Slightly Invisible by Lauren Child
  

Slightly Invisible

Written by Lauren Child
Part of the Charlie and Lola Series

3+ readers   

RRP £6.99

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An absolutely new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book in paperback, from the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator, Lauren Child.

Synopsis

Slightly Invisible by Lauren Child

Charlie and friend Marv are in search of strange and tricky creatures. And they would like to search without Lola bothering and interrupting. Luckily, Lola knows exactly how to catch strange and tricky creatures and enlists a little bit of help from her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, and, of course, one or three drops of pink milk.

Reviews

'A typically exuberant, imaginative whirl of a story.' - Angels & Urchins

'Glowing collages, complete with glitter spacesuits and stripy wool jumpers.' - Book Fest Guide

'Fabulous new story.' - Families Magazine

'Slightly Invisible will satisfy parents who've been longing for Charlie's Job-like patience with his recalcitrant younger sister to run out.' - Guardian

'Lauren Child at her best.' - Families South West

'Child is a rare creature: someone who writes as brilliantly as she illustrates' - Sunday Telegraph

'A witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with C&L in the first place.' -

'I love Lauren Child's work... Slightly Invisible perfectly captures the trials and tribulations of these two beloved characters.' - Cape Town Kids

'A beautiful story for kids' - Woman

'Child is as visually inventive and verbally dexterous as ever ...classic.' - Guardian

'The Child recipe at its fresh, playful best'. - Observer

'Child is second to none when it comes to capturing the imagination of young children.' - Daily Express

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

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Lauren Child
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Author's Website

www.milkmonitor.com/

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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781408307922

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