Reluctant hero Hiccup celebrates his birthday in the next installment of his hilarious misadventures.
It's Hiccup's 12th birthday and things are about to get crazy. In order to keep his dragon, Toothless, from being banished, Hiccup must obtain a book from the Meathead Public Library. But to Hiccups fellow Vikings, books are a highly dangerous and civilizing influence, and they are locked up in the library to keep them out of impressionable hands. To save his friend, Hiccup must brave the Hairy Scary Librarian and his dreadful army of Meathead Warriors and Driller-Dragons, and hope he lives to see his next birthday.
A fast paced plot, slapstick humor, witty dialogue and imaginative black and white illustrations enhance this exciting tale.
Cressida Cowell grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland, where she spent her time writing stories, fishing for things to eat, and exploring the island looking for dragons. She was convinced that there were dragons living on the island and has been fascinated by them ever since.