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Waterstones Children's Laureate
Find out everything that's going on with the 11th Waterstones Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell, as she takes on the job from 2019-22.
- We're feeling all mushy this evening! So here are some gorgeous picture books about love that are perfect for sharing with your little ones 💕 https://t.co/EE752SSkxf Pic: Claire Keane https://t.co/DYVlXKiaN0 10 hours ago
- Ready for a change? Our #WhatToReadAfter section is full of recommendations for brilliant books you might enjoy based on the series, stories and authors you already love: https://t.co/BAScQ6HH4k https://t.co/mykZSNoNEz 10 hours ago
- Where's Wally books are a fabulous way to keep your children entertained - and now we have a bundle of five terrific travel editions to give away! Expect puzzles, colouring, crafts and more: https://t.co/wMj4DF2PyW https://t.co/nqUSVlGPBr 11 hours ago