Definition of Children's Laureate in English:

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Children's Laureate


An eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books who is appointed to promote and encourage children’s interest in literature and reading.
Example sentences
  • We launch the competition with an introduction by the Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo MBE.
  • The radio dramas will feature the work of Anne Fine, Children's Laureate.
  • Tickets for the evening give the audience a chance to meet Michael, who has just been named the new Children's Laureate.
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