Tagged: Cressida Cowell

The gold standard

The gold standard

The Children’s Laureate gives an update on her Life-changing Libraries campaign to fund primary school libraries. Read more

Cowell, Adeola and Bryon feature in World Book Day 25th anniversary celebration

Authors and illustrators including Cressida Cowell, Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon are among those taking part in World Book Day, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary... Read more

Children’s Laureate Cowell says reading shouldn't feel 'old-fashioned'

Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, says she tries to make her books “look like sweets” with “glinting covers” in order to make reading feel... Read more

Finnish literacy initiative Read Hour comes to the UK

Finnish literacy initiative Read Hour is coming to the UK for the first time in September. Read more

Writers and illustrators sign letter urging publisher climate action

More than 100 British writers and illustrators, including Cressida Cowell, Dara McAnulty and Piers Torday, have signed an open letter to UK publishers and literary agents... Read more

ShelterBox launches climate change book featuring Bryson, Cowell and Roffey

Global disaster relief organisation ShelterBox is launching a book about climate change this autumn, with contributions from 30 authors including Bill Bryson, Cressida Cowell, Monique... Read more

RSL launches three-year school reading project as new fellows announced

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has launched a new project to promote the positive effects reading can have on children's lives, as it announced... Read more

Reading is Magic Festival returns with Cowell, Rosen and Biddulph

The Reading is Magic Festival, a children's digital books festival created during last year’s lockdown and inspired by Cressida Cowell, will return this autumn as a five-day... Read more

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

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