man, blonde hair, trimmed beard, vain. Reinforced leather armor. Wields a quite large, one handed sword and a shield. There is an important scene where the two vikings (the protagonist 1 and the antagonist), duels on a Northumbrian beach following a raid, with the other vikings surrounding them. We've envisioned that scene on the cover, but other/creative designs that "catch the essence" of the book or the era will also be considered.
What to avoid
Messy colours, too many details, especially in the periphery. Generic designs.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
bakkejord collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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Dieses Buch richtet sich an Eltern, die ihren Kindern von Anfang an (von der Geburt bis zum Grundschulalter) eine Sprach
Everything you need is in this Google doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QsF_2Hvc3f92yng-HOr9CXoAE-j82jRVG0j13B2n
Anyone from any age group who wants to read or listen to affirmations. They're great to read before bed, listen to whil
The book is primarily aimed at students (aged 16 - 25) in the UK. I believe that the book could also be aimed at parents
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