Anthony Browne, children's laureate, Jacqueline Wilson, Julia Donaldson, Quentin Blake, The Gruffalo
Julia Donaldson has been named as the new children’s laureate.
The author of the Gruffalo will take over from Anthony Browne, who has held the position for the last two years.
The role is awarded to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books.
Previous laureates include Jacqueline Wilson and Quentin Blake.