The Books-to-Movie Challenge for June is How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell and is the first animated film for our challenge. Published in February 2010 by Little, Brown Books for Readers it is first book in the How to Train Your Dragon series. How to Train Your Dragon follows the story of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, a struggling viking as he learns to become a viking.
You can read an excerpt here.
The film was released in 2010 with the voice talents of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson and America Ferrera.
Some things to consider when reading:
How closely does the film follow the novel?
Do you think the artwork in the novel translates to the artwork in the film?
So pull up a book, a bucket of popcorn, and let the fun begin!