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How to Train Your Dragon: How To Be A Pirate

How to Train Your Dragon: How To Be A Pirate

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.

When a huge, six-and-a-half-foot floating coffin with the words BEWARE! DO NOT OPEN THIS COFFIN arrives, can you guess what happens next?

The Quest to discover the treasure of Hiccup’s ancestors begins and Hiccup needs to find it before Alvin the Treacherous gets his hands on it. But when a dragon called the Monstrous Strangulator is thrown into the mix, things are about to get seriously SCARY.

READ ALL 12 BOOKS IN THE SERIES!
You don’t have to read the books in order, but if you want to, this is the right order:
1. How to Train Your Dragon
2. How to Be a Pirate
3. How to Speak Dragonese
4. How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse
5. How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale
6. A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons
7. How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm
8. How to Break a Dragon’s Heart
9. How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword
10. How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel
11. How to Betray a Dragon’s Hero
12. How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury

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: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Fantasy & Magical Realism (children's

On Sale: 29th June 2017

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9780340999080

Reviews

extraordinary, funny and cool
Tom Dillon, Mill Lane Primary School
Very funny indeed
Maidenhead Advertiser
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
Great jokes and suberb characters will appeal to boys and girls alike
With Kids
Great jokes and suberb characters will appeal to boys and girls alike
With Kids
This is a maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with appropriately riotous illustrations, lists and maps
Books For Keeps
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
As the tension mounts, an hilarious and warming story emerges. It cries to be read aloud.
The School Librarian
Witty writing and funny drawings and notes ensure that this clever Viking story keeps its readers laughing
Junior Education
Full of madcap action, to-the-death battles and hysterical Viking tomfoolery
... raucous and slapstick... liberally illustrated with [Cressida Cowell's] riotous drawings, notes and maps.
The Financial Times
A wonderfully wittily written and illustrated story.
Waterstones Quarterly Magazine
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
Very funny indeed
Maidenhead Advertiser
A maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with . . . riotous illustrations, lists and maps.
Books For Keeps
[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
A wonderful adventure
The School Librarian
good holiday reading for any young adventurer
Reading evening post
Witty writing and funny drawings and notes ensure that this clever Viking story keeps its readers laughing
Junior Education
'Irresistibly funny, exciting and endearing'
The Times
It's a wonderfully vibrant story, illustrated with the author's hilarious drawings, and told with a delightfully gobby sense of humour
Books Quarterly (Waterstones)
A wonderful adventure
The School Librarian
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
An excellent sequel to How to Train Your Dragon, this highly amusing adventure story with a dash of toilet humour is perfect reading for boys and girls alike aged 8-12.
Publishing News
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.
Lindsey Fraser, Sunday Herald, Glasgow
This is a maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with appropriately riotous illustrations, lists and maps
Books For Keeps
'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
It's a wonderfully vibrant story, illustrated with the author's hilarious drawings, and told with a delightfully gobby sense of humour
Books Quarterly (Waterstones)