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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Jane Simmons

Jane Simmons is a uniquely talented award-winning illustrator and author, and the creator of some of our best-loved children’s books. Here she talks to Graham Marks about boats, motorbikes and making a mess, as well as her words, her art and her latest picture book, Lily Gets Lost.

Orchard Books

One Thing

Lauren Child
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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
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A Dog With Nice Ears

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

A brilliant 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

Orchard Books

Classic Gift Slipcase

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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I Will Not Ever Never Eat A Tomato

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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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

Orchard Books

I Am Too Absolutely Small for School

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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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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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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I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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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
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Opposites

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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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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That Pesky Rat

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

A funny, touching tale about friendship and belonging, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child. Rat lives in dustbin number 3, Grubby Alley. At night, when he's tucked up in his crisp packet, Rat looks up at all the cosy windows and wonders what it would be like to belong to somebody. To be an actual pet. To have a home of his own. Lauren Child is the Kate Greenaway medal winning creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.'Another little masterpiece from Lauren Child, whose stories and quirky pictures leave you helpless with laughter' - Mail on Sunday'Clever, rewarding and hugely enjoyable' - Guardian

Hodder Children's Books

My Dream Bed

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child

Would it be a tickly nest high in the treetops or a fairytale bed? The possibilities are endless . . . And just a few can be found here, with lots of tabs, flaps and wheels so that the reader can really enjoy finding the perfect place to dream!