Cressida Cowell

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.

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