How to be a Pirate by Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III
Published: 2004 by Hodder Children's Books
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
Hiccup seems an unlikely heir to the leadership of the Hairy Hooligans Viking group as he struggles to survive training in sword fighting at sea and other essential skills. However, his cleverness; his ability to speak Dragonese; help from his friend, save the Hooligans from slavery, find the treasure and live to be a wise leader.