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Clarice Bean Utterly Me

Author : Lauren Child
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A new 20th anniversary edition of the utterly classic Clarice Bean, Utterly Me, the very first novel by bestselling Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. Clarice Bean loves reading the adventures of Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective and secret undercover agent. Ruby is always going on exciting missions, but the most 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 Granddad disappeared to? And just what is going on in the garden shed? 'An utterly fantastic book.' The Sunday Times

Utterly Me Clarice Bean

Author : Lauren Child
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When someone steals the winner's trophy for the school book project, Clarice emulates her favorite book heroine, Ruby Redfort the detective.

Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

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A new 20th anniversary edition of the utterly classic Clarice Bean Spells Trouble by bestselling 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.' The Sunday Times

Clarice Bean Don t Look Now

Author : Lauren Child
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A new 20th anniversary edition of the utterly classic Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now by bestselling Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. It's the worry you hadn't even thought to worry about that should worry you the most. At least that's how it looks to Clarice Bean, who has been writing her worries in a notebook - things like Worry no. 1: infinity, or Worry no. 3: change. And now that her worst never-imagined worry has happened - her utterly best friend is moving away forever - Clarice doesn't even care about her tickets to the Ruby Redfort, girl detective, film premiere. That is, unless something happens to change things again . . . Lauren Child's trademark wit combines with spot-on insight in this hugely engaging story about childhood worries, unwanted changes and finding friendships in the most surprising places. 'Funny, contemporary and perceptive' - Mail on Sunday 'A comic and poignant journey' - The Sunday Times 'Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures . . . Anxieties such as "change" and "having to go back to school after the holidays" will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful' - Guardian

That s Me

Author : Lauren Child
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Meet the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean! In this hilarious picture book from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. 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 . . . A true picture book classic, this is the book that launched the award-winning, bestselling Clarice Bean series! Packed with quirky details and humour, this is perfect for children who are ready to start making the transition from younger picture books to independent reading, "A fresh, playful, wonderfully chaotic look at family life that will make you laugh out loud" Independent Winner of the Smarties Book Prize

Ruby Redfort Blink and You Die

Author : Lauren Child
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Got a sixth sense for trouble? Read on, buster. Our favorite girl detective calls on her gut instincts in an exciting grand finale of the Ruby Redfort series. Ruby Redfort: you can count on her when the ice starts to crack. Falling through the air at 120 miles per hour? Just relax and think fast. But now even Ruby Redfort is running scared. A bunch of people want her dead, and worst of all, one of them is on her team. When your name is first on a mastermind’s hit list, do you lock the doors, switch off the lights, and wait for someone else to do something? Or do you get out there and save yourself? If you’re Ruby Redfort, genius code breaker and undercover agent, the choice is clear: death or glory. In a satisfying series finale, surprises are in store and Spectrum’s backstory comes to light as fans bid good-bye to Ruby Redfort, every smart kid’s smart kid.

Clarice Bean

Author : Lauren Child
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Packaged with an utterly charming notebook and pencil, two humorous novels about Clarice Bean inspire spunky young writers and artists. Lauren Child's wacky wit and eccentric visual energy fill her award-winning full-length adventures about Clarice Bean: UTTERLY ME, CLARICE BEAN and CLARICE BEAN SPELLS TROUBLE. Now fans can fill their own Clarice Bean notebook with original drawings, doodles, writings, scribbles, and whatever their imagination desires. Featuring quirky spot quotes from Clarice Bean on lined, gridded, or blank pages, this exceptionordinary notebook is tucked into an acetate case with a pencil and paperback editions of the first two best-selling Clarice Bean novels.

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature

Author : Daniel Hahn
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The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books: the flowering of imaginative illustration and writing, the Harry Potter phenomenon, the rise of young adult and crossover fiction, and books that tackle extraordinarily difficult subjects. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature provides an indispensable and fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature. Its 3,500 entries cover every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns. Originally published in 1983, the Companion has been comprehensively revised and updated by Daniel Hahn. Over 900 new entries bring the book right up to date. A whole generation of new authors and illustrators are showcased, with books like Dogger, The Hunger Games, and Twilight making their first appearance. There are articles on developments such as manga, fan fiction, and non-print publishing, and there is additional information on prizes and prizewinners. This accessible A to Z is the first place to look for information about the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature, as well as the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to Children's Literature is a reference work that no one interested in the world of children's books should be without.

Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath

Author : Lauren Child
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Crack open Ruby Redfort’s second adventure — and you will literally be on the edge of your wits. Everyone’s favorite girl detective is back for a second mind-blowing installment, packed with all the off-the-wall humor, action, and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it’s an adventure on the wide-open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea. . . . Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn’t want to bet against her.

Ruby Redfort Feel the Fear

Author : Lauren Child
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How do you catch a thief who isn’t there? Ruby discovers the perils of throwing caution to the wind as she embarks on her fourth adventure. Ruby Redfort has a lot of reasons to feel confident. Undercover agent, code cracker, thirteen-year-old genius — she’s one fearless kid, buster. Unmasking an evil villain? Done. Honing her parkour skills by climbing skyscrapers and leaping across roofs? All in a day’s work. Heeding the warning signs? Well, not so much. When a ghostly foe begins stealing from the highest buildings in Twinford, Ruby Redfort is ready to defy death one more time to capture the bandit. But fearlessness can lead to taking risks, which can land a person in very serious trouble. While Ruby may think she’s invincible, there’s truth to the saying that recklessness always comes before a fall.