How to Train Your Dragon

25 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 8,676 ratings

How to Train Your Dragon Publisher's Summary

Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.

©2010 Cressida Cowell (P)2013 Hachette Audio
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  • Book 1

    • How to Train Your Dragon

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,667
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507

    Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yell Loudly.

    • By Teresa on 08-06-14

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Train Your Dragon

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 467
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Teenagers Like This

    • By 371forty on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $10.44

  • Book 2

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Be a Pirate

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 722
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 655
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651

    Follow the further adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as his Viking training continues and his father leads a stranger and the Hairy Hooligans to the Isle of Skullions in search of a pirate's treasure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A LOL book!

    • By THoward on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Be a Pirate

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 2
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ever lived. But it wasn't always like that. Hiccup's memoirs look back to when Hiccup was just an ordinary boy, and finding it very hard to be a Hero.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Tennant triumph

    • By Georgia on 12-06-10

    Regular price: $7.45

  • Book 3

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Speak Dragonese

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 526
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475

    The rollicking sequel to How to Train Your Dragon and How to Be a Pirate offers a fast-paced plot, slapstick humor, witty dialogue, to enhance an exciting tale featuring Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David makes Cressida's tale come alive

    • By uMaMi on 08-09-14

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Speak Dragonese

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 3
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave, and ever so hairy. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere.... Toothless has been captured, the nanodragon is about to be gobbled, and Sharkworms are on the loose. Once again we are relying on Hiccup to be a hero.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Tennant's narration makes this worth the $$!

    • By Avocat on 03-02-12

    Regular price: $7.45

  • Book 4

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421

    In his 4th sidesplitting adventure, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find...a potato. But where will Hiccup find such a thing? He'll have to dodge the terrible Sharkworms, battle Doomfangs, and outwit crazy Hooligans if he's going to be a Hero...again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesomeness Fun.

    • By Teresa on 11-03-14

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 4
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave, and ever so clever. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere.... Can Hiccup find the antidote to deadly Vorpentitis and fight the Doomfang? Can he brave the axe of Norbert the Nutjob and be the Hero yet again?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • UnsuspectingFUN,enjoyableMISCHEIF,Loyal Friendship

    • By Sharon on 10-20-10

    Regular price: $7.45

  • Book 5

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Twist a Dragon's Tale

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357

    In the fifth adventure in the How to Train Your Dragon series, someone has stolen the Fire-Stone. Now the volcano on Volcano Island has become active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the Exterminator dragons! Can Hiccup return the Fire-Stone to the Volcano, stop the Volcano from erupting, and save the Tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the Exterminators?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Excellent Audiobook.

    • By Teresa on 12-15-14

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Twist a Dragon's Tale

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 5
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    The hilarious series which inspired the Dream Works Film. The Fire-Stone has been stolen, the volcano is active and the Exterminator dragons have their CLAWS out! Can Hiccup be the Hero of the hour? David Tennant reads this hilarious children's classic which can be enjoyed by everybody.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for kids and those young at heart!

    • By Jessica on 05-25-11

    Regular price: $10.44

  • Book 6

    • A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 6
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Hiccup is lost in the Library Labyrinth and the Driller-Dragons, Madguts and Murderous, are on the prowl. Hiccup's birthday is not going to be the quiet affair he hoped for.... This book also contains a comprehensive Dragonese Dictionary for those who'd like to dragon-whisper themselves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Unabridged

    • By Christopher on 03-25-12

    Regular price: $10.44

    • How to Train Your Dragon: A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336

    It's Hiccup's birthday, but that's not going to keep him from getting into trouble. To save his dragon, Toothless, from being banished, Hiccup must sneak into the Meathead Public Library and steal the Viking's most sacred book. But the Vikings see books as a dangerous influence, and keep them locked up and under heavy guard. To save his friend, Hiccup must brave the Hairy Scary Librarian and his dreadful army of Meathead Warriors and face off against the formidable Driller-Dragons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How many ways, books are useful !

    • By Chris's Card on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $19.38

  • Book 7

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Ride a Dragon's Storm

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 320

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, everyone's favorite reluctant Viking hero, has three months, five days and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents, and win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love both the movies and the books.

    • By Tiffini Chrestman on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Ride a Dragon's Storm

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 7
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    The hilarious series which inspired the Dream Works film. Hiccup has three months, five days and six hours to get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents AND win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it???? David Tennant reads this hilarious children's clasic which can be enjoyed by everybody.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must listen to kids and adults alike

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-17

    Regular price: $10.44

  • Book 8

    • How to Break a Dragon's Heart

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 8
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer, and the greatest viking hero who ever lived. But it wasn't always like that. Hiccup's memoirs look back to when Hiccup was just an ordinary boy, and finding it very hard to be a hero. Hiccup must battle Berserks, dodge Scarers, complete the Impossible Task and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast! And all while being hunted down by an old enemy with a dark secret about the Lost Throne. What's a hero to do?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to Entertain Your Family

    • By HF on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $10.44

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Break a Dragon's Heart

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 308

    Stranded on the exceptionally dangerous, and possibly haunted, Beach of the Broken Heart, Hiccup must face UG the Uglithug and complete the impossible task -- or die trying. Along the way, he'll have to battle Berserks, dodge Scarers, and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast, all while being hunted down by an old enemy with a dark secret about the mysterious Lost Throne. With Toothless by his side, and time to stage his rescue running out, what's a Hero to do?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant!

    • By Laurie on 10-24-17

    Regular price: $19.38

  • Book 9

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Steal a Dragon's Sword

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 345

    The How to Train Your Dragon series chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Viking underdog Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless. In Book 9, a dragon rebellion is coming - filled with the meanest, nastiest dragons in the Archipelago. Razor-wings, Tonguetwisters, and Vampire Ghouldeaths are attacking Vikings and seem to be seeking one soul in particular: Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $19.38

    • How to Steal a Dragon's Sword

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 9
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    The story continues in the ninth volume of Hiccup's How to Train Your Dragon memoirs read by David Tennant. Bad times have come to the Archipelago. Ever since the woods of Berserk burned down, it is almost as if the world is cursed. Dragons are starting to revolt against their Masters. The waters have risen, flooding fields and washing whole villages away. But worse still, the wicked witch Excellinor has returned.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book

    • By Pokfulam on 06-20-15

    Regular price: $14.91

  • Book 10

    • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel

    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 344

    The Dragon Rebellion has begun, bringing the Vikings' darkest hour upon them. Hiccup has become an outcast, but that won't stop him from going on the most harrowing and important quest of his life. He must find the Dragon's Jewel in order to save his people...but where should he begin?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to score a Dragon audiobook

    • By Joshua on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $19.38

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