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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 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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18th April '17
Ali read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
I loved the second book even more than the first one! I liked how it slowly introduced Alvin the Treacherous as Alvin the Poor but Honest Farmer. This book is full of adventure. If you haven't read these books, i advise you do
23rd November '16
DogsLoveReading read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
This book is super! I really enjoyed it and I have read all the how to train your dragon books accept number 12. 
14th July '16
ReadingPups read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
I really like this book.I think my favorite character has to be toothless.He poos in Alvin the poor but honest farmers helmet.The characters are very funny like i just told you.I liked everything about this book.
19th April '17
Esa Mahmood Asghar read it themselves aged 13 aged 13
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5 stars
The second book in the How To Train Your Dragon series.
Hiccup and his dragon Toothless are on sea, on a small boast, having lessons with their teacher, Gobber the Belch. They have began the second part of the Viking Trainee Programme; How To Be A Pirate. The most important part of being a pirate is knowing how to swordfight, so Hiccup finds himself fighting Dogsbreath the Duh-Brain, a gigantic pig of a boy. Sword-fighting seems to not be Hiccups forte, so a nasty turn of events has the entire crew swimming to shore as their ship sinks to the bottom of the ocean. Hiccup's best friend, Fishlegs, does not know how to swim, so Hiccup hauls him onto a wooden box. However, this wooden box is not any old box. Its the coffin of Grimbeard the Ghastly himself, the most feared Viking to ever sail across the Northen Sea. There has been a legend, as old as time itself, that Grimbeard the Ghastly hid his most prized possessions, and whoever found these treasures would be his rightful heir, and be Chief of the Hooligan tribe. The treasure also contained The Stormblade, the best sword ever forged. Therefore, when Hiccup finds his way back to Berk, against the advice of Hiccup and Old Wrinkly, the tribe's elder and Hiccup's grandfather, everyone decides to open the coffin. Inside they don't find any treasure, but a man. The man introduces himself as Alvin the Poor-But-Honest Farmer. He is instantly loved by everyone in the tribe, apart from Toothless. When Alvin reveals that he knows where the treasure might be, the Hooligan Tribe go sailing to find it.  Grimbeard the Ghastly was the trickiest trickster in the whole Archipelago so is there more to this treasure than there seems? And is Alvin to be trusted, or is Toothless right to suspect him?

A beautiful story, full of twists and laughs. This is part of when of the best series of boos ever written.

I would strongly recommend reading all of the How to Train Your Dragon books in order, as each story is intertwined with another, and each provides a solid foundation for the next to build upon.
20th March '17
Junayd read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
How to be a pirate is an amazing book . 
I love Toothless because he is always disobedient and funny. 
I always feel sorry for Hiccup as everyone thinks that he is too weedy and bony to be heir to the throne and that horrid Snotlout will be heir instead of him.
But overall I enjoyed it all immensely.
26th May '16
Belllboo read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
We have been reading this book at school and it's really good.  I'm even doing an class assembly about it for the school and the parents.
My favourite dragon is toothless because he is really cheeky, he bit someone on the bottom.  The other dragons are really mean to him though.
As I'm reading it in class, other junior children will like this book.
3rd June '17
Josh read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
This is an action packed story with a lot of funny bits. I liked reading this even more than watching it on TV. My favourite character is Toothless the dragon. I would advise everyone to read this.
19th January '17
I read it to Checkywoo aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
This is the second in the Dragon series and my daughter insisted we read it immediately after How to Train your Dragon.  There are some mildly scary moments but all is well that ends well and we learnt lots more about dragons and their lives and keepers.  These books really fire the imagination and we both enjoyed reading this one.
6th March '16
Ryan read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
This is the first How To Train Your Dragon book i have read and i really enjoyed it. 
I liked the cards that came with the book.
My favorite character is Hiccup and Toothless. I also liked Alvin the kind and honest farmer.
I loved the drawings and everything about the book- I would definitely recommend this book to everyone.
Ryan :)
2nd May '17
Westy10 read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
I haven't read the first book but I loved this. I love dragons and pirates and this book is really funny and adventurous.

Would recommend to boys and girls, I read this book in a day (and I was at school for a lot of it)
5th November '18
I read it to Callum2010 aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
My 8 year old is obsessed with this series, it’s got him hooked! The clever language has really captured his imagination and allowed him to delve right it. A brilliant plot, perfect for children to read alone or share with their parents. 
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Cressida Cowell is a British author, best known for her How To Train Your Dragon book series which was also made into animated film by DreamWorks in 2010. The books have been published in over 30 languages and are a huge hit with young readers worldw...

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