BookTrust Annual Lecture 2017 and Bookstart 25th anniversary celebrations: Relive the evening in pictures 20/10/2017
Authors, illustrators and members of the publishing industry gather in London to hear L...
Children’s Laureate Lauren Child talks to Emily Drabble about inspiring every child to ...
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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 @rosegallery1: On the 12th day of Christmas, be inspired by the wonderful illustrations from @UKLaureate Lauren Child. Have it gift wrap… 16 hours ago
- RT @Scholastic: Children's book author Julia Donaldson shares her experience as the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate in the UK on our podcast.… 2 day ago
- RT @toppsta: "In this story Leo especially liked the peculiar features Lola wanted her dog to have, that had him laughing out loud" says ou… 3 days ago