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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.
- Another week is approaching - you've got this 💪 And just remember, if you ever need a helping hand, #BookTrustHomeTime is full of fun things for your children to try! We can do this together ❤️ https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/kYXsuSpxTR 10 hours ago
- Get writing! There's still time for primary school children to enter Smriti Halls' writing competition - and you don't want to miss out, because you could win a visit and heaps of her books for your class! Find out more here: https://t.co/pFJJyMSpNP https://t.co/yr0pGZmEFO 11 hours ago
- We know it can be hard to move on when you fall in love with a certain book, series or author... but let's keep that fun going! Our #WhatToReadAfter section is full of recommendations to help you find your next favourite book: https://t.co/BAScQ6ZisU https://t.co/pg5FEbDXc6 12 hours ago