How to Train Your Dragon

13 books in series
5 out of 5 stars 3,425 ratings

How to Train Your Dragon Summary

Inspired by the film that delighted parents and children alike, this audiobook version of How To Train Your Dragon is a whole new experience that will have you falling in love all over again.

The story of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III's 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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  • Book 1

    • 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 758
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 582
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586

    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
    • Thoroughly enjoyed by the whole family

    • By Alexina on 20-01-14

    Regular price: £9.79

  • Book 2

    • How to Be a Pirate

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 2
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 278

    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
    • Fantastic audio book

    • By Ramona on 22-04-10

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 3

    • How to Speak Dragonese

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 3
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 213

    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
    • Fort sinister 😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-12-17

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 4

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 204

    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
    • Dragontastic!

    • By R B. on 12-12-14

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 5

    • 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 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 173

    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
    • Another Winner

    • By boosmummy on 12-12-13

    Regular price: £9.79

  • 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 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 159

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The kids love Hiccup and Toothless...

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-08-12

    Regular price: £9.79

  • Book 7

    • 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 189
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 144

    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
    • Great 🖤❤️💚💜💙💛💓💗💝

    • By SHOMIK DATTA on 18-06-17

    Regular price: £9.79

  • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 183

    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
    • Tttttttoothless like how to train your dragon

    • By Chris on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £9.79

  • Book 9

    • 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 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 200

    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
    • Wonderful!

    • By Alex on 13-11-13

    Regular price: £13.99

  • Book 10

    • How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 10
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 182

    The story continues in the 10th volume of Hiccup's How to Train Your Dragon memoirs read by David Tennant. When we last left Hiccup things were getting very dark indeed. The Dragon Rebellion has begun. Snotlout is the new Chief of the Hooligan Tribe. Stoick has been banished and given the Slavemark. And Alvin the Treacherous has eight of the King's Lost Things, and has been proclaimed the new King of the Wilderwest ... But what can Hiccup do, now all alone and in exile, hunted by both humans and dragons? Can he find the Dragon Jewel, mankind's last and only hope?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A maturing story

    • By David on 17-07-15

    Regular price: £13.99

  • Book 11

    • How to Betray a Dragon's Hero

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 11
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 183

    The books that inspired the How to Train Your Dragon films! A hit with children and adults alike. High up in the treacherous mists of the Murderous Mountains, Hiccup and the Company of the Dragonmark are in hiding. The witch's Spydragons are guarding the shores of Tomorrow - but Hiccup is determined to become King of the Wilderwest. Can Hiccup dodge the dragons and steal the King's Things back from Alvin before the Doomsday of Yule?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic and interesting

    • By MrsC on 29-08-15

    Regular price: £13.99

  • Book 12

    • How to Fight a Dragon's Fury

    • How to Train Your Dragon, Book 12
    • By: Cressida Cowell
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 191

    Dragons versus humans: can Hiccup save the dragons? Find out in the epic finale to the How to Train Your Dragon series, read by David Tennant. It is the Doomsday of Yule. At the end of this day, either the humans or the dragons will face extinction. Alvin the Treacherous is about to be crowned the King of the Wilderwest on the island of Tomorrow. His reign of terror will begin with the destruction of dragons everywhere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing final!

    • By puppeteer on 13-11-16

    Regular price: £13.99