We are so excited to announce we will be hosting best-selling author of How to Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell, on Saturday, 10/7, for her new book - a new series, which has already been optioned for film, The Wizards of Once! With Cressida Cowell's trademark wit, and the same stunning combination of action, adventure, humor, heart, and incredible artwork that made How to Train Your Dragon a beloved bestselling franchise, The Wizards of Once will transport and enchant readers.
Thanks to the English Department and the Collage Club of Emmaus High School for sponsoring this event, we are able to offer it free of charge. Tickets are required, click here to sign up for your FREE TICKET now!
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We will have her books available for purchase at the event, however we HIGHLY recommend you pre-purchase with us to ensure you receive a copy. She will sign and take photos with everyone who pre-purchases a book (or more), we can not guarantee she will be able to sign books sold on site. Only books purchased through Let's Play Books Bookstore are eligbile to be signed. You may purchase any of her previous titles in addition to her new book, The Wizards of Once.
Suggested donation of $1 at the door. Proceeds will be used to purchase books (at cost) to donate to the East Penn School District Libaries.
Cressida Cowell grew up mostly in Central London. 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 has reached over 100,000 sales and is now published in over 30 languages. A Dreamworks feature film is due to be released in 2010. Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 and has been shortlisted for many others. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband, three children and two cats.