Where can you see Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child this spring?

Lauren Child has a number of events coming up and we’ve pulled them together here.

See Lauren Child on Newsround to celebrate 100 years of women’s votes 

Lauren Child at the Children's Laureate announcement

12-14 February 2018

StoryStock Festival, Battersea Power Station. Charlie and Lola storytelling. Lauren herself isn’t able to attend but they’ll be a very special Staring Into Space activity workshop event on 13 February designed in consultation with Lauren Child by art teacher Josey Scullard focussing on creating sculptures in the medium of toast (aged 7-11).

1 March 2018

Look out for Lauren Child’s special video for World Book Day 2018.

16 March 2018

Creativity and Time to Dream triple Laureate event organised by Literature Wales. See Lauren Child with Welsh laureates Casia Wiliam and Sophie McKeand.

17 March 2018

Oxford Literature festival, Lauren will speak with Nicolette Jones on The Magic of Reading and Writing at 2pm, and then at 5:30pm The Art of Illustration with Lauren Child, Sara Fanelli, Laura Carlin in conversation with Sally Hughes at The Oxford Story Museum.

27 March 2018

Lauren will present the Premier League Writing Stars Award. More information to come.

Ruby Retford Pick Your Poison front cover

7 May 2018

Chiddingstone Literature Festival - times and venue coming soon.

11-13 May 2018

Ruby Redfort show at Barnes Literary Festival: The London stage premiere of Children's Laureate Lauren Child's bestselling mysteries series starring her super sleuth Rudy Redfort. When the world's greatest criminal masterminds target a precious Buddha statue, it's up to Ruby - code breaker, special agent and 13-year-old genius - to crack the case. For ages 9+ - there are five performances taking place, and tickets are available here.

12 May 2018

Literature South West and Peninsula Arts, Plymouth - The Magic of Reading and Writing more details to come soon!

16 May 2018

Lauren Child discusses the art of picture books illustration with books expert Julia Eccleshare in this special Klaus Flugge prize event. After their conversation, this year's shortlist for the Klaus Flugge prize - the award for the most promising and exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration - will be announced. Lauren is one of the judges for this year's prize and Julia Eccleshare is chair of judges – as an added bonus, there will also be lots of new illustrators at the event! Foyles bookshop, 107 Charing Cross Road, London 7-8pm

31 May 2018

Liverpool Roscoe Lecture, St George’s Hall, Liverpool 5:00pm.

22 June 2018

English teachers get a chance to meet and listen to Lauren Child deliver a keynote speech at 1.45pm at the annual NATE (National Association for Teachers of English) conference held this year in Aston, Birmingham. The theme of this year's conference is So Many Voices, So Many Worlds.

More events will be added as they are confirmed!

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