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  • Cressida Cowell

    It's Hiccup's birthday, but that's not going to keep him from getting into trouble. To save his dragon, Toothless, from being banished, Hiccup must sneak into the Meathead Public Library and steal the Viking's most sacred book. But the Vikings see books as a dangerous influence, and keep them locked up and under heavy guard. To save his friend, Hiccup must brave the Hairy Scary Librarian and his dreadful army of Meathead Warriors and face off against the formidable Driller-Dragons. Will he make it out and live to see his next...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, everyone's favorite reluctant Viking hero, has three months, five days and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents, and win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    Stranded on the exceptionally dangerous, and possibly haunted, Beach of the Broken Heart, Hiccup must face UG the Uglithug and complete the impossible task -- or die trying. Along the way, he'll have to battle Berserks, dodge Scarers, and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast, all while being hunted down by an old enemy with a dark secret about the mysterious Lost Throne. With Toothless by his side, and time to stage his rescue running out, what's a Hero to...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    Read the New York Times bestselling book that inspired the hit movies! Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can Hiccup do it without being torn limb from limb? Join his adventures and misadventures as he finds a new way to train dragons--and becomes a hero. This action-packed, hilarious, and perfectly illustrated novel is a modern classic beloved by millions across the...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    Don't miss an action-packed, hilarious, heart-warming moment of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit movies! The heat is on for Hiccup! Someone has stolen the Fires-Stone from Volcano Island, which means the Volcano has become active and the tremors are hatching the Eggs of Exterminator Dragons! Can Hiccup return the Fire-Stone to the Volcano, stop it from erupting, and save the Tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the Exterminators? This fifth adventure in the How to Train Your Dragon series is packed with the action, humor, heart, and remarkable illustrations that have made Cressida Cowell a beloved bestseller around the...read more

  • Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Buckle your seat beltfor the first ever follow-up to Ian Fleming's only children's story. When the Tooting family finds an old engine and fits it totheir camper van, they have no idea what kind of adventure lies ahead. Theengine used to belong to an extraordinary car, and it wants its bodywork back!But as the Tootings hurtle across the world rebuilding the original Chitty, asinister baddie is on their trail-one who will stop at nothing to get themagnificent car for himself. Fueled by wry humor, this sequel to the children's classicby the creator of James Bond-featuring a contemporary family and a camper vanwith a mind of its own-is written by bestselling, award-winning author...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    The How to Train Your Dragon series chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Viking underdog Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless. In Book 9, a dragon rebellion is coming--filled with the meanest, nastiest dragons in the Archipelago. Razor-wings, Tonguetwisters, and Vampire Ghouldeaths are attacking Vikings and seem to be seeking one soul in particular: Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third! Only a King can save them...and only a champion with all of the King's Lost Things can be King. In his adventures, Hiccup has collected quite a few 'things' himself. But can a scrawny Viking save the entire Archipelago from certain doom? To find out, Hiccup will have to outwit a...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    The Dragon Rebellion has begun, bringing the Vikings' darkest hour upon them. Hiccup has become an outcast, but that won't stop him from going on the most harrowing and important quest of his life. He must find the Dragon's Jewel in order to save his people...but where should he begin? Don't miss Hiccup's most dangerous adventure...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    In Hiccup the Viking's misadventures, the stakes have never been higher, and it's friend versus foe to decide the fate of the world. In this, the penultimate title in the amazing story arc that began with How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an impending battle and the possible destruction of everything he...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

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  • Cressida Cowell

    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. Also contains a comprehensive Dragonese Dictionary for those who'd like to dragon-whisper themselves. (P) Hodder Children's Books...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    Book 12 is the epic finale to the New York Times bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! The Doomsday of Yule has arrived, and the future of dragonkind lies in the hands of one boy with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Hiccup's quest is clear... But can he end the rebellion? Can he prove himself to be king? Can he save the dragons? The stakes have never been higher, as the very fate of the Viking world hangs in the...read more

  • Mark Wright

    England, in a parallel world. A second Civil war is brewing - its aim to bring Prince Charles to the throne - and Luther Arkwright must help to ensure that the right side wins - not just for the sake of this world, but for all...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    In the first book of a new series by the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, the warring worlds of Wizards and Warriors collide in a thrilling and enchanting adventure. Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can't cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it's the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their worlds. With Cressida Cowell's trademark wit, and the same stunning combination of action, adventure, heart, humor, and incredible artwork that made...read more

  • Ken Follett

    Filled with startling twists, Whiteout is the ultimate knife-edge drama from Ken Follett - an international bestselling author who is in a class of his own. As a blizzard whips down from the north on Christmas Eve, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, director of a pharmaceutical research company, has everything riding on a drug he is developing to fight a lethal virus. Several others are interested in his success too: his children, at home for Christmas with their offspring, have their eyes on the money he will make; Toni Gallo, head of his security team and recently forced to resign from the police, is betting her career on keeping it safe; an ambitious...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series--set in a magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison. But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to cast aside their differences once more--for an Evil Spell has broken free. It's up to Xar and Wish to find the ingredients. But it means entering dangerous territory unannounced... Cressida...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    From the author of How to Train Your Dragon: Two young heroes fight to save their beloved homes in the next thrilling installment of the internationally bestselling Wizards of Once series. Xar and Wish are heroes with a huge task ahead -- confronting the Nuckalavee is not for the fainthearted. But with Magic and Iron together, they might just have a chance of saving their beloved homes from those who seek to destroy everything they hold dear. The third electrifying book in The Wizards of Once series fizzes with magic and introduces us to a host of glorious new characters: bears and piskies and magical pins and needles to name but a few. Beloved bestselling author Cressida Cowell once...read more

  • Cressida Cowell

    The author of How to Train Your Dragon returns with the final, magical installment of the New York Times bestselling Wizards of Once series! Xar and Wish are on the final leg of their journey -- first stop: The Mine of Happiness. Here, starvation is never far away for the Magical creatures who toil in its horrible depths. Xar and Wish must escape and fast; Xar needs to take control of his ever-growing Witchstain, and Wish must achieve her Destiny. But the Tazzelwurm is in their way, a grotesque monster who threatens to block every entrance. Time is not on their side, but the forests are calling them. Will their combined strength be enough for the biggest quest so far: to defeat the...read more

  • Terry Pratchett

    Brought to you by Penguin. A hilarious fantasy, perfect for ages seven and up, by master storyteller Terry Pratchett - the first book he ever wrote! 'In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet . . .' That's the old story everyone knows and loves (even if they don't really believe it). But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples and there's a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet, and two brothers, who set out on an adventure to end all adventures. © Terry Pratchett 1971 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    At the end of Dalek Empire 2, Siy Tarkov set off from Valyshaa with vital information warning of an imminent Dalek invasion. 20 years later, the only proof Tarkov ever existed is a garbled message, calling for help. But no-one is...read more