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Hakon of Rogen

Hakon of Rogen's Saga

Hakon of Rogen's Saga( )
Author: Haugaard, Erik Christian
Illustrator: Dillon, Leo
Dillon, Diane
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $11.95
Book Description:

Erik Christian Haugaard's "Hakon of Rogen's Saga" is a remarkable novel that perfectly catches the mood of a harsh but heroic people. Set at the end of the Viking period, it tells of a young boy, Hakon, from the island of Rogen who, after his chieftain father is murdered, undertakes to reclaim his birthright from his treacherous uncle.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Medieval
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.19 x 0.195 Inches
Author Biography
Haugaard, Erik Christian (Author)
Leo Dillon was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 2, 1933. He attended Parsons School of Design in New York City, where he met his wife Diane (Sorber) Dillon. They graduated in 1956, married in 1957, and soon became a husband and wife team of illustrators. During his lifetime, they published over 40 children's books including Hakon of Rogen's Saga by Eric Hagard, The Ring in the Prairie by John Bierhorst, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales by Virginia Hamilton, and If Kids Ran the World. They won the Caldecott Medal in 1976 for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema and in 1977 for Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove. They also won a Coretta Scott King Award and five Coretta Scott King Honors. In 2002, they published the first picture book they wrote themselves, Rap a Tap Tap: Here's Bojangles-Think of That! They also created cover designs for adult science fiction books. He died from complications of lung surgery on May 26, 2012 at the age of 79.


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