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Lauren Child MBE is a multi-award-winning author and Waterstones 2017-2019 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 Medal 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 is a UNESCO Artist for Peace and a Trustee of the House of Illustration, and has an MBE for services to literature. She 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.

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Wonderful to read aloud. * Sunday Express (Cressida Cowell) *
It'll make you roar with laughter * Sunday Times *
Laugh-out-loud funny gloss on family life * The Bookseller *
Child's spot-on portrait of family life...has an anthropological quality reminiscent of Posy Simmonds' Weber family...exuberantly inventive * Books for Keeps *
For a humorous and refreshingly honest look at family life, you can't get any better than this * The Bookseller *
Brilliantly written and drawn by Lauren Child, the cringe-worthy details are a joy * The Guardian *
A real treat. This is only Lauren Child's second book for children and I'm totally hooked * The Independent *
Text and illustrations are united in giving this wittily ironic, child's-eye view of familiar characters and their foibles * The Guardian *
Represents the arrival of a sparkling and irresistable new talent * Literacy and Learning *
A modern classic * Sainsburys Magazine *
The quirky perspectives show cheerful disregard for convention in this unusual take on family life * The Guardian *
A fresh, playful, wonderfully chaotic look at family life that will make you laugh out loud * The Independent *
Full of wonderfully dry one-liners * Times Educational Supplement *

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