David Greagg was born in Perth but has lived in Footscray, Melbourne, since 1975. His university studies included Science, Maths, English and medieval languages. As a result, he has been employed as just about everything (from company accountant to travelling comedian) and until recently taught Maths, Chemistry and Literacy at a Melbourne secondary college. This is his second title in the It's True! series, following It's True! Burke and Wills Forgot the Frying Pan.
"How can a young reader not pause to pick up any of the It's True!nonfiction series? They have what must surely be the funkiest, attention-grapping titles on any bookshelf loads of utterly fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched Cover to cover, they are simply irresistible." Kevin Steinberger, Magpiesvol 20, No. 3, July 2005.'Written with quirky humour and easily digestible facts and maps, "It's True! The Vikings Got Lost" is a treat Greagg writes in a warm, highly readable style' Samaritan Catholic College