There are a number of Books that are sold as spin-offs and activities for the target audience of the Spyro franchise, ranging from novels, sticker books, guides, and annuals. There hadn't been any books based on the Spyro series, until the Skylanders franchise.
Spyro the Dragon himself has played a role in few of the Skylanders prequel novels along with his fellow Skylanders companions. Starting in 2014, comics of the Skylanders franchise were released, several of them featuring Spyro, Cynder and debuting Malefor in his Skylanders incarnation.
List of Skylander novels that feature Spyro
- Skylanders: The Machine of Doom
- Skylanders: Spyro versus The Mega Monsters
- Skylanders: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master
- Skylanders: Stump Smash Crosses the Bone Dragon
- Skylanders: Trigger Happy Targets the Evil Kaos
IDW Skylanders Comics (featuring Spyro)
- Skylanders Issue 4
- Skylanders: Return of the Dragon King
- Skylanders: Rift into Overdrive
- Skylanders: Secret Agent Secrets