With an important message that children will understand, this is storytelling at its best, from an exciting creative team in children's books.
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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 eleven books in the popular Hiccup series. The unique blend of child-centred humour and sublime prose made Hiccup an instant hit and the series is now published in over 30 languages. How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks Animation feature film series: the first film received both Oscar and BAFTA nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score; and a sequel is released in summer 2014. An animated series, Riders of Berk, launched on the Cartoon Network in 2012.Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 and has been shortlisted for many others. She is an Ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and The Reading Agency, and a founder patron of the Children's Media Foundation. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband and three children. Check out Cressida's Hiccup website: www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.comReview:
A delight! * Peters Gazette * Will both delight fans, and give them something to reflect on. Layton's illustrations are a joy, matching the text perfectly. * Bookseller * This reprint from the delightful 'Emily Brown' picture book series is bright and breezy, warming and witty ... This gifted author/illustrator partnership has produced a fantastic picture book for children to enjoy * Carousel * The Emliy Brown books are undoubtedly true modern classics. An absolute joy to read * huffingtonpost.co.uk * Show the joys of children using their imaginations. The illustrations work perfectly with the story...a fun story to share * The Bookbag * Lovely * The School Librarian * A great story about cheering someone up from one of our best-loved author/illustrator combinations * Angels & Urchins * Just the right mix of whimsy and humour and firmly on the right side of cuteness...A delight * Peters Gazette * Will both delight fans and give them something to reflect on * Bookseller * A fun story to share * The Bookbag *
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Descripción Orchard, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111408308487