The Utterly Complete Clarice Bean Collection (Slipcase paperback edition) by Lauren Child

The Utterly Complete Clarice Bean Collection (Slipcase paperback edition)

Written by Lauren Child

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One of the most delightful and quirky characters of modern fiction. Clarice Bean’s views on her family, school, her friends and much more are all wittily described in the frankly written stories she tells about herself. Clarice is defined by her big family, “I’m not an only child, but sometimes I wish I was. My family is six people, which is sometimes too many.” These stories about Clarice brilliantly capture the small but seemingly hugely important ups and downs of childhood. Beautifully produced and fully illustrated in black and white, each book is a treat and gathered together in an attractive slipcase they make a perfect present.


The Utterly Complete Clarice Bean Collection (Slipcase paperback edition) by Lauren Child

In Utterly Me, Clarice Bean, when mysterious things start to happen, Clarice Bean finds it hard to concentrate ...especially as her best friend, Betty Moody, is nowhere to be seen. In Clarice Bean Spells Trouble, Clarice Bean might just be able to get out of a dreaded spelling bee by landing a starring role in the school musical. But when the naughtiest boy in class has a family problem, she does something utterly unexpected. In Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now, Clarice Bean has a list of worries, such as Worry No. 9: largish spiders. But lately, she's been more concerned with Worry No. 3: change, and how it sometimes comes along when you least expect it.

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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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

3rd September 2009




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