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All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst 

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Updated October 13, 2018 242 votes 68 voters 12 items

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Vikings, dragons, adventure, and a lovable protagonist combined to make the How to Train Your Dragon series a sensation from the moment it hit bookstores in 2003. Set against the backdrop of ancient Viking culture, the soft spoken hero and his equally hapless dragon Toothless proved a lovable duo during the course of 12 books. Fans of the series likely have an opinion on the best How to Train Your Dragon books. While every installment certainly has its charm, which ones truly stand out? Here, you'll find all How to Train Your Dragon books ranked by fan votes! 

Whether you're new to the series or wondering which book to read first while re-reading, you've come to the right place. From How to Train Your Dragon to its exciting conclusion How to Fight a Dragon's Fury, all the titles below contribute something unique the world and storyline of the series. From magical jewels to epic battles, these books have delighted both young and old readers. Browse this list for reading suggestions. 

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How to Fight a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
September 8, 2015
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How to Steal a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
January 1, 201

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How to Seize a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
October 28, 2012

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
January 1, 2003

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children's Literature, Fantasy

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How to Betray a Dragon's... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
September 26, 2013

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How To Cheat a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
November 2, 2006

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How to Break a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
February 4, 2010

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How to Ride a Dragon's S... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
February 4, 2010

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasty

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How To Be a Pirate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
July 15, 2004

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How to Twist a Dragon's ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
September 20, 2007

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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How To Speak Dragonese ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
November 17, 2005

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy

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A Hero's Guide to Deadly... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All the How to Train Your Dragon Books, Ranked Best to Worst
June 5, 2008

Author: Cressida Cowell

Genres (Book): Children, Fantasy