I don’t post all links I find in local and county presses because they are often insubstantial. But this ‘Big Interview’ with Cressida Cowell is certainly worthy of attention and contains a good helping of photographs too…
“As a parent you should read to children as long as you can and well beyond a period when your child can read for themselves.
“Reading to children is part of what I grew up with and the stories my parents read to me when I was a child are the stories I remember the most.
“In my books I like them to read about a dad who cries or a mum who laughs. It is a way for children and parents enjoying books together.
“It was while reading aloud I first realised I wanted to write books as the effect they can have on you is special.”