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Cressida Cowell « Back

Cressida Cowell is the 2019-2021 Waterstones Children’s Laureate, and the number one bestselling author-illustrator of The Wizards of Once and the How to Train Your Dragon book series, now an award-winning DreamWorks film franchise. Cressida is an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and a founder patron of the Children’s Media Foundation. She has won numerous prizes for her books, including the Blue Peter Book Award, the Ruth Rendell Award for Championing Literacy, Gold Award in the Nestle Children’s Book Prize, the Hay Festival Medal for Fiction. She lives in Hammersmith with her husband, three children and her dog Pigeon.

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