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The Wizards of Once Resources17.9.19 | Posted in Wizard of Once
KS2 Resources for Teachers and Librarians Cressida’s latest series, The Wizards of Once, will encourage EVERY child to read for fun and get something out of books. Cressida has a passion for developing the creative intelligence of children and she believes that reading allows the reader to grow three superpowers: Cressida explains that the magic of […]
Autumn 2019 Signings20.8.19 | Posted in Tours
Cressida is doing a number of events across autumn 2019 for the hardback edition of the third book in The Wizards of Once series, Knock Three Times. Tickets are now available for some of these events. Find out more information about the events below: Sunday 24th August | 1.30pm Edinburgh International Book […]
Cressida Cowell: Waterstones Children’s Laureate (2019-2021)16.7.19 | Posted in News
Cressida has been announced as the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate (2019-2021). The role of Children’s Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Cressida’s aim as Waterstones Children’s Laureate is to encourage EVERY child to read for fun and get […]