Clarice Bean, That's Me was first published in 1999 by Orchard.
In 2005, her top-selling Charlie & Lola series aired on CBeebies for the first time.
Her artistic inspirations include Quentin Blake and Snoopy!
Prizes and awards for Lauren Child's books include:
- 1999 Kate Greenaway Medal (Highly Commended) Clarice Bean, That's Me
- 1999 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (Bronze award) Clarice Bean, That's Me
- 2000 Kate Greenaway Medal (shortlist) Beware of the Storybook Wolves
- 2000 Kate Greenaway Medal I Will Not Ever, NEVER Eat A Tomato
- 2000 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (Bronze award) Beware of the Storybook Wolves
- 2002 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize That Pesky Rat
- 2005 British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year (shortlist) Clarice Bean Spells Trouble
- 2005 Red House Children's Book Award (shortlist Younger Readers category) Clarice Bean Spells Trouble