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Description - Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now by Lauren Child

A witty and insightful book about worries, starring Clarice Bean. Created by Children's Laureate Lauren Child.It's the worry you hadn't even thought to worry about that should worry you the most. At least that's how it looks to Clarice Bean, who has been writing her worries in a notebook - things like Worry no. 1: infinity, or Worry no. 3: change. And now that her worst never-imagined worry has happened - her utterly best friend is moving away forever - Clarice doesn't even care about her tickets to the Ruby Redfort, girl detective, film premiere. That is, unless something happens to change things again . . .Lauren Child's trademark wit combines with spot-on insight in this hugely engaging story about childhood worries, unwanted changes and finding friendships in the most surprising places.'Funny, contemporary and perceptive' - Mail on Sunday'A comic and poignant journey' - The Sunday Times'Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures . . . Anxieties such as "change" and "having to go back to school after the holidays" will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful' - Guardian

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846165078
ISBN-10: 1846165075
Format: Paperback
(185mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Orchard Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now by Lauren Child - Reviewed by (23 Nov 2011)

The third book in the Clarice Bean series, Clairce is just as remarkable, jsut as herself and living just as crazy a life as before. But her best friend, Betty Moody, has suddenly disappeared, and then Clarice finds out something awful- she's moving away. Her best friend, who's been with her through everything, Betty Moody, is moving away, to a whole different country. And Clarice is lost without her; no one else wants to be her friend, and the new girl from Sweden is just making matters worse with her populatarity and ways. Clarice's life looks like it's falling apart, but is it all that bad?

Book Review: Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now by Lauren Child - Reviewed by (02 Sep 2011)

Clarice Bean, an underachiever wants to take her life in a different direction. Eager to be smart and praised by the teacher, she tries her hardest to do well in the spelling bee. As usual, she doubts herself and doesn't do so well. Things get harder though. Her best friend has gone to America and she is really very alone. Her once exception-ordinary life has just turned upside down. She starts a new but unsteady friendship with someone who always cops the blame for other peoples' mistakes, but his time Clarice takes the blame because of him. Will she give up?


Author Biography - Lauren Child

"Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating." The Independent One of today's most successful creators of children's books, Lauren Child is the winner of several awards, including Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal for Clarice Bean, That's Me. Lauren lives in North London.

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