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Lauren Child is crowned the tenth Waterstones Children's Laureate.
In this section
Everything you need to know about the laureateship and the current author-illustrator in the role, Lauren Child.
Lauren Child is a multi-award-winning, bestselling writer and artist whose books are known and loved the world over: creator of characters Clarice Bean, Ruby Redfort and Charlie and Lola.
Would you like to see the Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child? If so, why not head along to one of the number of events Lauren will be at this autumn.
Take a look at our League of Laureates: nine star authors and illustrators who have previously held the role.
Everyone who supports the Waterstones Children's Laureate and makes the role possible.
Laureate news and blogs
Fun activity sheets to try
Colouring sheet with images taken from Slightly Invisible by Lauren Child.
Spot the difference activity with images taken from by Lauren Child.
Word search based on by Lauren Child.
Colouring sheet with images taken from I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child.
Laureate news on Twitter
- RT @ImogenRW: The @UKLaureate talks hilariously about childhood worries; & makes serious points about what still troubles/possesses/inspire… 5 hours ago
- RT @Booktrust: Lauren says children are frightened of failure because we’re so results-focused - but we need to fail sometimes #BookTrustLe… 5 hours ago
- RT @Booktrust: We love these photos of @UKLaureate Lauren Child during the #BookTrustLecture! https://t.co/dcdmEmUBxW 5 hours ago