Cowell's 'sadness' at Dragon series end

Cowell's 'sadness' at Dragon series end

Cressida Cowell has said she was “sad” to bring the How to Train a Dragon series to a close with How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury (September, Hodder), adding that it was also “very difficult” to tie up all the ends.

In the book, the hero of the series Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must battle to defeat Alvin the Treacherous to become king.

Cowell told The Bookseller she knew what the conclusion would be when she started writing the first book, How to Train Your Dragon, which was published in 2003. “I actually even wrote the ending [to the series] six or seven years ago, there was always an ov...

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