Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

An exceptionordinarily good audio CD version of Clarice Bean Spells Trouble. Read by Claire Skinner, star of the hugely popular TV series 'Outnumbered'.

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 . . .

'Witty and charming. We can't get enough of Clarice Bean.' - Independent

  • Pub date: 08.10.09
  • RRP: $36.99
  • Format: CD-Audio

Author

Lauren Child

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. \nLauren 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. \nUtterly 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. \nNotable 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 \nand has been spearheading a project to raise money for \nUNESCO's Programme for the Education of Children in Need, called My Life is a Story. All profits from the sale of a special e \ndition of That Pesky Rat will go to UNESCO. A retrospective of Lauren's work is now a major new exhibition at the Manchester Art gallery. \nLauren 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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