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Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2019-21

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

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