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Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now

By Lauren Child

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  • £6.99

A witty and insightful book about worries, starring Clarice Bean. Created by Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

A witty and insightful book about worries, starring Clarice Bean. Created by Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

It's the worry you hadn't even thought to worry about that should worry you the most. At least that's how it looks to Clarice Bean, who has been writing her worries in a notebook - things like Worry no. 1: infinity, or Worry no. 3: change. And now that her worst never-imagined worry has happened - her utterly best friend is moving away forever - Clarice doesn't even care about her tickets to the Ruby Redfort, girl detective, film premiere. That is, unless something happens to change things again . . .

Lauren Child's trademark wit combines with spot-on insight in this hugely engaging story about childhood worries, unwanted changes and finding friendships in the most surprising places.

'Funny, contemporary and perceptive' - Mail on Sunday

'A comic and poignant journey' - The Sunday Times

'Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures . . . Anxieties such as "change" and "having to go back to school after the holidays" will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful' - Guardian

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781846165078
  • Publication date: 01 Sep 2007
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures. Anxieties such as 'change' and 'having to go back to school after the holidays' will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful — The Guardian
Funny, contemporary and perceptive — The Mail on Sunday
A comic and poignant journey — The Sunday Times
A hugely enjoyable and touching read — The Scotsman
A hilarious tale and a delightfully funny character — Torquay Herald Express
A witty and wise book — School Librarian
Hilarious and touching — Croydon Advertiser
An incredibly funny book...you just have to read it! — Maia Harvey, aged 11, First News
Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures... Anxieties such as "change" and "having to go back to school after the holidays" will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful. — The Guardian
Creative typography and comic illustrations help make this a hugely enjoyable and touching read. — The Scotsman
A comic and poignant journey. — The Sunday Times
Funny, contemporary and perceptive — The Mail on Sunday
Genuinely funny, with lively illustrations. — The Independent
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