Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 210 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in
Published: November 15, 2011
Publisher: Hachette Children's
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1444900943
ISBN - 13: 9781444900941
From the Publisher
The story continues in the ninth volume of Hiccup''sHow to Train Your Dragonmemoirs.
Bad times have come to the Archipelago. Ever since the woods of Berserk burned down, it is almost as if the world is cursed. Dragons are starting to revolt against their Masters. The waters have risen, flooding fields and washing whole villages away. But worse still, the wicked witch Excellinor has returned. Can Hiccup find the King''s Things and win the sword-fighting contest to stop Alvin the Treacherous from becoming King of the Wilderwest?
How to Train Your Dragonis a DreamWorks film starring Gerrard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, out on DVD adapted from the best sellingHow to Train Your Dragonseries by Cressida Cowell. Read the rest of Hiccup''s exploits inHow to Train Your Dragon, How to Be a Pirate, How to Speak Dragonese, How to Cheat a Dragon''s Curse, How to Twist a Dragon''s Tale, A Hero''s Guide to Deadly Dragons,How to Ride a Dragon''s StormandHow to Break a Dragon''s Heart. Check out the website for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks! Read all about Hiccup and all of your favourite characters, learn to speak Dragonese and train your own Dragon to do tricks!
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 eight books in the popular Hiccup series which is now published in over 30 languages. Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children''s Book Prize 2006 and has been shortlisted for many others. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband and three children. Check out Cressida''s Hiccup website: www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com
''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