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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 so excited, because it's not long until we'll discover which of these brilliant titles has won our #BookTrustStorytime prize! Find out more about the shortlist and watch videos of the books being read over here - which one is your favourite? https://t.co/OKDSbl467q https://t.co/1hpF8Xqpy0 11 hours ago
- The Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam stories are absolutely packed with mysteries and giggles! We're delighted to be giving away a set of five here: https://t.co/hyQWNTjljE Pic: Steven Lenton https://t.co/y7zIVWIxl7 12 hours ago
- Looking for activities for your children to try when they get home from school? We love these #StaringIntoSpace ideas from former Waterstones Children's Laureate Lauren Child: https://t.co/zyeM0Ot1SV https://t.co/e5GrtHsjZD 12 hours ago