Clarice Bean, That's Me
By Lauren Child
Meet the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean, in this hilarious picture book from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. The book that launched the bestselling Clarice Bean series, this is perfect for children who are ready to make the transition from younger picture books to independent reading.
Meet the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean! In this hilarious picture book from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child.
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 . . .
A true picture book classic, this is the book that launched the award-winning, bestselling Clarice Bean series!
Packed with quirky details and humour, this is perfect for children who are ready to start making the transition from younger picture books to independent reading.
"A fresh, playful, wonderfully chaotic look at family life that will make you laugh out loud" Independent
Winner of the Smarties Book Prize
Lauren Child MBE is a multi-award-winning author and current Children's Laureate, whose books are known and loved the world over. She is the creator of many much-loved characters, including Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort. Since her first book was published in 1999, Lauren has sold over six million books in 19 languages worldwide. Her many awards include the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestle Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat and the Nestle Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourite things include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being picked up from the airport.
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04 Sep 2014
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Wonderful to read aloud. — Sunday Express (Cressida Cowell)
It'll make you roar with laughter — Sunday Times
Laugh-out-loud funny gloss on family life — The Bookseller
Child's spot-on portrait of family life...has an anthropological quality reminiscent of Posy Simmonds' Weber family...exuberantly inventive — Books for Keeps
For a humorous and refreshingly honest look at family life, you can't get any better than this — The Bookseller
Brilliantly written and drawn by Lauren Child, the cringe-worthy details are a joy — The Guardian
A real treat. This is only Lauren Child's second book for children and I'm totally hooked — The Independent
Text and illustrations are united in giving this wittily ironic, child's-eye view of familiar characters and their foibles — The Guardian
Represents the arrival of a sparkling and irresistable new talent — Literacy and Learning
A modern classic — Sainsburys Magazine
The quirky perspectives show cheerful disregard for convention in this unusual take on family life — The Guardian
A fresh, playful, wonderfully chaotic look at family life that will make you laugh out loud — The Independent
Full of wonderfully dry one-liners — Times Educational Supplement