Author: Linda Sunshine

Publisher: Newmarket Press

ISBN: 9781783294541

Category: Animated films

Page: 160

View: 9017

Here is a look behind the frozen fjords and ice caves of Berk at the making of the sequel to a beloved animated classic. This full-color, lavishly illustrated book features more than 650 paintings, drawings, sketches, models, film stills, lighting studies, color keys, story boards, and photographs. Along with quotes from all the principal filmmakers there is also an introduction by the writer/director Dean DeBlois and a foreword by Gerard Butler, the voice of Stoick. In this brilliantly conceived sequel, we are on a journey of exploration to new lands, four-winged dragons, long-lost love, vicious and powerful enemies, and ginormous Bewilderbeasts. How does a movie of such imagination and magnitude come into creation? Well, you begin with an incredibly talented team of artists, writers, engineers, animators, modelers, and tech wizards and you let their creativity soar. The result is a stunning, original vision--bigger, better, and fiercer than ever--of an earth-shattering, fire-breathing sequel to the legendary story of Vikings and dragons in the frozen north. Hold on to your dragons, fans and friends, you're in for the ride of a lifetime
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Author: Tracey Miller-Zameke,Cressida Cowell

Publisher: Newmarket Press

ISBN: 9781557048639

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 4421

This official illustrated tie-in book showcases over 350 spectacular images from the DreamWorks Animation feature film, based on Cressida Cowell's popular children's book. How to Train Your Dragon is the story of a scrawny teenaged Viking, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, who lives on the island of Berk in the North Sea. Hiccup is a member of a Viking tribe and wants to make his father, the chief, proud of him. Entering dragon training, Hiccup has a chance to prove his worthiness to his tribe and father. But then, in a world where Dragons and Vikings do not coexist peacefully, Hiccup encounters and ultimately befriends an injured dragon, at which point his world is turned upside down. The Art of How to Train Your Dragon is a spectacularly designed, full-color insider's guide to the creative process that went into turning Cressida Cowell's popular book into a feature-length, animated film. Featuring more than 350 pieces of development artwork, including early character designs, story sketches, and concept paintings never before released by the studio, the book provides an in-depth look at the process involved in bringing mythical Dragon and Viking worlds to life.
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Author: Linda Sunshine

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 9781506709772

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 2597

In this brilliantly illustrated, full-color book, Dark Horse Books and DreamWorks Animation join forces to celebrate the climatic third film showcasing more adventures of Toothless and Hiccup. Featuring hundreds of pieces of original art and commentary from director Dean De Blois and the many talented artists and filmmakers who have created this masterpiece of storytelling and animation. A beautifully designed hardcover volume featuring exclusive commentary and never-before-seen art from the creation of the animated motion picture masterpiece! Don your winged Flight Suit, grab your Dragon Blade, hop on your obedient Night Fury, and get ready for the ride of a lifetime with your favorite dragons and Vikings in the latest installment in the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy! Fans will delight in the discovery of previously unknown dragons, the threat of a heartless villain, and the quest for sanctuary that propels the story to extraordinary new heights (and depths!). Venture into the Hidden World where dragons roam free under the watchful eye of their leader Toothless as, above ground, Hiccup struggles to assume leadership of his tribe.
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Author: Catherine Hapka

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061567337

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6991

Learn all about the tricks and techniques Viking warriors use to battle dragons with a collection of stories that contain art work and stills from the movie How to Train Your Dragon, opening in theaters on March 26, 2010.
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Author: Dreamworks,Dean DeBlois,Richard Hamilton

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630086312

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 88

View: 7417

This second standalone graphic novel based on the film series is a new adventure that takes place shortly after the events in How to Train Your Dragon 2, during the period in which Hiccup is desperately trying to fill his father's role as the chief of Berk. Created with the help of the film's writer, director, and producer, Dean DeBlois, it bridges the gap between the second and third films. Hiccup, Toothless, and the rest of the dragon riders encounter two deadly yet mysteriously linked threats: One is an island consumed by Dragonvine, an uncontrollable force of nature that's poisonous to humans and deadly to dragons. The other is an all-new, all-terrifying dragon species--the web-spitting Silkspanners!
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Author: J. E. Bright

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006156737X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 57

View: 4540

While the rest of his Viking village battles the dragons that attack them every night, Hiccup secretly makes friends with an injured dragon he names Toothless.
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Author: Maggie Testa

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481421387

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 2897

Fans of DreamWorks Dragons will love this deluxe storybook that features details of many dragons, similar to the Book of Dragons the Riders use. This is the ultimate source of information on dragons for the ultimate dragons fan! From the observations of Bork the Bold to Hiccup’s additions for the Dragon Academy, this book gathers all the facts, figures, and secrets that the Vikings have learned about dragons through the ages. A necessary book for every Dragons aficionado! How To Train Your Dragon © 2014 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.
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A Dragon Hero's Story (with audio recording)

Author: Erica David

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481419293

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 3130

This storybook based on the DreamWorks movie How to Train Your Dragon 2 is all about Toothless, everyone’s favorite Night Fury! How to Train Your Dragon 2 flies into theaters on June 13, 2014! From his daring explorations with Hiccup to his exciting final battle with the Bewilderbeast, this captivating movie storybook chronicles the adventures of everyone’s favorite Night Fury, Toothless. Enchanting illustrations show Toothless at his cutest and his fiercest as he stars in the second chapter in the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy! How to Train Your Dragon 2 © 2014 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.
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Author: Dean DeBlois,Richard Hamilton,Horse Comics Dark

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616559314

Category: Dragons

Page: 80

View: 898

"As the new chief, Hiccup must bring order to his village after the recent attack by Drago Bludvist and his Bewilderbeast. Another opportunity to prove himself comes when the earthquake-plagued island of Nepenthe calls for assistance. But once on the island, it becomes clear the tremors are just a part of the problem"--Back cover.
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Author: Catherine Hapka,Charles Grosvenor,Justin Gerard

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061567388

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 517

Learn all about the tricks and techniques Viking warriors use to battle dragons with a collection of stories that contain art work and stills from the movie How to Train Your Dragon, opening in theaters on March 26, 2010.
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Author: Tracey Miller-Zarneke

Publisher: Insight Editions

ISBN: 9781608874941

Category: Art

Page: 168

View: 4907

Featuring concept art as well as exclusive interviews with the movie’s cast and crew, The Art of Kung Fu Panda 3 offers a behind-the-scenes look at DreamWorks Animation’s third installment in the popular Kung Fu Panda film series. Legendary warrior Po the giant panda returns to the big screen in DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3, the third installment of the film series that has charmed viewers and critics worldwide. The Art of Kung Fu Panda 3 will provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie, with concept art, character designs, interviews with key animation talent, and more. Offering insight into the incredible skill and effort that has gone into the film from start to finish, this comprehensive book will be a must-have for fans everywhere.
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Author: Cressida Cowell

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444910285

Category: Dragons

Page: 227

View: 7543

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking hero who ever lived. But it wasn't always like that. In fact, in the beginning, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was the most put upon Viking you'd ever seen.
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Author: Dreamworks How to Train Your Dragon

Publisher: Reader's Digest

ISBN: 9780794431556

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 3252

Create a plethora of DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon characters with this awesome book that comes with stencils, stickers, and easy-to-follow instructions. Become a dragon portrait master with this book that comes with everything kids need to draw their favorite characters from the movie—and even create some of their own unique dragons. Step-by-step drawing instructions to help kids become dragon portrait masters. Then they can decorate their creations with stickers, stencils, and more! Packed with fun puzzles and activities, this book is a must-have for any DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon fan.
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Author: Cressida Cowell

Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval

ISBN: 9780606359436

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2309

Hiccup is in hiding in the Murderous Mountains with the Company of the Dragonmark, but he is determined to be King of the Wilderwest by defeating the witch's Vampire Spydragons and stealing back the King's Things from Alvin the Treacherous.
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The Original Trilogy

Author: Lucasfilm LTD

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781419707742

Category: Art

Page: 352

View: 9714

Showcases the conceptual storyboards for Episodes IV, V, and VI, which are accompanied by excerpts from the shooting scripts, providing insight into how these storyboards helped contribute to the original trilogy.
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Author: Jessica Julius

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452145253

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 168

View: 9697

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Big Hero 6 is the story of Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who must foil a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. This new title in our popular The Art of series, published to coincide with the movie's U.S. release, features concept art from the film's creation—including sketches, storyboards, maquette sculpts, colorscripts, and much more—illuminated by quotes and interviews with the film's creators. Fans will love the behind-the-scenes insights into Disney's newest action comedy adventure.
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Author: Richard Hamilton

Publisher: Insight Kids

ISBN: 9781608876815

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 8779

How to Train Your Dragon: To Berk and Beyond! features all the fan-favorite characters from the acclaimed films. Follow Hiccup and Toothless on their daring adventures with this interactive scrapbook packed with removable items, posters, activities, and more. Before Hiccup became chief and Toothless the Alpha of the dragons, Berk’s most famous Dragon-Racing pair kept a notebook filled with thoughts and observations on inventions, mapmaking, and the bond between dragon and rider. Or that was the plan until every Viking on the island decided to add their comments and drawings, too. Now new Dragon Riders everywhere can learn to read their dragon’s mind with Ruffnut and Tuffnut, decipher runes with Snotlout, and even chart a journey across the islands with an exact replica of Hiccup’s map. The notebook even includes a collectible set of Gobber’s own Dragon-Racing figures! So take flight with your favorite dragon and start exploring in DreamWorks Dragons: To Berk and Beyond! Includes: 8 standing punch-out figures A replica of Hiccup’s map Dragon airmail postcards Hiccup’s invention sketches Collectible dragon cards Create-your-own-dragon stickers DreamWorks Dragons © 2015 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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Celebrating 20 Years of Art

Author: Ramin Zahed,DreamWorks

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781419711664

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 324

View: 9645

Details the films created by the landmark animation studio, including "The Prince of Egypt," "Shrek," "How to Train Your Dragon," and "The Croods," in a book that contains concept art, preproduction designs, and character sketches.
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Author: Judy Katschke

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481404865

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1795

Describes the different dragons Hiccup has met along his journeys, from the fire-breathing Monstrous Nightmare and the rock-eating Gronckle to the two-headed Hideous Zippleback and Hiccup's own Night Fury, Toothless.
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Author: Cressida Cowell

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444923216

Category:

Page: 224

View: 4188

Long ago, the world was full of dragons. But what happened to them? Where are they now? These pages are taken from the notebooks of Viking Hero Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third when he was just a boy. A keen dragonwatcher, Hiccup paints a picture of the brilliance and fire and spirit of that lost dragon world. Featuring dragon profiles, dragon anatomy, dragon riding tips and lots more must know info e.g. how to spot the difference between an arsenic adderwing and a glow worm (you don't want to mix those two up) and what to do when confronted with a Hellsteether. This is a must for all keen dragonwatchers out there... How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise starring Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Riders of Berk, can be seen on CBeebies and Cartoon Network. Read all of Hiccup's exploits in the series: How to Train Your Dragon, How to Be a Pirate, How to Speak Dragonese, How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse, How to Twist a Dragon's Tale, A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons, How to Ride a Dragon's Storm, How to Break a Dragon's Heart, How to Steal a Dragon's Sword, How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel and How to Betray a Dragon's Hero. Check out the brilliant website at www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com It's the place to go for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks!
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