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All the How to Train Your Dragon Books in Order

Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series features 12 exciting and hilarious reads for children aged 7 and up. In 2010, Dreamworks released their first adaptation of these brilliant books which helped them find their way into even more children's hearts around the world. Featuring Hiccup the Viking and his pet dragon Toothless, this series is great for all adventure-loving young bookworms. You can get the first 10 books in one collection from us for just 17.99 pounds and here is a list of all 12 books in order, from the first fun adventure to the incredible final battle...

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1. How to Train Your Dragon (2004) 

This is the first in Cressida Cowell's brilliant How To Train Your Dragon series, following the adventures of the young Viking, Hiccup. Poor Hiccup doesn't fit in with the other Viking kids, he's not popular and he's completely terrified of the dragons that he's being taught to face one day. That is, until he meets a friendly dragon that he names Toothless. But, what will this unlikely friendship mean for Hiccup and his tribe?

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2. How to be a Pirate (2004)

One day a huge floating coffin arrives that looks more terrifying than anything Hiccup has seen before. And, once again, he is drawn into a crazy adventure with dragons and villains, and this time - a little bit of piracy and a lot of treasure!

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3. How to Speak Dragonese (2005) 

When Hiccup's pet dragon Toothless is captured by Romans, he is determined to rescue him. The Romans aren't just interested in capturing dragons though when they also steal Hiccup's book How to Speak Dragonese and take Hiccup and his friend Fishlegs as their prisoners! 

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4. How to Cheat A Dragon's Curse (2006) 

Fishlegs is in a very bad way, after being stung by a Venomous Vorpent, he is inches away from death unless someone can find the one ingredient needed to cure him. Hiccup sets out on a mission to find the antidote and save his friend - even if it means facing new foes and scary sea dragons along the way.

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5. How to Twist A Dragon's Tale (2007)

The volcano on Lava-Lout Island is just about ready to blow and the tremors are making the eggs of the Exterminator dragons hatch! If Hiccup and his friends can find the lost Fire-Stone and return it to the volcano, they might just be able to save the day and if not, their whole tribe could be gone forever! 

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6. A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons (2008)

Hiccup is turning 12 and for his birthday all he wants is a quiet day but that's not going to happen after Toothless eats the all-important How to Train Your Dragon book! To save him from banishment, Hiccup must steal a copy of this precious tome from the Meathead Public Library. But, with so much at stake, will he live to see his next birthday?

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7. How to Ride a Dragon's Storm (2008) 

Hiccup and his friends have found themselves on The American Dream II and as they sail across the sea, they must desperately try to flee the Polar-serpents in the waters and escape the clutches of the evil Norbert the Nutjob. To make matters even more complicated for Hiccup, he's also determined to help all 222 Wanderer slaves that have been forced onto the ship as well. This may be his most risky adventure yet. 

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8. How to Break a Dragon's Heart (2009) 

Hiccup and his tribe are determined to find the lost Camicazi but after the vicious King Ug sends Hiccup off to complete the dreaded Impossible Task, will he make it out of this quest alive and will he ever find Camicazi?

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9. How to Steal a Dragon's Sword (2011) 

Things are getting darker for Hiccup and his tribe, dragons are beginning to rise up against their Masters, flooding is destroying large areas of land and now the evil witch Excellinor has come back to wreak havoc! Hiccup is going to need all his courage to save his tribe this time. 

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10. How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel (2012)

With Hiccup in exile and his tribe in danger, it seems like things couldn't be worse in the tenth instalment of Cressida Cowell's series. That is, until he finds out about the one thing could save them all but it would take a hero to seize the Dragon Jewel... would Hiccup be that hero?

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11. How to Betray a Dragon's Hero (2013) 

Hiccup and the Company of the Dragonmark are hiding in the Murderous Mountains but Hiccup is determined to be the hero his tribe needs and become the King of the Wilderwest. But, with a traitor in the camp and Spydragons to avoid, Hiccup's mission will be far from easy. 

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12. How to Fight a Dragon's Fury (2015) 

The dragons and the humans are at war and Hiccup seems to be the only one who can save the dragons from complete destruction. Hiccup has long proved himself a real hero but, in this epic final adventure, could he now prove himself to be a courageous king as well?

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What a thrilling series this is! Whether your kids are keen bookworms or reluctant readers, they're sure to find these books entertaining. So, if you think How to Train Your Dragon would appeal to your little adventure-seekers, make sure you treat them to these fantastic books today.