The New Waterstone's Children's Laureate For 2017-19

On July 14th 2017, it was announced that Lauren Child will be the new Children’s Laureate 2017-19. The announcement took place in a ceremony in Hull, where previous Children’s Laureate 2015-17, Chris Riddell, gave Lauren Child the specially made Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate medal.

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How I found Alice...by Michaela Morgan

Wonderland: Alice in Poetry is shortlisted for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA 2017). 2017 is the 15th anniversary of the Award which remains the only annual UK prize for poetry published for children.  

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Rachel Hickman's Top Five Writing Tips

Author of One Silver Summer, Rachel Hickman shares with us her top five writing tips for every young writer. 

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Poetry Safari Inspirational Idea!

We love to read, see and hear about what amazing ideas have inspired your writing! Here is a fun (and adorable) idea from Max Maliszewski (6)!

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Once Upon A Dream - Dream Jar Activity

Thank you to Claire Williams at St Andrew's CE Primary School, Halstead for sending in the wonderful dream jars her class created, inspired by Once Upon a Dream!

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Win a Book Bundle!

To celebrate the publication of these stunning new William Morris-inspired editions of classic novels we have a set to give away thanks to our friends at Puffin Books!

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Exclusive Interview with Adam Hancher

Come and take a read of our exclusive interview with the illustrator of the amazing 'Taking Flight - How the Wright Brothers Conquered the Skies’, Adam Hancher. 'Taking Flight' is out now in all leading bookshops! 

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Guest Blog from Liza Miller, Editor at Wren & Rook

This week it's British Science Week and to celebrate we have a guest blog from Liza Miller, Editor at Wren & Rook who worked with Rachel Ignotofsky on her brand new book Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World.

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The Poetry Trials Voting Is Now Open!

One year. Over 22,000 poems... The top 5 students have been chosen. Their videos are open to the public vote now! 

Who will be The Poetry Trials Champion? You decide!

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Welcome to Wonderland Competition For 11-18 Year-Olds

 Brand New Competition For 11-18 Year Olds!

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