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Cressida Cowell

Veronique Baxter
Film, TV and Stage Agent:
Nicky Lund
Translation Rights Contact:
Ellie Gratton

Cressida Cowell MBE is the number one bestselling author-illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon, The Wizards of Once and Which Way to Anywhere book series, and the author of the Emily Brown picture books. She has sold 16 million books in 42 languages. How to Train Your Dragon is an award-winning film franchise, with a new live action movie coming in 2025. Cressida was Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2019-2022, and has been an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust for 20 years. She is a founder patron of the Children’s Media Foundation. She is an honorary fellow of Keble College, Oxford, and has an honorary doctorate from the University of Brighton. She has won numerous prizes for her books, including the Blue Peter Book Award, the Ruth Rendell Award for Championing Literacy and the Hay Festival Medal for Fiction.

How To Train Your Dragon

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