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How to Train Your Dragon: How To Be A Pirate

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780340999080

Price: £7.99

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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
A wonderfully wittily written and illustrated story.
Waterstones Quarterly Magazine
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.
Lindsey Fraser, Sunday Herald, Glasgow
[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
... raucous and slapstick... liberally illustrated with [Cressida Cowell's] riotous drawings, notes and maps.
The Financial Times
Bulging with good jokes, funny drawings and dramatic scenes, it is absolutely wonderful.
Independent on Sunday
An excellent sequel to How to Train Your Dragon, this highly amusing adventure story with a dash of toilet humour is perfect reading for boys and girls alike aged 8-12.
Publishing News
Full of madcap action, to-the-death battles and hysterical Viking tomfoolery
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
extraordinary, funny and cool
Tom Dillon, Mill Lane Primary School
good holiday reading for any young adventurer
Reading evening post
As the tension mounts, an hilarious and warming story emerges. It cries to be read aloud.
The School Librarian
A maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with . . . riotous illustrations, lists and maps.
Books For Keeps
'Irresistibly funny, exciting and endearing'
The Times
'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
This is a maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with appropriately riotous illustrations, lists and maps
Books For Keeps
It's a wonderfully vibrant story, illustrated with the author's hilarious drawings, and told with a delightfully gobby sense of humour
Books Quarterly (Waterstones)
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
Great jokes and suberb characters will appeal to boys and girls alike
With Kids
Very funny indeed
Maidenhead Advertiser
Witty writing and funny drawings and notes ensure that this clever Viking story keeps its readers laughing
Junior Education
A wonderful adventure
The School Librarian
This is a maniacally crazy story liberally spattered with appropriately riotous illustrations, lists and maps
Books For Keeps
It's a wonderfully vibrant story, illustrated with the author's hilarious drawings, and told with a delightfully gobby sense of humour
Books Quarterly (Waterstones)
Cowell is a new star in children's fiction
The Times
Great jokes and suberb characters will appeal to boys and girls alike
With Kids
Very funny indeed
Maidenhead Advertiser
Witty writing and funny drawings and notes ensure that this clever Viking story keeps its readers laughing
Junior Education
A wonderful adventure
The School Librarian