The Children’s Laureate

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Celebrating the richness of children’s literature in the UK. The Children’s Laureate is appointed every two years. Laureates appear at four official events per year on top of their ongoing commitments, and develop projects in which they have a particular interest.


Contents

Key audiences

Children, parents, carers, teachers – anyone with an interest in children’s books


Purpose


Evidence for successes

Increased public and press profile for the post of Children’s Laureate since appointment of current Laureate, Michael Rosen; increased number of official events due to public interest and increased number of page impressions on website.


Who runs this project?

Booktrust

Partners

Sponsors include Waterstone’s and DCMS. Lead publisher supporters are Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Walker Books and Puffin.


Contact details

Sasha Hoare
sasha.hoare@booktrust.org.uk 020 8875 4580


External links

Children's Laureate

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