Definition of Children's Laureate in English:
An eminent writer of children’s books who is appointed to promote and encourage children’s interest in literature and reading.
- The announcement of the new Children's Laureate, Malorie Blackman, caused celebrations in the publishing world last week.
- Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson has warned against the Government's focus on using a single method to teach youngsters to read.
- Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman, and children's laureate Julia Donaldson are the signatories to an open letter protesting against planned closures.
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