How to Train Your Dragon #4: How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

AAAARRGH! Fishlegs has been struck down by the deadly disease of Vorpentitis! The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find – a potato! Can hairy little Viking warrior Hiccup save his sick friend, fight the dastardly Doomfang, dodge the axe of Norbert the Nutjob – and be a hero YET AGAIN? The fourth riotous and totally ridiculous adventure starring our favourite mini Viking hero.

  • Laughs and thrills with our favourite nerdy hero
  • A wonderful mix of humour, suspense and excitement
  • Hilarious writing paired with witty pencil cartoons
  • Hiccup’s books are now major Hollywood films

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    6 May 2016

  • I love the climax at the end. P.S. did you know Vikings actually discovered America first?

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    7 November 2013

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    it looks good for 8+.

    10 July 2011

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    I enjoyed this book and thought it was great when something happens that you don’t expect to happen ! brilliant for 9+

    25 May 2011

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    Cressida Cowell

    Cressida Cowell is the author of the bestselling Hiccup the Viking books, and many picture books including the award-winning Emily Brown series.


    Cressida Cowell has won many major awards including the Nestles Smarties Prize for This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown and the Blue Peter Book Award for The Wizards of Once. In July 2019 she was named Children’s Laureate 2019-2021.

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