Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed.
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
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
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
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, 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
Authors including Cressida Cowell, Andy Stanton and Abi Elphinstone are taking part in the Bath Children's Literature Festival schools programme this year.
This week's pictures round-up features the Northern YA Literary Festival, Where's Wally, miniature book-themed cakes and a fancy gala at Drapers' Hall. ... Read more
Our pictures round-up of this year's World Book Day features a miniature Lego hotdog, an oompa loompa, the European Space Agency, 10 Downing Street and a bright yellow... Read more
Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.