How To Be A Viking

by Cressida Cowell

Hachette Children's | July 1, 2014 | Picture Books

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The first HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON book ever, and the inspiration for Cressida Cowell''s best-selling fiction books that is now a Dreamworks feature film.

So begins Cressida Cowell''s stories about a little Viking who cannot fit in. Unlike his dad, Stoick the Vast, Hiccup is tiny, thoughtful and polite and scared of almost everything - especially of going to sea for the very first time. But go he must... So who will save the day when everything goes wrong aboard ship and all the big Vikings lose their cool? This wonderfully witty fable will delight all those who have ever faced up to their worst fears.

This 2014 reissue includes a letter from Cressida Cowell to the reader.

''This is a lovely book; it is warm and witty, with instant appeal...'' -The Children''s Bookseller

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: July 1, 2014

Publisher: Hachette Children's

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1444921363

ISBN - 13: 9781444921366

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– More About This Product –

How To Be A Viking

by Cressida Cowell

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: July 1, 2014

Publisher: Hachette Children's

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1444921363

ISBN - 13: 9781444921366

From the Publisher

The first HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON book ever, and the inspiration for Cressida Cowell''s best-selling fiction books that is now a Dreamworks feature film.

So begins Cressida Cowell''s stories about a little Viking who cannot fit in. Unlike his dad, Stoick the Vast, Hiccup is tiny, thoughtful and polite and scared of almost everything - especially of going to sea for the very first time. But go he must... So who will save the day when everything goes wrong aboard ship and all the big Vikings lose their cool? This wonderfully witty fable will delight all those who have ever faced up to their worst fears.

This 2014 reissue includes a letter from Cressida Cowell to the reader.

''This is a lovely book; it is warm and witty, with instant appeal...'' -The Children''s Bookseller

About the Author

Cressida Cowell grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland. She was convinced that there were dragons living on this island, and has been fascinated by dragons ever since. Cressida has written and illustrated eleven books in the popular How to Train Your Dragon series which is now published in over 35 languages. Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children''s Book Prize and has been shortlisted for many others. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband and three children.Check out Cressida''s wesbite: www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com

Editorial Reviews

Cowell''s pictures are full of fun and her text is full of invention and wit.-Books for Keeps