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addaword.gifdefinition of children's laureate

noun
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 09:00:00
Definition of children's laureate from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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