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Books by Lauren Child

  • I am Too Absolutely Small for School

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: IAH2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Bestselling author Lauren Child offers a fresh and funny look at starting school with her Charlie and Lola classic, I Am Too Absolutely Small For School. Big brother Charlie steps in to persuade Lola that her fears about school and the dreaded 'schooliform' are unfounded and that her nervous invisible friend needs help. This is a helpful, sensitive book and an ideal read for wary pre-schoolers nervous about making the transition to 'big school'.
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  • I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: NGO2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Lauren Child's Charlie and Lola book, I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed, will strike a chord with exasperated parents everywhere. In the book, big brother Charlie has some clever and imaginative solutions to persuade Lola that it's time for bed.

    Starring the popular CBeebies characters, this is a great story to read when it's time to for the whole family settle down at bedtime... and you might even find some of Charlie's tactics well worth imitating!
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  • Beware the Storybook Wolves

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACAOK
    Paperback 5 years +
    But what will happen to Herb when the wolves escape from his book? Will they gobble him up? Or will this, too, end happily-ever-after? Read this thrilling tale to find out - and learn what to do if the wolves ever escape from your storybook!
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  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AFGZW
    Paperback 5 years +
    Have you ever fallen into a book? Well, if you do, just make sure it isn't a fairy tale. Because in every one there's always a wicked this, an evil that or a hungry somebody just waiting to gobble you up. Herb, star of Beware of the Storybook Wolves, returns in this thrilling tale from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Lauren Child. What will happen when he falls into his book of fairy tales? Read on to find out!'A thrilling story to scare your socks off.' The Bookseller 'Wonderfully imaginative...Absorbing and with fantastical, zany pictures.' The Observer 'Very, very funny and definitely not to be missed!' Books for Keeps
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  • Who Wants to be a Poodle? I Don't!

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AAWVF
    Paperback 3 years +
    Trixie Twinkle Toes doesn't want a maid to plump her cushions. She wants to roll in the mud and paddle in the puddles. She doesn't want to be carried over them by a butler. Trixie Twinkle Toes may look like a prancing poodley poodle. But, on the the inside, she's a dazzlingly daring dog ready to make a big splash...This stunning book from the award-winning international star and creator of Charlie and Lola, Lauren Child, is now available for the first time in paperback.
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  • Clarice Bean, That's Me

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: CBRVH
    Other
    An utterly special 20th anniversary edition of the classic picture book, with CD featuring THREE Clarice Bean stories read by Claire Skinner, star of the BBC series Outnumbered. All Clarice Bean wants is a bit of peace and quiet. But that can be hard to find in a house where your little brother is being utterly annoying, your big brother is in the dark tunnel of adolescence and your grandad's pouring soup on his cornflakes . . . This special 20th anniversary edition comes complete with an audio CD featuring all three Clarice Bean picture books: Clarice Bea, That's Me Clarice Bean: My Uncle is a Hunkle Clarice Bean: What Planet Are You From? A true picture book classic, this is the story that launched the award-winning, bestselling Clarice Bean series! "A fresh, playful, wonderfully chaotic look at family life that will make you laugh out loud" Independent Winner of the Smarties Book Prize Over half an hour of audio content, with music and sound effects
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  • Hubert Horatio Hubert Horatio: How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BOLJC
    Hardback
    Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent is back in this hilarious and gloriously illustrated book for ages six and up from the superstar creator of Clarice Bean and Charlie and Lola, Lauren Child. "These stories are about the days when the Bobton-Trents had it cushy, very cushy indeed."The Bobton-Trent seniors certainly know how to make the most of their extravagant wealth - socialising, doing things, buying things and generally being more than a little bit ... irresponsible...Luckily for them, their son Hubert Horatio is an exceptionally intelligent, talented and sensible child.Unluckily for Hubert, this tends to mean that a lot of his spare time is spent steering his rather unruly set of grown-ups out of trouble.Legendary children's writer and UK Children's Laureate 2017-2019 Lauren Child revisits one of her most popular characters in these brand-new, laugh-out-loud stories about the rather unconventional Bobton-Trents! The perfect gift for children aged six and up.
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  • The New Small Person

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AXJXB
    Paperback 3 years +
    Elmore Green started life as an only child, as many children do. He had a room all to himself, and everything in it was his. But one day, everything changed. This brand new picture book from the hugely talented Lauren Child about the arrival of a new sibling is bound to be a hit with parents and children. Told with humour and with wonderfully stylish artwork, this is Lauren Child at her absolute best.
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  • My Uncle is a Hunkle, Says Clarice Bean

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACZNN
    Paperback 5 years +
    Clarice Bean is back in a third riotous family saga. When a tree in the Tuesday's street is going to be cut down, Clarice Bean's family leap into action to stop all the destruction and to 'Free the Tree'. The next thing they know, they are all famous and in the local paper. But will that stop Clarice being in BIG TROUBLE at school for handing in her project late? An older picture book which will make you laugh out loud: Clarice Bean is a real heroine for the new millennium. CLARICE BEAN THAT'S ME winner of the Bronze Award in the Smarties Book Prize "Brilliantly written and drawn by Lauren Child...Clarice Bean has an Eloise-like charm which makes her view on life irresistible"
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  • Clarice Bean, That's Me

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACZNH
    Paperback 5 years +
    Clarice Bean gives us a snap shot of her life and family in the book that launched a bestselling and critically acclaimed range of books. Clarice's family are always at sixes and sevens and there is always a lot of noise, but that's the way they like it. An older picture book which will make you laugh out loud: Clarice Bean is a real heroine for the new millennium. CLARICE BEAN THAT'S ME winner of the Bronze Award in the Smarties Book Prize "Brilliantly written and drawn by Lauren Child...Clarice Bean has an Eloise-like charm which makes her view on life irresistible"
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  • Slightly Invisible

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACNXP
    Paperback 3 years +
    Charlie and friend Marv are in search of strange and tricky creatures. And they would like to search without Lola bothering and interrupting. Luckily, Lola knows exactly how to catch strange and tricky creatures and enlists a little bit of help from her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, and, of course, one or three drops of pink milk. "Child is as visually inventive and verbally dexterous as ever ...classic." - Guardian "The Child recipe at its fresh, playful best." - Observer "A typically exuberant, imaginative whirl of a story." - Angels and Urchins "Child is second to none when it comes to capturing the imagination of young children." - Daily Express "A witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with Charlie and Lola in the first place." - Junior
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  • A Dog With Nice Ears Board Book

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BXKUS
    Other
    A brilliant Charlie and Lola board book story from multi-award-winning author and Children's Laureate Lauren Child! Lola wants a dog - but the qualities of her perfect pooch seem oddly like those of a ... rabbit! Silly, surprising, thoughtful and fun, Charlie and Lola are on top form in this fantastically funny story, packed full of dogs of every shape, size and colour. Lauren Child's endlessly endearing characters and inimitable humour will be a sure-fire hit with existing and new fans - this is the perfect tale for anyone who has ever imagined what having the perfect pet would be like. A new Charlie and Lola story is the gold standard in picture books - the perfect read-aloud that both children and parents will love. Discover more hilarious original picture books about Charlie and Lola: Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato Charlie and Lola: I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small for School Charlie and Lola: Slightly Invisible Charlie and Lola: One Thing
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  • Charlie and Lola: One Thing

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BRPCN
    Other
    A classic Charlie and Lola picture book all about counting and sums, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child. Now in a brilliant board book! Perfectly funny and perfectly formed, this hilarious picture book sees top negotiator Lola take on numbers in everyday life and bend them to her endearing and unique will. I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny. Sometimes for a treat, Mum says, "We are going to the shops and you may choose one thing." "One thing to share?" says Lola. I say, "One thing for you and one thing for me, which means two actual things." 'Numeracy at its most joyful and positive ... a brilliant way to get young minds excited about maths' Teach Early Years
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  • Charlie and Lola: A Dog With Nice Ears

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BROIC
    Paperback
    A brilliant new Charlie and Lola picture book from multi-award-winning author and Children's Laureate Lauren Child! Lola wants a dog - but the qualities of her perfect pooch seem oddly like those of a ... rabbit! Silly, surprising, thoughtful and fun, Charlie and Lola are on top form in this fantastically funny story, packed full of dogs of every shape, size and colour. Lauren Child's endlessly endearing characters and inimitable humour will be a sure-fire hit with existing and new fans - this is the perfect tale for anyone who has ever imagined what having the perfect pet would be like. A new Charlie and Lola story is the gold standard in picture books - the perfect read-aloud that both children and parents will love. Discover more hilarious original picture books about Charlie and Lola: Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato Charlie and Lola: I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small for School Charlie and Lola: Slightly Invisible Charlie and Lola: One Thing
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  • Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BMJLP
    Other Babies
    Lola will not eat peas. In fact, she won't eat carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, eggs, sausages, cauliflower, cabbage or baked beans. And she will absolutely not ever NEVER eat a tomato. But when Charlie explains that peas are actually green drops from Greenland, and carrots are really orange twiglets from Jupiter, even Lola is tempted to clear her plate . . .An innovative and fun-filled look at the problem of fussy eating, this classic, Kate Greenaway Medal-Winning book is guaranteed to make dinner time fun.As seen on CBeebies!Charlie and Lola have sold over four million copies worldwide. Look out for other classic stories:I Am Absolutely Too Small For SchoolI Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to BedSlightly InvisibleOne ThingA Dog With Nice Ears
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  • A Dog With Nice Ears

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BJMVA
    Hardback 3 years +
    A brilliant new Charlie and Lola picture book from multi-award-winning author and Children's Laureate Lauren Child! Lola wants a dog - but the qualities of her perfect pooch seem oddly like those of a ... rabbit! Silly, surprising, thoughtful and fun, Charlie and Lola are on top form in this fantastically funny story, packed full of dogs of every shape, size and colour. Lauren Child's endlessly endearing characters and inimitable humour will be a sure-fire hit with existing and new fans - this is the perfect tale for anyone who has ever imagined what having the perfect pet would be like.A new Charlie and Lola story is the gold standard in picture books - the perfect read-aloud that both children and parents will love. Discover more hilarious original picture books about Charlie and Lola: Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato Charlie and Lola: I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small for School Charlie and Lola: Slightly Invisible Charlie and Lola: One Thing
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  • Exactly One Numbers Sticker Activity Book

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BGZCO
    Paperback
    Charlie and Lola explore the world of numbers in a new way with a range of activities including counting, number recogition and simple sums. Each activity page provides suggestions as to how to complete the activity creatively using brilliantly fun stickers.Helping Lola practise her numbers and her sums is the perfect way to improve and build confidence in the first stages of early learning.This numbers themed activity book is also publishing alongside A Very Shiny Wipe-Clean Letters Activity Book.From Children's Laureate and Kate Greenaway Medal winner Lauren Child.
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  • Charlie and Lola A Very Shiny Wipe-Clean Letters Activity Book

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BGZCN
    Paperback Toddlers
    Charlie and Lola explore writing letters and first words using a handy wipe-clean clean pen to help children practise over and over again. Learn about big and small letters, matching, building and spelling simple words and spotting letters in unusual places!Use the pen to trace and draw letters, then move on to the other letter-based activities. Store the pen within the front cover to ensure it is handy for each time it's needed. Charlie and Lola activity books offer a new, fun way to engage and enjoy early years learning. This wipe-clean letters book is also publishing alongside Exactly One Numbers Sticker Activity Book.From Children's Laureate Lauren Child.
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  • I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BGKQZ
    Other 3 years +
    A classic Charlie and Lola story about starting-school worries, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child - now in a brilliant board book edition!Charlie's little sister Lola is nearly big enough to go to school - but Lola is not so sure. She thinks it probably would be useful to read and write and count, but she doesn't really have time for school - she's much too busy doing extremely important things at home. And, besides, Lola's invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, is slightly nervous about going to school on his own . . .This tale of first-day-at-school worries addresses childrens' fears with warmth, humour, and a lot of fun. This is the board book edition of the classic picture book. As seen on CBeebies!Over three million Charlie and Lola books have been sold worldwide. Look out for other classic stories:I Will Not Ever Never Eat a TomatoI Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to BedSlightly InvisibleOne Thing
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  • Blink and You Die

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AZPCC
    Paperback
    Say goodbye to Ruby Redfort: every smart kid's smart kid. The mind-blowing conclusion to the thrilling series by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - you can count on her when the ice starts to crack. All good things come to an end...Ruby Redfort is running scared, a whole bunch of people want her dead and worst of all one of them is on her team. But just who is this agent of doom? You can run, Ruby, but you can't hide...
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  • Pick Your Poison

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AYVXJ
    Paperback
    Meet Ruby Redfort: every smart kid's smart kid. The fifth book in the nail-biting series, created by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - you can count on her when you're between a rock and a hard place. There's a lot to lose sleep over in Twinford: there's the snakes and the bivalves, but they aren't half as poisonous as the rumours. With so many twists and turns it's hard to know who to trust, particularly when no one trusts you. Will Ruby make it out in one piece? Well, happy endings are for fairy tales, bozo.
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  • One Thing

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AUWGH
    Paperback 3 years +
    Charlie and Lola return in a brilliant picture book to introduce the non-scary nature of counting and sums to very young children. Perfectly funny and perfectly formed, this sees top negotiator Lola take on numbers in everyday life and bend them to her endearing and unique will. A new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book from the bestselling, multi award-winning author and artist Lauren Child, One Thing is an immediate and enduring classic to delight fans new and old the world over. 'It's numeracy at its most joyful and positive, and a brilliant way to get young minds excited about maths' Teach Early Years I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny. Sometimes for a treat, Mum says, "We are going to the shops and you may choose one thing." "One thing to share?" says Lola. I say, "One thing for you and one thing for me, which means two actual things."
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  • Feel the Fear

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AOHZG
    Paperback
    Ruby Redfort: supercool secret agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius The fourth book in the scarily awesome Ruby Redfort series, by multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child. This time Ruby must pit her wits against a seemingly invisible foe. How do you set your sights on catching a light-fingered villain if you can't even see him...?
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  • Catch Your Death

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ANHOC
    Paperback
    Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - there's nothing average about her. Only this time it's an adventure in the wild, and it'll take all Ruby's got just to survive...The third book in the ice-cool Ruby Redfort series, by multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child. This time, tigers are roaming the streets of Twinford, and it looks like someone has deliberately released some very rare and very dangerous animals. Things are going to get wild - and Ruby is going to get badly lost in the wilderness. The question is: will she ever make it out alive? Well, as always, you wouldn't want to bet against her...
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