Utterly Me, Clarice Bean by Lauren Child

Utterly Me, Clarice Bean

Written by Lauren Child
Part of the Clarice Bean Series

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Moving beyond her family but using all her witty powers of observation, Clarice Bean fills her first novel with an account of her life outside home and especially inside school. She describes her teacher and classmates, including her UTTERLY best friend Betty Moody. How Clarice and Betty moody set about trying to win the prize for the best book project is hilarious. Why not check out Lauren’s author page on Lovereading4kids to see what other Clarice Bean titles there are, both picture books for the 3+ year old and Lauren’s novels featuring Clarice for 7+ year olds.


Utterly Me, Clarice Bean by Lauren Child

When someone steals the winner's trophy for the school book project, Clarice emulates Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective and star of Clarice's favourite books.


A lively illustrated read -- Sarah Forbes We Love This Book The delightfully wacky Clarice Bean is the star of this absorbing story bubbling with exuberance and vitality. Good Book Guide Child can make you laugh and cry at virtually every page. Big Issue (Giles Andreae) Lauren Child's earlier creation - schoolgirl Clarice Bean - is arguably her greatest. Sunday Express Essential reading for all savvy girls... great fun. Angels & Urchins Quirky, funny and brilliantly illustrated. (tBk's Top 40 Children's Books) tBk Magazine

About the Author

Lauren Child

Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since
published many bestselling and awardwinning books, including those featuring
the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won
numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and
the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning
TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success. In December 2008 she was named as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, and was awarded an MBE in 2009.

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192 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

3rd July 2003




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