Cressida Cowell
20th Jun 2023
4:00 pm

Cressida will be signing her special edition book
Tickets £12.99 (includes a signed copy of book)

Portrait of Cressida Cowell sitting at her writing desk in her studio
Book jacket for the 20th anniversary special edition of How to train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

‘one of the greatest inventions of modern children’s literature’ –The Guardian

It’s 20 years since former Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell published How To Train Your Dragon – the first in a much loved series that has gone on to inspire award-winning films (and even a theme park!)

To mark this milestone there’s a stunning new Anniversary Edition – which also includes a brand-new short story, How To Train Your Hogfly.

We are delighted to have Cressida back with us. She will be creating a fantastic ‘Dragon’ shop window for us and then signing the special edition of her book – a must-have for any fan!

Come along and have a book signed/dedicated…Cressida will even be drawing a dragon in each book she signs!


Book Signing with Cressida Cowell
Tuesday 20th June, 4 – 5.30pm
Ticket 12.99 (includes a signed personalised copy of book*)
Accompanying adults don’t need a ticket

Venue: Simply Books

Booking includes a copy of the special edition of How To Train Your Dragon*.
*Cressida will only be signing books purchased from Simply Books on the day​.

And if you can’t make the signing but would like a book dedicating please get in touch and we’ll be happy to arrange this for you.

Book online, email us or pop into the shop.   

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