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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 . .
Closing date: 04/01/2021
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 - Guardian.com
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
Publication date: 02/07/2009
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
|Publication date:||5th May 2005|
|Publisher:||Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
|Genres:||Family / Home Stories, Humorous|
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 ...More About Lauren Child