How to Train Your Dragon
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How to Train Your Dragon

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Read the New York Times bestselling book that inspired the hit movies! Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can Hiccup do it without being torn limb from limb?

Join his adventures and misadventures as he finds a new way to train dragons--and becomes a hero. This action-packed, hilarious, and perfectly illustrated novel is a modern classic beloved by millions across the globe.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 18mm | 213g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Line drawings, black and white
  • 0316085278
  • 9780316085274
  • 92,405

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Praise for How to Train Your Dragon:
"Short chapters, clever slapstick, kid-pleasing character names and goofy, childlike drawings will keep even reluctant readers turning these pages--and chuckling as they go."-Publishers Weekly
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"This hilarious farce will appeal to heroic fiction fans."--Booklist ..".This is a goofy and exciting tale of an underdog who proves that brains can be just as important as brawn. Kids will hoot at the ridiculous names and sympathize with Hiccup's exasperation with his truly obstinate but strangely lovable dragon. A delightful read."--School Library Journal "A narrative rich in dragon muck... genuinely fierce [and] intelligent."--Kirkus Praise for How to Train Your Dragon:
"Short chapters, clever slapstick, kid-pleasing character names and goofy, childlike drawings will keep even reluctant readers turning these pages--and chuckling as they go."--Publishers Weekly
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About Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell lives in London. She is the author of several picture books including, What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby?, Little Bo Peep's Library Book and Don't Do That, Kitty Killroy!--and the author of the New York Times bestselling How to Train your dragon series, which inspired the hit movie, as well as of The Wizards of Once.
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Rating details

30,486 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 31% (9,588)
4 35% (10,577)
3 25% (7,694)
2 7% (2,041)
1 2% (586)
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