Green Drops and Moonsquirters: The Utterly Imaginative World of Lauren Child

Illustration by Lauren Child

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