How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
How to Betray a Dragon's Hero

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In Hiccup the Viking's misadventures, the stakes have never been higher, and it's friend versus foe to decide the fate of the world. In this, the penultimate title in the amazing story arc that began with How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an impending battle and the possible destruction of everything he knows.

About Cressida Cowell

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Cressida Cowell lives in London with her husband, Simon; children Maisie, Clementine, and Alexander; and two cats, Lily and Baloo. In addition to translating Hiccup's memoirs, she has written and illustrated picture books including Hiccup, the Viking Who Was Seasick, Little Bo Peep's Library Book, and That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown. Her website is
Published December 24, 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 416 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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The Bookbag

Although the book can be read as a standalone novel, it makes references to previous books in the series, so it would make more sense to read all of the books in order.

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Common Sense Media

The dragon that Hiccup manages to snag, though, is tiny and not very trainable, even though Hiccup has the unusual skill of talking Dragonese.

May 01 2004 | Read Full Review of How To Train Your Dragon: How...

At the last minute, before the race begins, Old Wrinkly gives Hiccup a ticking-thing set for three months, five days and six hours so he will win this swimming race.

Jul 27 2011 | Read Full Review of How To Train Your Dragon: How...

Author and creator Cressida Cowell doesn’t disappoint in the new adventures of Hiccup and his Barbarian friends and family.

Jun 30 2010 | Read Full Review of How To Train Your Dragon: How...

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