In the New York Times bestsellers that inspired the movie trilogy, a young Viking boy embarks on adventures with Toothless the mischievous dragon. How To Train Your Dragon Books is a timeless classic that millions of people love. It’s funny, action-packed, and beautifully illustrated. Continue reading if you’re interested in this amazing series.
All the How to Train Your Dragon books in order:
- Book 1: How to Train Your Dragon (2003)
Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was the first Viking to be abused. Stoick the Vast was not loud enough to be heard at dinner; Snotlout was not strong enough to defeat him at Baseball. Baseball is the most popular school sport.
Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, a Viking hero who is known throughout Vikingdom as “the Dragon Whisperer”, is truly exceptional. . . But it wasn’t always like that. You can travel back in time to the days of Hiccup, the powerful warrior and the thoughtful son of Chief of the Hairy Hooligan Tribe. Hiccup can capture and train a dragon without being injured. Follow the little boy’s adventures who discovers a better way for his dragon to be trained and becomes a hero.
- Book 2: How to Be a Pirate (2004)
Hiccup is hopeless at advanced rudery, terrible at spelling, and truly pathetic when spitting. He blunders through the Pirate Training Programme and fails to find Grimbeard, the Ghastly’s treasure. Not exactly the skills required to be a great Viking Chieftain.
Hiccup discovers a coffin in the sea and opens it to find a riddle that will lead him to Grimbeard, the Ghastly’s treasure. He is Hiccup’s ancestor. Hiccup and his friends embark on a treasure hunt. They must learn the art of sword fighting before they can take on other treasure hunters. What else can they do to escape an island full of homicidal dragons and defeat a boatload of Viking pirates? And how will they survive a double-cross?
- Book 3: How to Speak Dragonese (2005)
It’s bad enough to climb onto a Roman Dragon Rustling vessel by mistake while “Boarding an Enemy Ship”. Hiccup is wrong to discover that Alvin, the Treacherous, is also aboard. This is especially true when he takes his copy of How to Speak Dragonese. Can Hiccup save Alvin the Treacherous and the day?
When Hiccup and Fishlegs accidentally raid the wrong ship trying to escape Sharkworms, it turns out that this Viking lesson in pirates is not as simple as they thought. Two young men rescue Ziggerastica, a small and arrogant nano dragon. But then they are kidnapped in a plot to take every dragon on the Isle of Berk. To save the day, Hiccup will have to rely on his new friend and Dragonese-speaking ability. . . Again!
- Book 4: How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse (2006)
Vorpentitis has claimed the lives of many fishless. The only treatment is extremely rare and nearly impossible to find. . . A potato. If he wants to be a hero, he will have to fight Doomfang, dodge Sharkworms and outwit crazy Hysterics. . . Again.
Fishlegs, Hiccup’s best friend and pet, was stung by the Venomous Vorpent. The Vegetable-That’s-No-One-Dares to-Name is the only way to heal. To save his friend and get the legendary prize, Hiccup must travel on the cold island of Hysteria to battle Norbert the Nutjob, the Chief of Hysterics. Will he succeed in escaping the Vorpent’s curse?
- Book 5: How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale (2007)
Hiccup is feeling the heat! The Fire-Stone has been stolen from Volcano Island. This means that the Volcano is now active, and the tremors have begun hatching the Exterminator Dragon Eggs. Can Hiccup bring the Fire-Stone back to the Volcano and stop it from erupting? And can the Tribes be saved from the horrible sword-claws that the Exterminators have unleashed on them?
- Book 6: A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons (2007)
This special volume contains Hiccups memoirs. It includes a brand-new adventure, a map of the Archipelago, and many more profiles of dragons! It also contains a complete Dragonese Dictionary, which is useful for anyone who wants to learn dragon-whisper.
Hiccup must escape the Meathead Public Library to steal the Viking’s most sacred book to save Toothless, his dragon. Books are kept locked up by the Vikings and must be closely guarded. Hiccup must save his friend by battling the Hairy Scary Librarian and a terrifying army of Meathead Warriors and Driller Dragons. Will Hiccup make it to his next birthday?
- Book 7: How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm (2008)
Hiccup has only three months, five days, and six hours to win Intertribal Friendly Swimming Race. He must finish last. He’ll need to travel to America to battle Polar Serpents and defeat Norbert the Nutjob to get to the Isle of Berk. This is a huge task for a small Viking. He can do it.
- Book 8: How to Break a Dragon’s Heart (2009)
Fishlegs is accused of sending illicit love poems to UG, the Uglithug’s daughter. Hiccup and Fishlegs must complete The Impossible Task or face death from the Berserks. Deep in the Berserk forests, a prisoner holds a dark secret. It reveals the truth about the Lost Throne of the Archipelago and shocking facts about Hiccup’s history. Hiccup must defeat Berserks and outwit Alvin (again) to save Fishlegs from being eaten by the Beast. What is a hero to accomplish. . ?
Hiccup is stranded at the extremely dangerous and haunted Beach of the Broken Heart. He must confront UG the Uglithug to complete the impossible task – otherwise, he will die trying. He’ll need to fight the Berserks and dodge Scarers. Fishlegs will be saved from the Beast while being pursued by an old enemy who has dark secrets about the mysterious Lost Throne. What’s a Hero to Do with Toothless at his side and no time to rescue him?
- Book 9: How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword (2011)
The Archipelago has been hit hard. It seems almost like the entire world has been cursed since Berserk’s woods were destroyed. . . The Dragons are beginning to rebel against their masters. Old Wrinkly has vanished, and the waters are rising, flooding entire villages and flooding fields. Worse, Excellinor, the Witch, has returned. She wants Hiccup’s sword. . . Can Hiccup keep his sword and find Old Wrinkly to stop the witch from revealing that he is the Slavemark holder?
The Archipelago is witnessing a dragon rebellion with some of the most vicious and meanest dragons. Tongue twisters, Vampire Ghouldeaths, and Razor-wings are attacking Vikings. They seem to be looking for one person in particular: Hiccup Horrendous Hickock the Third! A King can only save them. . . Only a champion who has all the King’s Lost Things can become King. Hiccup has amassed quite a few “things” during his adventures. Can a scrawny Viking save all of Archipelago?
- Book 10: How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel (2012)
Hiccup continues the story in the tenth volume of his How to Train Your Dragon memoirs. Things were very dark indeed when we left Hiccup. The Dragon Rebellion is now underway. Snotlout has been elected Chief of the Hooligan Tribe. Stoick was banished and awarded the Slavemark. Alvin the Treacherous, who has EIGHT of King’s Lost Things and was proclaimed the new King in the Wilderness. . . What can Hiccup do now that he is alone, in exile, and hunted by dragons and humans? Is he able to find the Dragon Jewel? It is humanity’s only hope. What will he do with the Dragon Jewel, humanity’s last and only hope?
The Vikings are now in their darkest hour. Hiccup is now an outcast, but that doesn’t stop his quest for answers to crucial questions like: Where is Dragon Jewel? Is it Fishlegs gone? And. And. . When will Hiccup finally see his mother?
- Book 11: How to Betray a Dragon’s Hero (2013)
Hiccup and the Company of the Dragonmark hide high up in the murky mists of the Murderous Mountains. Hiccup wants to be King of the Wilderness. Hiccup can evade the dragons and rob Alvin of the King’s Things before the Doomsday of Yule. Is there a traitor in Hiccup’s camp that will ultimately betray them all in the end?
- Book 12: How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury (2015)
The Doomsday of Yule is here, and the fate of dragon kind rests in the hands of one boy who has nothing to lose but has everything to gain. The Quest of Hiccup is clear… Can he stop the rebellion? Can he prove that he is King of the Wilderwest Can he save dragons? The fate of the Viking World is at stake!
- Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III
- Fishlegs No-Name
- Stoick the Vast
- Gobber the Belch
- Snotface Snotlout
- Tuffnut Junior
- Dogsbreath the Duhbrain
- Mogadon the Meathead
- Big-Boobied Bertha
- Alvin the Treacherous
- Excellinor the Witch
- Norbert the Nutjob
- Hairy Scary Librarian
- Madguts the Murderous
- Humongously Hotshot the Hero
- Tantrum O’Ugerly Hotshot
- UG the Uglithug
- Chief Berserk
- Druid Guardian
- Very Vicious the Visithug
- Great Hairybottom
- Hiccup Horrendous Haddock I
- Grimbeard the Ghastly
- Hiccup Horrendous Haddock II
- Professor Yobbish
Will there be a 4th Httyd?
It is unlikely that there will ever be a fourth installment in the How to Train Your Dragon series. According to Collider, Dean DeBlois (film’s director) stated that spinoffs are possible, but a fourth film is not in the cards.
What kind of dragon is toothless in the books?
Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus
Toothless, Hiccup Horrendous Hock III’s hunting Dragon in How to Train Your Dragon is the main dragon character. Toothless is a young Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus. However, it was initially believed that he was a Common Dragon or Garden Dragon.
How big is a Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus?
It is the largest dragon according to the Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus’s estimated dimensions. According to the books, the dragon has 20-foot-long teeth. This would indicate that its head is 150 feet long. The body measures 990 feet long.
Who lives on the Isle of Berk?
Berk and the surrounding islands are home to many dragon species. Berk is home to the only known Night Fury and the first Typhoomerang.
What is the rarest dragon in Httyd?
Toothless, an injured Night Fury and the rarest of all dragons, is featured in the film. He is faster, more aerodynamic, stronger than any other species, and large enough to fly as a mount for Hiccup or Astrid.