How to Break a Dragon's Heart
Written by Cressida Cowell
Part of the How to Train Your Dragon Series
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How to Break a Dragon's Heart by Cressida Cowell
When Fishlegs is caught sending illegal love poems to the daughter of Ug the Uglythug, Hiccup and Fishlegs must complete the Impossible Task or else face death at the hands of the Berserks. Meanwhile, Alvin the Treacherous's mother has been imprisoned deep in the Berserk forest for years holding a dark secret that reveals the truth about the Lost Throne of the Archipelago, as well as some shocking truths about Hiccup's past. Hiccup must battle Berserks, outwit Alvin the Treacherous (again), and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast. What's a Hero to do...?
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'One of the most enjoyable and original children's stories I have heard in a long time' The Independent
'Laugh-out-loud books, they will convert even the most reluctant reader to take their first dip.' Times Educational Supplement
'Cowell is the new star in children's fiction' Amanda Craig, The Times
'Hilarious' Publishing News
'A fabulous romp' The Bookseller
'Lots and lots for different readers to enjoy' Books for Keeps
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