Here's what Christian says the book is about.
"It is about a boy named Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third who has been waiting a year for a dragon rebellion to come. A whole bunch of dragons come to attack the Archipelago where he lives. The only one who can stop them is Hiccup.
"A witch tells them that they need a new king and that they have to find some of the king's things to defeat the dragons. Hiccup needs to find them to defeat the dragons, but he needs help. He also has to find the king's crown.
"Will they find everything in time? Will they defeat the dragons? You have to read the book--I won't tell you"
What did Christian like best about the book?
"The ending--but I can't tell you about that."
Was there anything Christian didn't like?
"I didn't like the witch, Excellinor. She wasn't nice"
So, how would Christian rate How to Steal a Dragon's Sword by Cressida Cowell?
He gives it four out of five flaming monkey heads.