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Book Title: How to Ride a Dragon's Storm (How to train your Dragon)

Details: Author: Cowell, Cressida

Reading Age: 9 - 10

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN-13: 9780340999127

Number of pages: 288

Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 2.4 cm

Retail Price: €8.68

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  • €7.99

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THE STORY CONTINUES in the seventh 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.

Hiccup has three months, five days and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents, AND win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race.

Can he do it? (Tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock)

How to Train Your Dragon is a DreamWorks film starring Gerrard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, out on DVD in October 2010 adapted from the best selling How to Train Your Dragon series by Cressida Cowell.


'genius' (The Times )
'... Full of charm ... Imaginative and bursting with inventive, off-the-wall humour, making them great stories to be read aloud.'

(Waterstones Books Quarterly )



'another triumph from the creative pen of Cressida Cowell.'

(Writeaway.org )

'... Inspired series ... Its enchantment lies primarily in the comical, affectionate and often irritable relationship between Hiccup (the only nerd in the violent Viking Hooligan tribe) and his runty little dragon Toothless.'

(Amanda Craig, The Times )



'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 )



Irresistably funny, exciting and endearing(Amanda Craig, The Times )

CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK: This book is great fun and has a Blackadderish sense of humour ... Full of the sort of jokes that will make schoolboys snigger.

(Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times )

How to Train Your Dragon is a delightful narrative caper... It offers a challenging read to 11-year-olds, and rewards reading aloud, especially for those who relish an element of theatre at story time.

(Sunday Herald, Glasgow )

... Raucous and slapstick ... Liberally illustrated with [Cressida Cowell's] riotous drawings, notes and maps.

(The Financial Times )

[Cressida Cowell] puts a contemporary spin on the old brains over brawn moral and brings the story to a climax with a thrilling dragon duel.

Lots for lots of different readers to enjoy. (Books for Keeps )

'a hilarious and gripping adventure, beautifully paced and studded with great dramatic scenes.'(Amanda Craig, Times )



Bulging with good jokes, funny drawings and dramatic scenes, it is absolutely wonderful. (Independent on Sunday )

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'If you haven't discovered Hiccup yet, you're missing out on one of the greatest inventions of modern children's literature.'

(Julia Eccleshare, Guardian children's editor )


Read the rest of Hiccup's exploits in the How to Train Your Dragon series in 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, and How to Break a Dragon's Heart.



Check out the all-new Hiccup website at www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com. It's the place to go 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!



Reviews
'This fast paced adventure is packed with hilariously named characters and mythical monsters that will grab any young boys attention.'

(Books for Keeps )"

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