"Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating." The Independent One of today's most successful creators of children's books, Lauren Child is the winner of several awards, including Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal for Clarice Bean, That's Me. Lauren lives in North London.
What Bridget Jones is to thirtysomethings, Clarice Bean is to pre-teens: full of funny one-liners, doing her best to overcome her shortcomings, prone to embarrassing mistakes and good at heart ... The story, like Child's doodles, is witty and charming and crams a lot of meaning into apparent simplicity ... We can't get enough of Clarice Bean. -- Sunday Times 20040901