Viking warships first set sail from Scandinavian lands about twelve centuries ago, and for about three hundred years, violent Viking raiders and their swift warships made history. Who were the Vikings? Where did they come from? What was life like in a Viking village? The answers are in this book. Take a look! Book jacket.MacDonald, Fiona is the author of 'Vikings ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780836845303 and ISBN 0836845307.