Thursday, April 21, 2011

How to Train Your Dragon

By Cressida Cowell

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III is a truly extraordinary Viking hero known throughout Vikingdom as “the Dragon Whisperer”…but it wasn’t always so. Travel back to the days when the mighty warrior was just a boy, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans. Can Hiccup capture a dragon and train it without being torn limb from limb? Join the adventure as the small boy finds a better way to train his dragon and becomes a hero!

After seeing the movie, I found this in the library and just had to read it. I loved the movie and thought it was hilarious. The book follows Hiccup's adventures trying to train his own dragon, Toothless. It reminded me a bit of Diary of a wipmy kid, as it had some pretty comical drawings to accompany Hiccup's funny and heroic story. There are some major differences between the film and book however, and if you don't want your kid reading some 'rude' humor (i.e. underwear humor) then I wouldn't let them at this one. It was funny and cute, but in the end I preferred the movie. Surprising, but true.

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