Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Anthony Browne named new Children's Laureate
It was announced in London overnight that Anthony Browne (pic Sarah Lee) is the new Children's Laureate. He succeeds Michael Rosen, and will serve a two-year term.
Browne is the author and illustrator of acclaimed books including Gorilla, Voices in the Park, and Zoo.
He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, the Kurt Maschler Emil award three times, and the Hans Christian Anderson award.