How to be a Pirate : Book 2, CD-Audio

How to be a Pirate : Book 2 CD-Audio

Part of the How to Train Your Dragon series

3.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


Listen to the books that inspired the How to Train Your Dragon films!

This book will be a hit with children and adults alike. THE STORY CONTINUES in the second volume of Hiccup's How to Train Your Dragon memoirs ...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. Can Hiccup find Grimbeard the Ghastly's treasure before Alvin the Treacherous gets his sneaky hands on it? And if Hiccup opens a box that says DO NOT OPEN, will he live to tell the tale? How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise starring Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Riders of Berk, can be seen on CBeebies and Cartoon Network. Read all of Hiccup's exploits in the series: How to Train Your Dragon, How to Be a Pirate, How to Speak Dragonese, How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse, How to Twist a Dragon's Tale, A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons, How to Ride a Dragon's Storm, How to Break a Dragon's Heart, How to Steal a Dragon's Sword, How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel and How to Betray a Dragon's Hero.

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  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9781840329681



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The continuing adventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III whose Viking training brings him in contact with a pirate's treasure and the unsavory characters who want to find it. Very cute children's book about pirates, Vikings, and dragons (albeit not the kind you can ride around on) with high stakes and some nice morals. It's clearly a series for the younger reader, but it's entertaining enough for adults so that you're not completely bored when you're asked to read it for the eleventh time. Vikings are always good in my book and so, of course, are pirates.

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A quick read/listen. Not as good as the first book but still an entertaining way to pass 3 hours while doing household chores. Toothless, Hiccup and Hiccup's best friend Fishlegs are for the most part the only voices of reason as tense moments, mayhem and adventure continues for the Hairy Hooligan tribe. The continuing lessons in 'dragon identification' are also a lot of fun.

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