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...

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?

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!

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!

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.'s-curse.jpg

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!'s-tale.jpg

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?'s-guide-to-dragons.jpg

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.'s-storm.jpg

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?'s-heart.jpg

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.'s-sword.jpg

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?'s-jewel.jpg

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.'s-hero.jpg

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?'s-fury.jpg

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. 

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    High up in the treacherous mists of the Murderous Mountains, Hiccup and the Company of the Dragonmark are in hiding. The witch's Spydragons are guarding the shores of Tomorrow - but Hiccup is determined to become King of the Wilderwest. Can Hiccup dodge the dragons and steal the King's Things back from Alvin before the Doomsday of Yule? And is there a traitor in Hiccup's camp who in the end will betray them all? How to Train Your Dragon is a DreamWorks film starring Gerrard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, out on DVD. Read the rest of Hiccup's exploits in How to Train Your Dragon Books 1-10. Check out for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks!
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    Dragons vs Humans: can Hiccup save the dragons? Find out in the EPIC finale to the How to Train Your Dragon series. It is the Doomsday of Yule. At the end of this day, either the humans or the dragons will face extinction. Alvin the Treacherous is about to be crowned the King of the Wilderwest on the island of Tomorrow. His reign of terror will begin with the destruction of dragons everywhere. The fate of the dragon world lies in the hands of one young boy as he stands on the nearby isle of Hero's End with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third's Quest is clear. First he must defeat the Dragon Guardians of Tomorrow and prove that he is in fact the rightful king, even though Hiccup has none of the King's Things and Alvin the Treacherous has all ten of them. And then he faces his final battle: Hiccup must fight the Dragon Furious and end the Rebellion ...ALONE. As Doomsday draws to an end can Hiccup be the Hero of the hour? Will the dragons survive? How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise. How to Train Your Dragon 3 is scheduled for 2017 starring Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Defenders of Berk, can be seen on CBBC and Netflix. 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 It's the place to go for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks!
  • How to Train Your Dragon Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444941944 - Cressida Cowell
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    Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series is hugely popular all over the world and has already spawned two massive Dreamworks films. Now, your children can get their hands on the first 10 books following the adventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and the ever-faithful Toothless for an unbelievable Book People price.

    Hiccup may well have grown up to be the greatest Viking hero who ever lived but it wasn't always like that. When he was young, he wouldn't speak up to his father, Stock the Voist, and he certainly couldn't beat his chief rival, Snotlout, at Bashyball. All that changes when he decides to go into a cave full of dragons to find a pet. It's here where he finds Toothless and the duo begin an incredible journey.

    These appealing stories combine action, drama and a real warmth as they focus on Hiccup and his family as they grow up and enjoy all sorts of incredible adventures, battling evil enemies along the way. Your children will laugh, cry and be eagerly reaching for the next book as they work their way through this fantastic collection.

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