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Books by Lauren Child

  • 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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  • I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AALKG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Charlie's little sister Lola does not eat a lot of things - and she absolutely will not never ever eat a tomato - until one day Charlie plays a good trick on her. This first classic Charlie and Lola picture book tackles fussy eaters in a fun way.
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  • Look into My Eyes

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AEVXG
    Paperback
    (2)
    Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Break out of boredom with Ruby Redfort, the super-awesome new creation from multi-million-copy bestseller Lauren Child...Want to know more? Of course you do, bozo. Here's the low-down on Ruby Redfort: she's a genius code-cracker, a daring detective, and a gadget-laden special agent who just happens to be a thirteen-year-old girl. She and her slick side-kick butler, Hitch, foil crimes and get into loads of scrapes with evil villains, but they're always ice-cool in a crisis. In LOOK INTO MY EYES, we go right back to Ruby's beginnings as an agent. When an anonymous caller sets Ruby a challenge, it's not long before she finds her way into the HQ of the most secret of secret agencies - SPECTRUM. They need her help to crack a code but her desk job soon spirals into an all-out action adventure, as Ruby uncovers the dastardly plans of the formidable Fool's Gold Gang...
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  • Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AALKB
    Paperback 7 years +
    (2)
    Clarice Bean is back with yet another exceptionordinarily fun filled tale, with her unique and hilarious outlook on life. Desperate to achieve a role in the school play and impress Mrs Wilberton in the spelling bee, Clarice manages over and over again to get into very big trouble. Ages 8+.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Take Your Last Breath

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AGUCA
    Paperback
    Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. So break out boredom with multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child, and meet your new favourite heroine...Ruby Redfort: detective, secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid. Everyone's favourite kid detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it's an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea...Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? ]Well, you wouldn't want to bet against her...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACZNW
    Paperback 7 years +
    Clarice Bean is back with yet another exceptionordinarily fun filled tale, with her unique and hilarious outlook on life. Desperate to achieve a role in the school play and impress Mrs Wilberton in the spelling bee, Clarice manages over and over again to get into very big trouble. Ages 8+.
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  • What Planet are You from Clarice Bean?

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: ACZNM
    Paperback 5 years +
    In 2009, Clarice Bean To celebrate Clarice Bean's 10th birthday, Orchard Books are publishing three superly good and flapped new editions of the hilarious, award-winning and bestselling picture books.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: BGKQX
    Other 3 years +
    A classic Charlie and Lola bedtime story from Children's Laureate Lauren Child - now in a brilliant board book!Charlie has this little sister Lola. Sometimes he has to try and get her to go to bed. This is a hard job because Lola likes to stay up late. Lola says, "I am not slightly sleepy at 6 or 7 or 8. I am still wide awake at 9 and not at all tired at 10, 11 and 12 and I will probably still be perky at even 13 o'clock in the morning."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 Too Absolutely Small for SchoolSlightly InvisibleOne Thing
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  • Slightly Invisible

    Lauren Child

    Product Code: AKXWE
    Board Toddlers
    Charlie and his best friend Marv are on a search for strange and tricky creatures. And they would like to search without Lola bothering and interrupting. But Lola wants to join in, and she knows exactly how to find strange and tricky creatures. All she needs is a tea set, a little cart, a rabbit - and one or three glasses of pink milk, of course. For the first time, this original Charlie and Lola story is available as a chunky board book that's just right for little hands. This wonderfully imaginative, adventurous tale is perfect for sharing with the youngest Charlie and Lola fans.
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