Cressida Cowell has sold over 11 million books worldwide in 38 languages and is best known for her How to Train Your Dragon series of books. She has also written: The Wizards of Once series and the Emily Brown picture books. How to Train Your Dragon is also a hugely successful DreamWorks film series.
Cressida Cowell is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate (2019-2021) and has a variety of roles including an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and a trustee for World Book Day. She has won a range of awards including the Blue Peter Book Award.
Interestingly, Cressida lives in London with her husband, three kids and dog, who happens to be called Pigeon.