Charlie and Lola: My Especially Special Buggy Book by Lauren Child
  

Charlie and Lola: My Especially Special Buggy Book

Written by Lauren Child

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Charlie and Lola have an exciting day out as they search for their friends Marv and Lotta. There’s lots to do and see in every one of Lauren Child’s entertaining and empowering illustrations.

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Synopsis

Charlie and Lola: My Especially Special Buggy Book by Lauren Child

Charlie and Lola are going to the park to meet their best friends Marv and Lotta. But it's taking a long time to get there because Lola keeps stopping to look at things; for inquisitive Lola everything is interesting, from a bird with a worm to a very high-up kite! With a brand-new story, this exciting format will keep little ones entertained whether in a buggy, cot or high chair. The sturdy strap and clip and tough board pages will ensure this little book can be used again and again.

About the Author

Lauren Child

The Children's Laureate

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.

Lauren Child is the 10th Waterstones Children's Laureate. Of the role she said, “I want to inspire children to believe in their own creative potential, to make their own stories and drawings and ignite in them the delight of reading for pleasure. In an increasingly fast paced world, children need the freedom to dream and imagine; to enjoy reading, drawing and telling their own stories without value judgement or restraint”.

The role of Children's Laureate is awarded every two years to an author or illustrator of children’s books to “celebrate outstanding achievement in their field and recognise the important contribution children’s literature makes to cultural life”. Child’s tenure will run until June 2019, which will mark 20 years since the post was inaurgurated by Quentin Blake and since Child published her first book.

Child revealed that that Blake was a huge inspiration to her. “When I was little, it never occurred to me to think of authors and illustrators as actual human beings," she said. "Then I saw Quentin on television live drawing on “Jackanory”, so he became a real-life illustrator to me and that made it something it was possible to become.”

Other previous post-holders include Anne Fine, Michael Morpurgo, Michael Rosen and Malorie Blackman.

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Format

Board book

Author

Lauren Child
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th February 2010

ISBN

9780141328829

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