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Cressida Cowell's Creativity Summer Camp


Opening Summer Camp’s digital doors on Monday, Cressida will be joined by an all-star line-up of leading authors and illustrators – including Dapo Adeola, David Almond, Allen Fatimaharan, Liz Pichon, Chris Riddell, Marta Altés,  Rob Biddulph, Sarah McIntyre, Nadia Shireen, Joseph Coelho, Laura Dockrill, Theresa Lola, Joshua Seigal, Eoin Colfer, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Sharna Jackson, Zanib Mian, Onjali Raúf as well as International Children’s Laureates Jason Reynolds, Eloise Williams, Áine Ní Ghlinn, Ursula Dubosarsky, Manon Sikkel – to encourage young creatives with writing workshops, drawing masterclasses and much more.


Marking Cressida’s one anniversary as the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Summer Camp also marks the launch of Cressida’s ‘Laureate Gallery’ on where children will be able to exhibit their own work throughout Cressida’s time as Laureate, in a showcase of creativity and imagination. The gallery launches with an online exhibition of work-in-progress notebooks belonging to former Laureates Lauren Child, Michael Morpurgo and Anne Fine alongside Candy Gourlay, Yasmeen Ismail, Jim Field, Jackie Morris and many more, revealing how their much-loved stories came to life.