Friday, 3 June 2011

Wales’ new children’s poet laureate announced

Eurig Salisbury is the new Welsh-language Children's Poet Laureate (Bardd Plant Cymru), charged with the task of promoting poetry to the children of Wales. He takes over from Dewi Pws Morris and will hold the title for two years. The announcement was made right here in Swansea at the Urdd Gobaith Cymru National Eisteddfod. Check out the Welsh Books Council website to find out more about our new laureate and his role. Da iawn, Eurig!

1 comment:

  1. Over the border, Julia Donaldson, author of the Gruffalo, was today announced as the Children's Laureate for the UK. Find out more here:

    Lots of books by Julia Donaldson available in the Teaching Practice collection at Townhill Library!