Utterly Me, Clarice Bean

Clarice loves to escape into her books about Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective. Ruby is always going on exciting missions. All Clarice gets to do is go to the local shop on her own. But when Clarice and her best friend, Betty Moody, decide to do their school project on the Ruby Redfort books, they start finding mysteries everywhere. Like: why are all the coats on the wrong hooks at school? Where has Grandad disappeared to? And just what is going on in the garden shed?

  • The fourth wonderfully wacky Clarice Bean story
  • Warm, quirky and filled with distinctive artwork
  • Lauren Child is the current Children’s Laureate
  • Her books include the Charlie and Lola series

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  • I can picture this book in my head I love it and ive got it at home. It’s UTTERLY fantastic!!!

    6 March 2015

  • loved it

    The whole idea of the Clarice Bean collection is just fantastic! They are so realistic!♥

    8 February 2015

  • I like this book it is really good

    8 March 2014

  • When I was little, I really loved Clarice Bean! Her books are suitable for young children of all genders and are warm and witty.

    8 March 2014

  • loved it

    I got the whole set of the lauren child books and it ws her who inspired me to read and really enjoy her books because they are funny no matter how old I get and now I am quite older I still do recommend this to everyone because everyone will enjoy it , it is funny, humourous and utterly hilarious and makes me stay up all night reading it!

    20 June 2013

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Authors

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    Lauren Child

    Lauren Child is the creator of the hugely popular, award-winning Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort books.

    Awards

    Lauren Child has won the Nestle Smarties prize four times and the Kate Greenaway Prize for I Will Not Ever Eat a Tomato. Lauren has an MBE for Services to Literature, and in 2017 was named the Children’s Laureate 2017-19.

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