Teaching children resilience through literature

The Times+ are holding an event on Thursday 27th August discussing the healing power of literature for children, featuring Cressida Cowell (BH 1982-84).

Also taking part will be the current Waterstones Children’s Laureate along with Dame Jacqueline Wilson, one of Britain’s most outstanding writers and Jasbinder Bilan, Winner of the 2019 Costa Children’s Book Award.

To find out more about the event and for ticket details – please click here.

About Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell, currently the Waterstones Children’s Laureate (2019-2021), is the author and the illustrator of the bestselling book series The Wizards of Once and How to Train Your Dragon. She is also the author of the Emily Brown picture books, illustrated by Neal Layton. Cressida published her first book, Little Bo Peep’s Library Book, in 1999, and since then has written or illustrated over 20 titles. She’s best-known for her How to Train Your Dragon series, which has sold over 11 million books worldwide in 38 languages, and is also an award-winning DreamWorks film series.