Tagged: CHILDREN'S LAUREATE

Lauren Child on being the new children’s laureate

Award-winning author and illustrator Lauren Child has been named as the next Waterstones Children’s Laureate, an honour she says she “wasn’t expecting”.... Read more

Riddell to publish book about his time as children's laureate

Chris Riddell is publishing a book revealing his “incredible journey” as children’s laureate. Read more

Children's Laureates past and present urge end to 'school library lottery'

Children’s laureate Chris Riddell has called on education secretary Justine Greening to  end the “disadvantageous school library lottery" and ensure every child in the country... Read more

Chris Riddell on the children's laureateship and doodling

Chris Riddell talks to Charlotte Eyre about life as the Children’s Laureate, his upcoming publishing projects and how he plans to use his position to... Read more

'Some people won’t be happy' about my new book, Blackman warns

Malorie Blackman is excited about the publication of her first standalone novel in four years but has warned that “some people won’t be happy” about... Read more

Riddell doodles boost Book Trust

Chris Riddell and Macmillan Children’s Books are raising money for Book Trust with a new Doodle-a-Day diary, featuring 366 pages of ideas to encourage doodling... Read more

Clare Hall-Craggs joins Book Trust as Woodfine leaves

Former publicist Clare Hall-Craggs is joining Book Trust to look after laureate Chris Riddell, as Katherine Woodfine is leaving her role as arts project manager... Read more

Riddell supports equal credit campaign for illustrators and writers

The new children’s laureate Chris Riddell said he supports campaigns for illustrators to gain equal credit with writers. In an interview with The Bookseller magazine published... Read more

Trade praises Riddell's appointment as children's laureate

The trade has endorsed Chris Riddell's appointment as children's laureate, praising his plans to highlight the work of illustrators and librarians in particular. Former children’s... Read more

Chris Riddell crowned children’s laureate

Author and illustrator Chris Riddell has been revealed as the new children’s laureate. Riddell was crowned at a ceremony at BAFTA headquarters in London today... Read more

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