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Cressida Cowell to have third year as Waterstones Children's Laureate

BookTrust has extended Cressida Cowell's tenure at Waterstones Children's Laureate by a year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 17:01:56 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter at Home to the National Shelf Service: bookish fun for the lockdown

An updating list of online treats from bibliophiles including JK Rowling, Simon Armitage and Lynda La Plante to entertain locked-down children and adults • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationGruffalo artist Axel Scheffler has put out a free new picture book explaining the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-09 11:04:32 UTC ]
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World Book Day 2020: Duchess of Cornwall, Cowell and O'Leary lead celebrations

The Duchess of Cornwall, Dermot O'Leary and Cressida Cowell will lead celebrations for World Book Day 2020 today (Thursday 5th March). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 07:51:05 UTC ]
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LBF podcast line-up unveiled

The London Book Fair (LBF) has unveiled its 2020 live podcast programme, featuring authors including David Mitchell, Lynda La Plante, Cressida Cowell, Janne Teller and Abigail Dean. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 14:18:57 UTC ]
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Bookseller Children’s Conference full line-up revealed

The full programme for this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference has been revealed, with a packed line-up including Catherine Bell, Cressida Cowell, Alice Burden and Jamila Metran. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 21:26:28 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell selected as new Children’s Laureate

Cressida Cowell, author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon series and the Emily Brown picture books, has been crowned the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2019-2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 08:31:07 UTC ]
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Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell writes exclusive McDonald’s titles

Global fast food chain McDonald’s will this year distribute new stories by Cressida Cowell in its Happy Meal packs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and David McKee. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell wins Blue Peter award

Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once (Hodder Children’s Books) will today be revealed as the winner of the best story prize at the Blue Peter Book Awards, whilst Susan Martineau and illustrator Vicky Barker will pick up the best book with facts award for Real-Life Mysteries (B Small Publishing). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Tireless' Cowell wins Ruth Rendell Award

Cressida Cowell has won the coveted Ruth Rendell Award 2017 for her “tireless championing of literacy throughout the UK”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell | 'I wonder that there's a whole section of the population we're not reaching'

Leaving behind her hugely successful How to Train Your dragon series has not been easy for Cressida Cowell. But as she tells Fiona Noble, she has big plans for her latest about wizards and warriors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tennant to read Cowell's The Wizard of Once

David Tennant will read the audio version of Cressida Cowell’s The Wizard of Once (Hodder Children’s Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DreamWorks buys rights to new Cressida Cowell series

DreamWorks Animation, the company behind the highly successful film franchise for Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series, has now acquired all adaptation rights to Cowell's forthcoming fantasy adventure series The Wizards of Once. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards 2016 judging panel revealed

​Costa has announced the judging panels for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, which include writers Nicci Gerrard, Justin Cartwright, Mary Loudon, Andrew O’Hagan and Matthew Dennison, poet, author and vlogger Jen Campbell, and author-illustrator, Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children’s opens Carmelite Prize for student illustrators

Hachette Children’s Group is offering a student the chance to illustrate a picture book by Cressida Cowell, thanks to a new competition. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Topsy and Tim on TV after 50 years

Cressida Cowell, author of the How to Train Your Dragon book series, and Greg Childs, former executive producer for CBBC & Cbeebies, discuss the re-introduction of classic children's TV. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell to live-stream schools event

Author Cressida Cowell will make a free virtual author appearance for schools and libraries on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seventeen chosen for Booked Up

Written By: Rachel Bradley and Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 17:23 Titles from Cressida Cowell, Sita Brahmachari and Jon Mayhew have been selected for Booktrust"s “Booked Up” programme, which sees 17 titles on offer to all year seven pupils in England. Over 650,000 free books... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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