Cressida Cowell named new UK Children's Laureate

The next Children's Laureate for the UK has been chosen!

The honour has gone to - *drumroll please* - the writer behind How to Train your Dragon, Cressida Cowell.

She will take over from previous laureate, Lauren Child, who did the job for two years.

Newsround caught up with Cressida at today's special announcement to find out how she's feeling about the new job!

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