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New Children's Laureate Chris Riddell urges children to draw

One of the UK's best known writers and illustrators has been named as the ninth children's laureate.

Chris Riddell, whose works include the Goth Girl series, takes over from Malorie Blackman for the next two years.

He said he hoped to "lead people into the wonderful world of books and reading".

Will Gompertz reports.

  • 09 Jun 2015
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