ICELAND:  

From the adorable pufflings to the mysterious hidden folk, glaciers, northern lights and thermal hot springs. Iceland is a stunning place to visit.  


Here are a few books that we recommend for Iceland that work well with the 193 Little Adventures Iceland pack.

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Based on a true story of the child heroes of the Westman Islands in Iceland.

When Lundi was left by his parents, he tried to make his way to the sea but took a long turn...

Perfect for young readers. Simple, easy text with beautiful photos on every page. Includes a vocabulary tree with key words.

A beautifully illustrated book focusing on whales, dolphins and porpoises. Learn about their place in mythology, and their ecology, habitats, and behaviors (such as singing, fluking, beaching, bubble feeding, and more).

The Vikings were the world's greatest adventurers and undertook astonishing journeys recorded in the ancient sagas. In these tales, the hero Thorkill of Iceland is sent by King Gorm of Denmark on a mission to the land of giants, a journey his enemies plan he will never return from.

The world of the Norse people was rich in poetry, legend and song. Whenever there was a feast to greet guests, to celebrate weddings or the safe return of voyagers, the bards were called upon to tell stories and sing songs.

Welcome to a world of mystical adventure—where trolls haunt the snowy forests, terrifying monsters roam the open sea, a young woman journeys to the end of the world, and a boy proves he knows no fear.

16 traditional tales from the enchanting world of Nordic folklore.

When the little girl discovers how her grandfathers language was stolen from him when he was sent to a residential home, she sets out to help him find it again.

Around the world, geological phenomena shape landscapes and create breathtaking scenery. In language fit for the youngest geologists, Earth Rocks! explores six geological formations and phenomena, explaining how they form or occur as well as any damages they may cause.

Get ready...as an adventurous young Viking living in 10th century Norway, you are keen to join other explorers in search of a new life elsewhere. You will travel vast distances across the Atlantic Ocean in a long ship, to the coast of a new continent. It will be a difficult and dangerous journey - you really wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer!

Icelandic folklore is rife with tales of elves and hidden people that inhabited hills and rocks in the landscape. But what do those elf stories really tell us about the Iceland of old and the people who lived there? In this book, author Alda Sigmundsdóttir presents twenty translated elf stories from Icelandic folklore, along with fascinating notes on the context from which they sprung.

Every Girl is a children's book series that tells one true story, from one girls childhood, from every country in the world. In this edition, You'll meet Margrét Jónsdóttir, a nine year old girl from Selfoss, Iceland who for the first time, is feeling the pain of missing someone she loves. With the help of Iceland's infamous elves, she'll go on an adventure to discover that love isn't always about what you see with your eyes, but most importantly what you feel in your heart.

This book looks at the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, exploring what they are, what they look like, where they can be seen, and how they are caused. Readers also learn about the significance of solar storms, the Southern Lights, what people thought about auroras in the past, and how they are explored today.

Watch the video of the Northern Lights and then complete the activity in the Iceland Pack. 

Use the video as inspiration for the colours that you see.

Bookshelf Must-Haves

These are great addition to the bookshelf
no matter where in the world you are currently studying

This photographer and writer team travel the world meeting kids and learning about their festivals and celebrations. 

Meet children from all over the world, learn about their everyday lives from rural farms to inner cities. 

A fun world atlas with lots of illustrations and snippets of information that kids just have to keep dipping into.

A beautifully illustrated book that takes you from the crystal caves in Mexico to the Blood falls in Antarctica...

And more...

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