How to Speak Dragonese

How to Speak Dragonese

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A Viking lesson in pirating takes a strange turn when Hiccup and his best friend, Fishlegs, accidentally raid the wrong ship while trying to escape Sharkworms. The two lads rescue a tiny yet arrogant nanodragon named Ziggerastica, but then they are kidnapped as part of a vicious plot to steal every dragon on the Isle of Berk. Hiccup must rely on his tiny new friend--and his ability to speak Dragonese--to save the day...again! The rollicking sequel to 'How to Train Your Dragon' and 'How to Be a Pirate' offers a fast-paced plot, slapstick humor, and witty dialogue.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2005, (2006 printing)
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780316156004
Call Number: COWELL
Characteristics: 221 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Subjects: Haddock, Hiccup Horrendous, III (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Vikings -- Juvenile fiction.
Pirates -- Juvenile fiction.
Dragons -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.


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May 03, 2016

love this book and this series Cressida Cowell did a wonderful job

Jan 22, 2015


JewelMcLatchy Jan 11, 2014

Just as great as the previous books. Highlights of this one included excerpts from Hiccup's notebook "How to Speak Dragonese" and the Song of the Nanodragon.

Oct 31, 2012

I love this book it was soo funny especially the little dragon who thought he was the senter of the universe, AWESOME! :)

Oct 04, 2012

Book 3

Jul 13, 2012

i loved how they had dragon terms in there. really funny and awesome . i recommend reading it !! #imagineteencontest


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Jul 26, 2015

“However small we are, we should always fight for what we believe to be right. And I don’t mean fight with the power of our fists or the power of our swords…I mean the power of our brains and our thoughts and our dreams.

And as small and quiet and unimportant as our fighting may look, perhaps we might all work together…and break out of the prisons of our own making. Perhaps we might be able to keep this fierce and beautiful world of ours as free for all of us as it seemed to be on that blue afternoon of my childhood.”

JewelMcLatchy Jan 11, 2014

(Dragonese to English translation is in parenthesis after Dragonese text). Dinner time / Dragon: Issa yuck-yuck (This is disgusting) / Dragon: Me na likeit di stinkfish. Issa yuck-yuck. Issa poo-poo. Issa doubly doubly yuck-yuck. (I don't like haddock. It's revolting. It's gross. It's really revolting.) / You: Okey dokey so questa yow eaty? (Alright then, so what WILL you eat?) / Dragon: Me eaty di miaowla... (I want to eat the cat) / You: (you can raise your voice now) NA EATY DI BUM-SUPPORT, NA EATY DI SLEEPY-SLAB PLUS DOUBLY DOUBLY NA EATY DI MIAOWLA! (Don't eat the chair, don't eat the bed and definitely don't eat the cat!)


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