The Children’s Laureate gives an update on her Life-changing Libraries campaign to fund primary school libraries.
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
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 is coming to the UK for the first time in September.
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
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
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
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
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
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