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Cressida Cowell

Biography

Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell grew up mostly in Central London. She has a BA in English Literature from Oxford University, a BA in Graphic Design from St Martin's and an MA in Narrative Illustration from Brighton. Cressida loves illustrating her own work, but also loves writing books for other people to illustrate as the end result can be so unexpected and inspiring. Cressida has written and illustrated eight books in the popular Hiccup series. The unique blend of child centred humour and sublime prose made Hiccup an instant hit. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON has reached over 100,000 sales and is now published in over 30 languages. A Dreamworks feature film is due to be released in 2010. Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 and has been shortlisted for many others. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband, three children and two cats.

Cressida Cowell

Books by Cressida Cowell

by Cressida Cowell - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Humor, Magic

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.

by Cressida Cowell - Children's

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.

by Cressida Cowell - Children's, Fiction

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.

by Cressida Cowell - Fantasy, Youth Fiction

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.

by Cressida Cowell - Children's, Fantasy, Fiction

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.

by Cressida Cowell - Children's, Fantasy

On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But they are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. The theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe’s favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist that goes only by the name Le Stylo. From everything they know about Le Stylo, the crime is out of character. Sure, he makes a habit of provoking the authorities, but he’s an activist; not a thief. Could the artist known for his mystique have been framed? Frank and Joe are determined to find out.