How to Train Your Dragon: How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel: Book 10 - How to Train Your Dragon (Paperback)
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How to Train Your Dragon: How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel: Book 10 - How to Train Your Dragon (Paperback)

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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 we last left Hiccup things were getting very dark indeed. The Dragon Rebellion has begun. Snotlout is the new Chief of the Hooligan Tribe. Stoick has been banished and given the Slavemark. And Alvin the Treacherous has EIGHT of the King's Lost Things, and has been proclaimed the new King of the Wilderwest ... But what can Hiccup do, now all alone and in exile, hunted by both humans and dragons? Can he find the Dragon Jewel, mankind's last and only hope and become the Hero once again?

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.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444908794
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A delight for 8+ * The Times *
A delight for 8+ * The Times *
Cowell's loopy, scattershot imagination is as compelling as ever * Financial Times *
Cowell's loopy, scattershot imagination is as compelling as ever * Financial Times *
Cowell is an effortlessly funny writer and is brimming with creativity...Highly recommended * Birmingham Post *
Cowell is an effortlessly funny writer and is brimming with creativity...Highly recommended * Birmingham Post *
Action and excitement aplenty * The Daily Telegraph *
Action and excitement aplenty * The Daily Telegraph *

PRAISE FOR THE HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON BOOKS:
'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 *
The most inventive, entertaining and demanding contemporary children's epic * telegraph.co.uk *
The most inventive, entertaining and demanding contemporary children's epic * telegraph.co.uk *
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 *
... 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 *
'a hilarious and gripping adventure, beautifully paced and studded with great dramatic scenes.' * Amanda Craig, Times *
Bulging with good jokes, funny drawings and dramatic scenes, it is absolutely wonderful. * Independent on Sunday *
'If light amusement is required, Cressida Cowell's How to Break a Dragon's Heart delivers all it promises. There are lots of illustrations and a playfulness with language that will draw in even the most reluctant reader.' * Daily Telegraph *
'is not only funny, well written and thrilling, but also wise about what we owe those who love us.' * The Times *
'Ahead of the film of the same title due to be released next March, this is a special edition of the first book in the uproarious series about Viking Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. Highly original, and full of useful tips for dragon-owners everywhere.' * Woman's Weekly *
Top stuff. * Daily Telegraph *
Especially good... raises the series to classic status. * Times *
Ceaselessly inventive... young readers are lucky to have her. ***** * Books For Keeps *
Always thrilling, funny and brilliantly illustrated. * Daily Express *
A modern classic. Cowell is an effortlessly funny writer and is brimming with creativity. Highly recommended. * Birmingham Post *
A delight for 8+. * The Times *
Cowell's loopy, scattershot imagination is as compelling as ever. * Financial Times *
Action and excitement aplenty. * Daily Telegraph *
The most inventive, entertaining and demanding contemporary children's epic. * Daily Telegraph (Peter Florence) *
Gripping adventure stories complete with quests and battles, a vividly imagined alternative world. * Daily Telegraph *
Gloriously funny. * The Daily Telegraph *

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“Best book of the series so far...”

This book is amazing! The plot is brilliant, the words that the author uses is astounding, and, if you like challenging books, but with funny illustrations, then this is the book for you.
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