Waterstones Children's Laureate 2019-21

09 July 2019 Share

At the Waterstones Children’s Laureate announcement event in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe, author Cressida Cowell has been crowned Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2019-21. The role of Children's Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or il

At the Waterstones Children’s Laureate announcement event in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe, author Cressida Cowell has been crowned Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2019-21. 

The role of Children's Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children's books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field.

Cressida has 2 main things she wants to focus on - promoting the awareness that reading is magic, and that it should be available to everyone. Download the poster of her 'to do' list here: https://t.co/FPCaXig4p4?amp=1

Many congratulations to Cressida, and thanks to Lauren Child for a superb job over the last two years.

Ten Childrens Laureates Drawn by Chris Riddell 16x9