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Author Biography

About Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.

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Exactly One Numbers Sticker Activity Book

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Charlie and Lola explore the world of numbers in a new way with a range of activities including counting, number recognition 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
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Lauren Child

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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Classic Gift Slipcase

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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One Thing

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Charlie and Lola return in a brilliant picture book, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child, 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 YearsI 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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Clarice Bean, That's Me

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

The very first classic Clarice Bean picture book, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child."This book is about me, Clarice Bean. It's a very funny book and all of the pages have pictures, mostly of me. There are some annoying bits when my little brother barges in on pages 8 and 9, so you might want to miss them out . . ."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.Clarice introduces us to her life and family in the original book that launched the hugely successful, critically-acclaimed Clarice Bean series. This multi award-winning, bestselling picture book is a classic tale of family life that will have you laughing out loud.Lauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie and Lola series.

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Slightly Invisible

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

A classic Charlie and Lola board book story about sibling rivalry, the imagination and invisible friends, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.Charlie and his friend Marv are in search of strange and tricky creatures. And they would like to search without Charlie's little sister Lola bothering and interrupting. But Lola knows EXACTLY how to find strange and tricky creatures, and enlists a little bit of help from her invisible friend, Soren Lorense, and, of course, one or three drops of pink milk. This wonderfully imaginative tale is perfect for sharing with the youngest Charlie and Lola fans.'Child is as visually inventive and verbally dextrous as ever' - Guardian

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I Am Too Absolutely Small for School

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

A classic Charlie and Lola board book story about starting school from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.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 lessons - she's much too busy doing extremely important things at home. And anyway, Lola's invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, is slightly nervous about going to school.This wonderfully imaginative tale of starting-school worries is perfect for sharing with the very youngest Charlie and Lola fans.

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I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

Lauren Child
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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

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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

The story of a boy who fell into a book . . . by Children's Laureate Lauren Child. (With a guest appearance from The Little Bad Wolf).Now if you were going to fall into a book, a book of fairy tales would probably not be your first choice. Because in every story there is always a wicked this, an evil that or a hungry somebody. It could only happen to Herb, child star of that thrilling tale, Beware of the Storybook Wolves. A brilliantly original fairy tale twist from the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series (as seen on CBeebies). Open it if you dare!'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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I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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Charlie and Lola's Clothes

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Learn all about Lola's favourite clothes in this fabulously funny first concept board book.

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Charlie and Lola's Actions

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Little ones will love joining in with Lola and mimicing all the actions in this classic Charlie and Lola board book from Children's Laureate Lauren Child. As seen on CBeebies!

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What Planet Are You From Clarice Bean?

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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My Uncle Is A Hunkle Says Clarice Bean

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

A hilariously quirky picture book about family life, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child - starring the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean!Clarice Bean's mum and dad are going away on Important Business, so Uncle Ted comes to stay. Everything goes really well at first. But before long there's a guinea pig on the loose, Grandad's gone missing and Clarice's little brother is stuck in the railings like a giant squeaking tomato!Luckily Uncle Ted's around. He'll come to the rescue . . . won't he?'A ticklish title and a ticklish book.' - Guardian

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Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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Numbers

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Help your toddler learn to count with Charlie and Lola! This brilliant board book, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child, introduces first counting skills in classic Charlie and Lola style. Little ones will love counting up all the objects on each page and joining in with Lola as she counts from one to ten.Featuring everyday objects, such as three fish-fingers, five nibbly biscuits and eight felt pens, this bright, bold, quirky counting book will encourage children to find numbers in the everyday world around them.Also available: Shapes, Opposites and ThingsAs seen on Cbeebies!

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Opposites

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Help your toddler learn about opposites with Charlie and Lola! Lola says, "I am absolutely not big. I am still really quite small."With delightfully quirky artwork from Children's Laureate Lauren Child (tigers, pink milk, ladybirds and peas all feature!) this brilliant board book introduces a key early learning concept in true Charlie and Lola style.Also available: Shapes, Opposites and ThingsAs seen on Cbeebies!

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Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Clarice Bean is back and starring in her second novel! By Children's Laureate Lauren Child.There are so many things in life you can't explain. Like why isn't YOU spelt U? Why isn't WHY spelt Y? And why can just opening your mouth get you into some very BIG trouble?Clarice Bean is in non-stop trouble these days - almost as much as Karl Wrenbury, and he is the naughtiest boy in school. Clarice just wants to star in the school play and impress Mrs Wilberton in the spelling bee, but things aren't quite going to plan . . .'Witty and charming. We can't get enough of Clarice Bean.' - IndependentLauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.

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Clarice Bean, Utterly Me

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

The brilliantly original first novel from Children's Laureate Lauren Child - starring the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean! Clarice Bean loves reading the adventures of Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective and secret undercover agent. Ruby is always going on exciting missions. Whilst all Clarice gets to do is go to the local shop on her own . . . But when Clarice and her best friend, Betty Moody, decide to do their school project on the Ruby Redfort books, they suddenly start finding mysteries everywhere. Like why are all the coats on the wrong hooks at school? Where has Grandad disappeared to? And just what is going on in the garden shed?Lauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.'Very entertaining.' Independent'Feisty and freewheeling. Hilarious and irresistible.' Financial Times'Packed with life and fun and fabulous to look at.' Bookseller

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My Dream Bed

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child