This official illustrated tie-in book showcases over 350
spectacular images from the DreamWorks Animation feature film,
based on Cressida Cowell''s popular children''s book.
How to Train Your Dragon is the story of a scrawny
teenaged Viking, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, who lives on
the island of Berk in the North Sea. Hiccup is a member of a Viking
tribe and wants to make his father, the chief, proud of him.
Entering dragon training, Hiccup has a chance to prove his
worthiness to his tribe and father. But then, in a world where
Dragons and Vikings do not coexist peacefully, Hiccup encounters
and ultimately befriends an injured dragon, at which point his
world is turned upside down.
The Art of How to Train Your Dragon is a spectacularly
designed, full-color insider''s guide to the creative process that
went into turning Cressida Cowell''s popular book into a
feature-length, animated film. Featuring more than 350 pieces of
development artwork, including early character designs, story
sketches, and concept paintings never before released by the
studio, the book provides an in-depth look at the process involved
in bringing mythical Dragon and Viking worlds to life.