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Lauren Child (born in 1965 in England) is an English author and illustrator. She is best known for writing the Charlie and Lola books and Clarice Bean novels. Her second book in this series, Clarice Bean Spells Trouble, was shortlisted for the 2005 British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year. A number of spin off books are available based on the scripts of the TV shows, though these were not written or illustrated by Child. Charlie and Lola has been sold throughout the world, and has won many prizes, including BAFTAs in 2007 for Best children's Television Show and Best Script. She writes the Ruby Redfort series. Book six, Blink and You Die, is on the bestseller list. Lauren Child lives in London. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato… (more)
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato 1,467 copies, 65 reviews
Utterly Me, Clarice Bean 941 copies, 17 reviews
Clarice Bean Spells Trouble 804 copies, 10 reviews
Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now 521 copies, 9 reviews
But Excuse Me That Is My Book 509 copies, 29 reviews
Ruby Redfort: Look Into My Eyes 445 copies, 13 reviews
Beware of the Storybook Wolves 425 copies, 17 reviews
The New Small Person 377 copies, 71 reviews
The Princess and the Pea 346 copies, 34 reviews
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book? 315 copies, 27 reviews
Clarice Bean, That's Me 312 copies, 23 reviews
Snow Is My Favorite and My Best 254 copies, 19 reviews
That Pesky Rat 214 copies, 12 reviews
Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent 165 copies, 11 reviews
Boo! Made You Jump! 160 copies, 1 review
Ruby Redfort: Catch Your Death 151 copies, 7 reviews
You Can Be My Friend 150 copies, 4 reviews
I'm Really Ever So Not Well 139 copies, 3 reviews
Say Cheese! 127 copies, 3 reviews
But I Am an Alligator 125 copies, 2 reviews
Ruby Redfort: Feel the Fear 125 copies, 4 reviews
Slightly Invisible 118 copies, 14 reviews
This Is Actually My Party 115 copies, 2 reviews
Who Wants to Be a Poodle I Don't 106 copies, 17 reviews
I Want a Pet 87 copies, 6 reviews
My Best, Best Friend 84 copies, 6 reviews
Goldilocks and the Three Bears 70 copies, 4 reviews
My Dream Bed 52 copies, 9 reviews
Charlie and Lola's Opposites (Author) 51 copies
Charlie Is Broken! 44 copies, 2 reviews
I Am Going to Save a Panda! 41 copies, 1 review
A Dog With Nice Ears 35 copies, 1 review
The Goody 31 copies, 1 review
Clarice Bean 15 copies
Gewoon Klaartje Boon 1 copy, 1 review
Een kleintje erbij 1 copy, 1 review
Juan y Tolola 1 1 copy, 1 review
Eén ding 1 copy
The Secret Garden (Illustrator, some editions) 33,540 copies, 539 reviews
Pippi Longstocking (Illustrator, some editions) 10,009 copies, 157 reviews
What's Your Story? [postcard collection] (Contributor) 59 copies, 3 reviews
The Little Match Girl Strikes Back (Illustrator) 9 copies
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