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Cressida Cowell


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in Central London, The United Kingdom
April 15, 1966

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Cressida Cowell grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland. She was convinced that there were dragons living on this island, and has been fascinated by dragons ever since. 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 is now published in over 30 languages. A ...more

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Signing at Pickled Pepper Books

I will be signing books at Pickled Pepper Books, Crouch End, this Saturday, December 3rd at 11 am. See you there, hopefully!
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Published on November 29, 2016 17:00
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More series by Cressida Cowell…
“There's no such thing as im-POSSIBLE, Hiccup, only im-PROBABLE. The only thing that limits us are the limits to our imagination”
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“Twelve days north of Hopeless and a few degrees south of Freezing to Death”
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“Thank you for nothing, you stupid reptile.”
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