11:15 am EDT, July 12, 2017

Exclusive: David Tennant to narrate Cressida Cowell’s ‘Wizards of Once’

How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell has a new series in the works called The Wizards of Once, with Doctor Who’s David Tennant narrating.

The Harry Potter, Doctor Who, and Jessica Jones actor has an incredibly recognizable voice, and now he’s lending it to Cressida Cowell’s next series, Wizards of Once, an adaptation of which is already in the works.

Hypable is proud to exclusively announce that Tennant will be narrating the first book in the series. Stick around for an exclusive audio clip below!

About ‘The Wizards of Once

Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can’t cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it’s the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their worlds.

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.

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Listen to an exclusive ‘Wizards of Once’ clip

David Tennant reads the opening five minutes of The Wizards of Once. Enjoy!

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About the author

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 centered humor and sublime prose made Hiccup an instant hit. 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.

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‘The Wizards of Once’ by Cressida Cowell will hit U.S. store shelves on October 3, 2017

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