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Book review: One Thing by Lauren Child

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 19th August 2016

My children are in their 20s now but my heart still skips a beat with happiness when a new Lauren Child book arrives in the post. Lauren Child is the award-winning, bestselling author of some of the best children’s books around – from Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort to the incomparable Charlie and Lola. With text that twirls exuberantly across the page and brightly coloured, multi-textured illustrations, her stories stand ...keep reading

Giveaway – win a copy of Lauren Child’s latest Ruby Redfort story

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 14th December 2012

I’ve been a fan of Lauren Child’s work for years. Her children’s books, with their zany patchwork collages, wonky text going in all directions and off-the-wall stories, are utterly entrancing. In fact I reckon I’ve given copies of her fabulous Charlie and Lola books and Clarice Bean stories to just about every child I know – goddaughters, nieces and friends’ children. I even bought a copy of an edition of ...keep reading