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What Planet Are You From? (Clarice Bean)

What Planet Are You From? (Clarice Bean)

Author: Lauren Child
Series: Clarice Bean
$16.99(AUD)  inc GST
In What Planet Are You From, Clarice Bean? Lauren Child takes on the environment in her own Clarice Bean kind of way. In a welcome new installment in the Clarice Bean escapades, Lauren Child makes a clear case for ecoaction - and gives the cause of saving the planet a hilarious new spin. Clarice Bean needs a science project or she's in BIG trouble. Her brother Kurt just wants to save the planet. And now they're both up a tree.
Lauren Child does not put a foot wrong in this latest Clarice Bean picture book Books For Keeps Child's sparkling wit and originality never fails Financial Times
Author description

Lauren Child grew up in Marlborough, Wiltshire. She is the middle of three sisters and both her parents are teachers. She has had a variety of jobs from waitressing to designing exotic, elegant lampshades and working as an artist's assistant to Damien Hirst. Lauren Child is considered one of the most talented children's book author/illustrators working today and has won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestle Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat and the Nestle Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Utterly Me, Clarice Bean, Lauren's first fiction title, was a runaway success all over the world followed by Clarice Bean Spells Trouble and Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now. Lauren has now sold over 3 million books in 19 countries across the globe. Notable events in Lauren's career include selection for Quentin Blake's Magic Pencil Exhibition 'British Library' in 2005; the Charlie and Lola TV series winning a BAFTA in 2007; In 2008 Lauren was appointed Artist for Peace by UNESCO and has been spearheading a project to raise money for UNESCO's Programme for the Education of Children in Need, called My Life is a Story. All profits from the sale of a special edition of That Pesky Rat will go to UNESCO. A retrospective of Lauren's work is now a major new exhibition starting at the Manchester Art gallery and now travelling the country. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourite things include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being picked up from the airport.

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General Fields

  • : 9781408300053
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : January 2009
  • : 275mm X 251mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lauren Child
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 28