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Cressida Cowell

Steve speaks to writer Cressida Cowell as part of the BBC's Love to Read campaign. All this week Steve speaks to children's authors to find out which books inspired them.

Steve speaks to writer Cressida Cowell as part of the BBC's Love to Read campaign. All this week Steve speaks to children's authors to find out which books inspired them from an early age. Other literary luminaries we will hear from include Charlie Higson, Jacqueline Wilson and Nadia Shireen. For more Love to Read features and guides to all of the programmes in the season, visit the BBC Books website at bbc.co.uk/books.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 26 Oct 2016 16:00

Music Played

  • T. Rex

    Solid Gold Easy Action

    • Polygram TV.
  • Wild Beasts

    Alpha Female

    • Domino Recording Co Ltd.
  • Soul II Soul

    Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) (feat. Caron Wheeler)

    • Virgin.
  • Blaenavon

    My Bark Is Your Bite

    • Transgressive Records Ltd.
  • Superchunk

    Skip Steps 1& 3

    • No Pocky For Kitty.
    • One Hill Records.
  • Agnes Obel

    Golden Green

    • Citizens of Glass.
    • Play It Again Sam.
  • Sleaford Mods

    TCR

  • The Teardrop Explodes & Cope

    Books - Guildford Civic Hall 1981

  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    Watching the Detectives

    • IMP Records.
  • Primal Scream

    Feeling Like A Demon Again

    • Ignition Records.
  • Trashcan Sinatras

    All Night

    • Wild Pendulum.
    • Red River Entertainment.
    • 6.
  • Bob & Earl

    Harlem Shuffle

    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Angel Olsen

    Give It Up

    • Jagjaguwar.
  • Steve Mason

    Words In My Head

    • Domino.
  • Adam and the Ants

    Jolly Roger

    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
  • It’s Immaterial

    Driving Away From Home

    • Now 8 (Various Artists).
    • Siren.
  • Jim Bob

    A Prince In A Pauper's Grave

    • Jim Bob Sings Again.
    • J Morrison.
    • 005.
  • Eddie & the Hot Rods

    Do Anything You Wanna Do

    • Virgin.
  • Fronteers

    Next Time I'm Around

    • Kobalt Records.
  • Black Machine

    How Gee

    • (CD Single).
    • London.
    • 3.
  • Devendra Banhart

    Fancy Man

    • Ape In Pink Marble.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Leonard Cohen

    Treaty

    • You Want It Darker.
    • Columbia Records.
  • Talking Heads

    Radio Head

    • EMI.
  • Michael Timmons

    Hold On Sea

    • Gargleblast Records.
  • The Paragons

    The Tide Is High

    • Island.
  • shame

    Gold Hole

    • Rough Trade Records.
  • Pixies

    Debaser

    • 4 A.D..
  • Peter Doherty

    I Don't Love Anyone (But You're Not Just Anyone)

    • BMG/Clouds Hill.
  • King Midas Sound

    Earth A Kill Ya

    • Waiting For You.
    • Hyperdub Limited.
  • Laish

    Learning To Love The Bomb

    • Talitres.
  • Fugees

    If I Ruled The World - Brixton Academy 1996

  • The Mekons

    Where Were You?

    • Tummy Touch Records LLC.
  • Justice

    Randy

    • Ed Banger records / Because Music.
  • Oskar's Drum

    Arms Of The Dark

    • A Cathedral Of Hands.
    • White.
    • 007.
  • The Boo Radleys

    Wake Up Boo

    • Creation Records.
  • Savoy Motel

    Sorry People

    • What's Your Rupture?.
  • Yak

    Heavens Above

    • Octopus Electrical Records.
  • Treeboundstory

    I Remember

  • Thundercat

    Bus In These Streets

    • Bus In These Streets.
    • Brainfeeder.
  • The Raconteurs

    Steady As She Goes

    • CD SINGLE.
    • XL.
  • Grandaddy

    Way We Won't

    • Columbia.
  • Cabbage

    Uber Capitalist Death Trade

    • White Label.

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