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How to Train Your Dragon Audiobook

How to Train Your Dragon

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Publisher's Summary

The story of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III rise to fame, through his dragon-training exploits, told in Hiccup's own words by David Tennant.

Hiccup was a truly extraordinary Viking Hero, Warrior chieftain, awesome sword-fighter and amateur naturalist. He was known throughout Vikingdom as 'the Dragon Whisperer' on account of his power over these terrifying beasts. But it wasn't always like that....

©2004 Cressida Cowell (P)2004 Hodder Children's Books

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    Kindle Customer NM, USA 10-29-16
    Kindle Customer NM, USA 10-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "A very important email"

    Meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow Ha Hee ho haha Hee Hee Hee hahaha hahahaha

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    Gabriella Fiore 01-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The best!"

    Even as a grown-up I love listening to these over and over again. Great books great performance. Buy all of them !

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    ruth stewart 07-04-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Great,funny and best story in the world ."

    I didn't think that there were any bad things. The pictures were funny as the story

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    Moonstone 06-12-15
    Moonstone 06-12-15
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    "Wonderful!"

    The story is a brilliant children's story full of wonder, imagination, and inspiration. David Tennant does a perfect job narrating. He has such a wonderful voice. Highly recommended!

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    Agnese 02-18-15
    Agnese 02-18-15
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    "Lovely"

    The part when the Supper sings, I was amazed as never before.

    I love this story. As an Italian, I read and listen English book to improve my English. But this is the second time I've been reading this book, because I love it.

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    Abraham Andrade 02-10-15

    I'm a System Administrator focused on Linux OS. I love books but due my work I have little time to read, so I love Audible :)

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    "brilliant"

    this is a wonderful book and it's beautifully told in this audio book, it's simply charming

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    Grandpa Australia 01-27-15
    Grandpa Australia 01-27-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing"

    David Tennant is a amazing author, and this story is wonderfully intercepted. I loved the music. Perfect for a car trip. Really worth it. Love Toothless!

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    Christina (A Reader of Fictions) Atlanta, GA 02-01-14
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    "Worth It for David Tennant"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Overall, yes. Would I rather have listened to David Tennant read something more to my tastes? Yes. However, this is what was to-hand. The book itself runs a bit too much to gross humor and I'm not really comfortable with the lack of women in it. The movie actually much improved on the story.


    What could Cressida Cowell have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    How about some female characters? How about Toothless not being terrifying, rather than the adorable dragon in the film? I also thought the Vikings were pretty hard to sympathize with, and I think I was meant to feel for their plight. If you like gross humor and violence of the sort to appeal to kids, though, have at it.


    What does David Tennant bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He was everything to the story for me. I would not have liked this without his narration. He does great accents and brings a lot of emotion and humor into the novel.


    Did How to Train Your Dragon inspire you to do anything?

    Does scouring the internet for David Tennant gifs count?


    Any additional comments?

    As much as I loved Tennant's narration, I didn't like it to buy any more of the audiobooks in the series. If they were freely available at my library, yes, but not for money.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Alex Sandton, South Africa 11-03-13
    Alex Sandton, South Africa 11-03-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Love the story, love the narration!"
    Where does How to Train Your Dragon rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I am an eight year old boy and this is my favourite series by far. I absolutely love it! We have read all the books, seen the movie but I still love to hear the narrator's voice. I cannot wait for all the books to come out on Audible. You and your kids will love this book!


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    Amanda 09-30-13
    Amanda 09-30-13
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    "Listening to the book beat watching the movie"
    If you could sum up How to Train Your Dragon in three words, what would they be?

    entertaining, encouraging, educational?


    What other book might you compare How to Train Your Dragon to and why?

    The Hero's Guild to Saving your Kingdom.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    Yes, the narration was excellent for the greater majority of the story, but it was agreed that Toothless was annoying rather than endearing.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    When the manual doesn't help you, it is time to write one of your own.


    Any additional comments?

    It was much better to listen to the book in the car on a road trip than hearing the movie replay three or four times. It had a similar underdog story, so my kids could listen with out being boarded. Yet they knew the characters.

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  • Frankie Mouse
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    3/28/15
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    "This book is completely different from the movies."

    characters and plot are unrecognisable. It is still a fun story and well performed too.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • D.H.T.
    Glasgow, Scotland
    2/3/15
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    "coolzerz"

    love it
    so cool
    omg best ever

    #lol omg omg omg omg OMG best for miles around great storyline and reading

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Stephen
    1/23/15
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    "Fun book, beautifully narrated."

    The whole family loved listening to this book, adults just as much as my 2 boys 5&7. Fast paced to keep interest.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Disius
    1/5/15
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    "Touched"

    I was blown away by this story it definitely meets my expectations. I was touched by the effort put in

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • C. Weedon
    London
    1/5/15
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    "My fave series"

    How to train your dragon is one of the best books I know, discuting and funny for girls boys and parents. There is a whole series in which I am indulging. I have got book 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and I want to read more, so do my parents. The abridged books are just as good and so are the ones supposed for 5-7 year olds cos my 4 year old sister loves them, my parents love them and I love them and I'm 11.

    David Tennant is a fabulous narrater and I don't know anyone better, how does he get those voices, scary and funny and his Scottish accent is perfect for the book really fits.

    So there is no question about it really
    You HAVE TO GET THIS BOOK!!😍

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Warrington, United Kingdom
    7/5/12
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    "Great fun!"

    I purchased this audiobook in advance of our Summer holiday thinking it may keep the kids entertained on our long car journeys. I have listened to it in advance to make sure it is suitable. I am thinking that perhaps my 4 year old is a touch too young for it. Nevertheless, it was great fun to listen to and I found myself giggling alot! David Tennant is a fab narrator and captures the characters really well. Highly recommended!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    5/30/17
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    "Review is by my 9yr old son"

    Really funny with loads of cool parts looking forward to listening to the next book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Oxford, UK
    5/6/17
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    "Four year old over the moon."

    little ones really enjoyed listening to this excellent narration from David T. A bit scary towards the end for their age, but they made it through and we know it is not targeted at this age group!

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  • ted
    5/5/17
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    "Lalaladalalalada"

    Good book listen to it
    I personally think it's brilliant
    Recommend for kids
    I wouldn't listen to all at once

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Catherine
    4/16/17
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    "I love this album and it was the best of the"

    The fact I can get it right away with a lot you have a great way of saying

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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