How to Speak Dragonese
How to Train Your Dragon: How to Speak Dragonese
How to Speak Dragonese
Cressida Cowell
Don't miss a moment of the How to Train Your Dragon series, the bestselling, funny, action-packed books that inspired the hit movies! The story begins when Hiccup, his friend Fishlegs, and his cranky dragon Toothless get separated from their class during Boarding-an-Enemy-Ship practice. They accidentally board a prowling Roman galley intent on provoking war. When they rescue a tiny nanodragon, they uncover a plot to steal every dragon on the Isle of Berk!This is just the start to an epic adventure that will have kids laughing from start to finish, and shines with Cressida Cowell's trademark blend of action, humor, heart, and engaging illustrations.

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Manga/Graphic Novel
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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How to Speak Dragonese begins as Viking heir of the Hooligan Tribe, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the protagonist, is in pirating school. He is attending a lesson on boarding an enemy ship, with his friend Fishlegs; his pet dragon, Toothless; and the rest of his classmates. Unfortunately, Hiccup, Fishlegs, and Toothless stray in their homemade boat (the Hopeful Puffin) away from the rest of the class's boats, and instead of boarding a peaceable fishing boat, they board a Roman boat of war!

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