Lauren Child

Author & Illustrator

About Lauren Child

Lauren Child is one of today's most talented and innovative children's author/illustrators. Winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and the Kate Greenaway Medal, she is best known for creating the characters Clarice Bean and the BAFTA-award-winning Charlie and Lola. She is also co-creator of The Princess and the Pea and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Charlie and Lola is now a top-rated BBC children's television show and a huge international hit produced by Tiger Aspect Productions, one of the UK's most successful and prolific independent television producers.

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Hug a Bear Day
You should read Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Lauren Child. Published by Puffin.
22 days ago
National Gardening Week (UK)
The Secret Garden (centenary ed) by Frances Hodgson Burnett from Puffin. A great outdoors read to start #NationalGardeningWeek.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child from Puffin.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, My Completely Best Story Collection by Lauren Child from Puffin.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Lauren Child from Puffin.
2 years ago
World Storytelling Day
Why not try The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child. Published by Puffin.
2 years ago
World Storytelling Day
2 years ago
World Storytelling Day
With so many stories, how about this treasury. My Completely Best Story Collection, by Lauren Child, published by Puffin.
2 years ago