Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 0.75 × 5.13 × 7.75 in
Published: February 24, 2010
Publisher: Hachette Children's
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 034099911X
ISBN - 13: 9780340999110
From the Publisher
Read the books that inspired the How to Train Your Dragon films! This book will be a hit with children and adults alike.
THE STORY CONTINUES in the fifth volume of Hiccup''s How to Train Your Dragon memoirs ...
Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ever lived. But it wasn''t always like that. Hiccup''s memoirs look back to when Hiccup was just an ordinary boy, and finding it very hard to be a Hero. Someone has stolen the Fire Egg. Now the Volcano on Volcano Island is active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the Exterminator dragons! Can Hiccup return the Fire Egg to the Volcano, stop the Volcano from erupting, AND save the Tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the Exterminators?
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.
Read all of Hiccup''s exploits in the series: How 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 Storm, How to Break a Dragon''s Heart, How to Steal a Dragon''s Sword, How to Seize a Dragon''s Jewel and How to Betray a Dragon''s Hero.
Check out the brilliant website at www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com It''s the place to go for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks!
About the Author
Cressida Cowell grew up mostly in Central London. She has a BA in English Literature from Oxford University, a BA in Graphic Design from St Martin''s and an MA in Narrative Illustration from Brighton. Cressida has written and illustrated eight books in the popular Hiccup series. How to Train Your Dragon has reached over 100,000 sales and is now published in over 33 languages. A Dreamworks feature film is due to be released in 2010. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband, three children and two cats.
''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