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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.
- Have you entered our Elmer competition yet? We've got a beautiful bundle of goodies to give away (including a gorgeous Elmer soft toy!) https://t.co/z5UQ0RDaFU https://t.co/Vuv2HZXhZ1 7 hours ago
- Looking for a beautiful gift for a new parent? Check out our list of fabulous books that make wonderful, inspiring presents for anyone who has just welcomed a baby: https://t.co/B4HeayQS4a Illustration: Anita Jeram https://t.co/wipit8Rr3k 8 hours ago
- Fancy another #BookTrustHomeTime activity? We've got a fabulous activity sheet from illustrator @birgittasif for you - she'll teach you how to make a beautiful window card. Will you send your card to anyone special? Get the activity sheet on HomeTime: https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/gtZBXpyIqE 10 hours ago