After falling overboard from his longboat, Sigurd the Viking finds himself in modern-day Flotby - a small English seaside town. Finding refuge in the aptly named Viking Hotel, Siggy's attempts to embrace modern ways end in disaster. His attempt at romance is no better off as even the course of true love doesn't run smoothly when Siggy's involved!
Jeremy Strong, a former primary headteacher, has been writing for children for many years. He is hugely popular with children -- he won the 1997 Children's Book Award for The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog and was shortlisted for the Award in 1998 for My Granny's Great Escape. Jeremy lives in Somerset.