Tagged: Cressida Cowell

Children’s Laureate Cowell calls for £100m investment in school libraries

​Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, is calling on Boris Johnson to commit to a yearly investment of £100m in primary school libraries.... Read more

Cowell tops bill for Reading is Magic Festival

Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell is heading the line-up of authors and illustrators at children’s digital book festival Reading is Magic.... Read more

Cowell sets up virtual Summer Camp

Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell is running a virtual “Summer Camp” for youngsters featuring guest authors and illustrators. Read more

Cowell launches BookTrust Home Time for children during school closures

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed. Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the World Book Day 2020 list reveal at #KidsConf19, Nicola Sturgeon at Bloody Scotland and publishers at the global climate... Read more

Cressida Cowell warns industry will become 'dead in the water' without school libraries

Author Cressida Cowell has argued that the industry will become "dead in the water" without more support for children's reading, as she reiterated her campaign to... Read more

Children’s Laureate Cowell opens tenure with creativity plea and 10-point plan

Cressida Cowell has been named the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate and she has set out a 10-point plan to boost reading for pleasure and creativity.... Read more

Cowell and Bell to headline Bookseller Children’s Conference

Cressida Cowell, announced this week as the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, will headline this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference alongside Catherine Bell, co-m.d. of Scholastic UK.... Read more

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... Read more

Cowell and Stanton to headline Bath Children’s Festival school programme

Authors including Cressida Cowell, Andy Stanton and Abi Elphinstone are taking part in the Bath Children's Literature Festival schools programme this year. Read more

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