Author(s): Lauren Child
Utterly Me, the very first Clarice Bean novel by Lauren Child, is ten years old. To celebrate, Orchard Books have created this beautifully-produced gift edition with a slipcase. The linen-bound hardback book contains never-seen-before sketches and a note from the author. This utterly special edition is the perfect gift for Clarice Bean fans young and old. 'An utterly fantastic book.' The Sunday Times 'Feisty and free-wheeling. Hilarious and irresistible.' The Financial Times 'Packed with life and fun and fabulous to look at.' The Bookseller
"Fans of Child's irrepressible, impulsive picture-book heroine--as well as rids who have not yet had the pleasure of making her acquaintance--will devour her first chapter-book adventure."
Lauren Child has sold over 3 million books worldwide and is considered one of the most talented children's book author/illustrators working today. She 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. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourites include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being met at the airport.