children's laureate - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    in the UK, a well-known writer or illustrator of books for children who is chosen for two years to encourage a love of books and reading in children. The position is funded by the publishing industry and charities

    The prize-winning author Malorie Blackman has become Britain's first black children's laureate.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/06/2013