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Sinead Gosai: Press Manager
T: 020 7801 8849

For Children's Laureate enquiries, please contact Hannah McMillan.
T: 020 7361 7860

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Waterstones Children's Laureate

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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.

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  • Music is a fantastic new book, produced with the Royal Albert Hall, that would be absolutely perfect for any child who loves singing, playing, or even humming a tune! We have five copies to give away here: Pic: Ruby Taylor 3 hours ago
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