Julia Donaldson, Children’s Laureate 2011-2013

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Children’s Laureate is a position initially awarded in the United Kingdom once every two years to a writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field.

Julia Donaldson

As Children’s Laureate, Julia promoted issues related to children’s fiction that are important to her, including signed stories for deaf children and the ongoing campaign for public libraries.

The post of Children’s Laureate was established in 1999 to celebrate exceptional children’s authors and illustrators and to acknowledge their importance in creating the readers of tomorrow. Other Children’s Laureates include Quentin Blake (1999-2001), Anne Fine (2001-2003), Michael Morpurgo (2003-2005), Jacqueline Wilson (2005-2007), Michael Rosen (2007-2009) and Anthony Browne (2009-2011). Julia Donaldson was Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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