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How to Train Your Dragon: How to Twist a Dragon's Tale

How to Train Your Dragon: How to Twist a Dragon's Tale

Read the HILARIOUS books that inspired the HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON films!

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third is a smallish Viking with a longish name. Hiccup’s father is chief of the Hairy Hooligan tribe which means Hiccup is the Hope and the Heir to the Hairy Hooligan throne – but most of the time Hiccup feels like a very ordinary boy, finding it hard to be a Hero.

Over on Lava-Lout Island, the volcano is ready to blow. Now Hiccup faces a terrifying Quest to Stop the Volcano Exploding, alongside his best friend Fishlegs and Humungously Hotshot the ex-Hero.

But not only is Lava-Lout Island full of EXTERMINATOR DRAGONS, Hiccup’s ARCH ENEMY is also lurking – and he’s seeking REVENGE!

How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise starring Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Riders of Berk, can be seen on CBeebies and Cartoon Network.
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Genre: Designed / Suitable For National Curriculum / For National Curriculum Key Stage 2 / Suitable For Uk Curricula & Examinations

On Sale: 29th June 2017

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9780340999110

Reviews

'exuberantly illustrated ... laugh out-loud books, they will convert even the most relcutant reader to take their first dip.'
Julia Golding, TES
'a hilarious and gripping adventure, beautifully paced and studded with great dramatic scenes.'
Amanda Craig, Times
'Cowell writes laugh-out-loud books with plenty of boy appeal ... Cowell's anarchic drawings suit the slapstick humour.'
The Herald
'Fiercely exciting and laugh-aloud funny, it is as full of joy for children of 7+ who have given up reading as for those who love it.'
Amanda Craig, The Times
Irresistably funny, exciting and endearing
Amanda Craig, The Times
CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK: This book is great fun and has a Blackadderish sense of humour ... full of the sort of jokes that will make schoolboys snigger.
Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
How to Train Your Dragon is a delightful narrative caper... It offers a challenging read to 11-year-olds, and rewards reading aloud, especially for those who relish an element of theatre at story time.
Sunday Herald, Glasgow
... raucous and slapstick ... liberally illustrated with [Cressida Cowell's] riotous drawings, notes and maps.
The Financial Times
[Cressida Cowell] puts a contemporary spin on the old brains over brawn moral and brings the story to a climax with a thrilling dragon duel. Lots for lots of different readers to enjoy.
Books for Keeps
Bulging with good jokes, funny drawings and dramatic scenes, it is absolutely wonderful.
Independent on Sunday
'funny, outrageous and will lure in the most reluctant reader.'
The Spectator
'If you haven't discovered Hiccup yet, you're missing out on one of the greatest inventions of modern children's literature.'
Julia Eccleshare, Guardian children's editor