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This competition has now closed

The winner and runners-up will be drawn on or after 27 March 2023 and notified by email. For any queries, please email

Visit Heide Park

Explore Northern Germany’s largest theme park, including How to Train Your Dragon: The Island – an area based on the blockbusting DreamWorks film adaptations of How to Train Your Dragon.

Heide Park Hotel

Experience even more adventure with Hiccup, Toothless and the gang with a two-night stay in a themed How to Train Your Dragon suite at Heide Park Hotel.

The prize includes air travel to and from Germany, and How to Train Your Dragon goodies – including a personalised video message from Cressida Cowell ahead of your trip! You’ll also win £100/€120 of National Book Tokens to spend in your local bookshop.

*The final date for entry is 26 March 2023. Please note the trip will need to take place before October 2024, final dates subject to availability.

10 runners-up will receive an epic How to Train Your Dragon goody bag including:

  • A full set of the 12 How to Train Your Dragon novels in paperback
  • A pack of How to Train Your Dragon badges
  • An exclusive signed How to Train Your Dragon illustration by Cressida Cowell
  • A £20/€25 National Book Token

Click here for full terms and conditions.

Tips to encourage reading for pleasure from author Cressida Cowell

This promotion is not sponsored by Heide Park. All prize fulfilment is the responsibility of Hachette Children’s Group.

World Book Day® is a charity sponsored by National Book Tokens.