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I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

Board Book

By Lauren Child

  • Board book
  • £5.99

A classic Charlie and Lola board book story about tricky bedtimes, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

A classic Charlie and Lola board book story about tricky bedtimes, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

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."

This wonderfully imaginative bedtime tale is perfect for sharing with the very youngest Charlie and Lola fans.

'Funny, bright and very entertaining' - Daily Mail

Biographical Notes

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 Prize 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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781408326091
  • Publication date: 07 Mar 2013
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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The Top 10 Picture Books of 2013 - book listed in second place — The Bookbag
Truly reflects family life and is made special by Lauren Child's fascinating illustrations and her great feel for humour. Authentic and very funny — Carousel
A book I'm sure that children will want to have read time and time again — The Bookbag
Richly colourful and amusing — School Library Association
Relish it for its jokes, both verbal and visual, its wacky look and the strength of its characters — The Sunday Times
A zany look at another familiar family problem — Northern Echo
Perfectly hilarious — The Bookseller
Lauren Child's rare talent for humour is on flying form with engaging illustrations that are free from sentimentality, and text that never fails to surprise — Baby & Child
A satisfying little story — Books For Keeps
Funny, bright and very entertaining — Daily Mail
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