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Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

Written by Lauren Child

Illustrated by Lauren Child

Part of the Clarice Bean Series

Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 7+ readers Humorous

Clarice Bean Spells Trouble Synopsis

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 . . 

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Clarice Bean Spells Trouble Press Reviews

I love this book. It really is great - in fact, the Clarice Bean books are probably the best books I've ever read!! -- Guardian children's books young reviewer -

What Bridget Jones is to thirtysomethings, Clarice Bean is to pre-teens: full of funny one-liners, doing her best to overcome her shortcomings, prone to embarrassing mistakes and good at heart ... The story, like Child's doodles, is witty and charming and crams a lot of meaning into apparent simplicity ... We can't get enough of Clarice Bean. - Sunday Times

Oodles of comic charm - Evening Standard

We can't get enough Clarice Bean - The Sunday Times

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781408304150
Publication date: 02/07/2009
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Audiobook

ISBN: 9781843628583
Publication date: 05/05/2005
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781843628583
Publication date: 5th May 2005
Author: Lauren Child
Illustrator: Lauren Child
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Humorous

About Lauren Child

A World Book Day Author 2019 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 ...

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