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How to Train Your Dragon


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

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. In fact, in the beginning, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was the most put upon Viking you'd ever seen. Not loud enough to make himself heard at dinner with his father, Stoick the Vast; not hard enough to beat his chief rival, Snotlout, at Bashyball, the number one school sport and CERTAINLY not stupid enough to go into a cave full of dragons to find a pet... 

This BookBench was designed by the author, Cressida Cowell, who took inspiration from her childhood: “As a child I grew up in London and on a remote Scottish island where I was inspired to create my world of dragons and Vikings. Sit on this BookBench and imagine dragons wheeling above you in the skies.”

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This BookBench is on the Riverside Trail



Cressida Cowell (original illustrations) Created by Gerard Strong

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