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Author and Illustrators Activities: Cressida Cowell

Check out lots of fun videos and activities created by a range of authors and illustrators.

Books by Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell, author and illustrator of the extremely popular How to train your dragon series, Wizards of Once series and Emily Brown series, has created picture books for younger children through to novels for children and young adults. Explore the Oliver Catalogue to discover which of her titles we have in our library available for your to enjoy.


Cressida Cowell - Official Website

Visit Cressida's official website to find more about Cressida, her books and some of the fun activities she has for you to do.

Cressida Cowell's Charter as Waterstones Children's Laureate

Click on the picture below to find out more about the Waterstones children's laureate.


Cressida Cowell: Teaching Resources

Cressida is passionate about developing children's creativity intelligence and she believes that reading allows the reader to grow three superpowers creativity, empathy and intelligence. These teaching resources have been designed for teachers to help children discover these powers within themselves.



Videos and Clips

How To Train Your Dragon activities

Click here to find free How to train your dragon activities like this cool 'Design your own dragon' task.