A brand new hilarious Hiccup adventure in the How to Train Your Dragon series.
The ninth book in Cowell's Dragon series... raises questions about courage and loyalty, and it's funny too. (The Sunday Times' 100 Best Children's Books) The Sunday Times 20141005
Cressida Cowell, geb. London, studierte Englische Literatur und Grafik-Design. In England sind bereits mehrere sehr erfolgreiche Bilder- und Kinderbücher von ihr erschienen.'Ich mag Geschichten mit einer Moral, und ich liebe es, die Leser zum Denken anzuregen', sagt die Autorin, die mit ihrer Familie in Hammersmith lebt
PRAISE FOR THE HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON BOOKS: '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 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 ... 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 'If light amusement is required, Cressida Cowell's How to Break a Dragon's Heart delivers all it promises. There are lots of illustrations and a playfulness with language that will draw in even the most reluctant reader.' -- Daily Telegraph 'is not only funny, well written and thrilling, but also wise about what we owe those who love us.' -- The Times 'Ahead of the film of the same title due to be released next March, this is a special edition of the first book in the uproarious series about Viking Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. Highly original, and full of useful tips for dragon-owners everywhere.' -- Woman's Weekly Top stuff. -- Daily Telegraph Especially good... raises the series to classic status. -- Times Ceaselessly inventive... young readers are lucky to have her. ***** -- Books For Keeps Always thrilling, funny and brilliantly illustrated. -- Daily Express