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Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

Lauren Child

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Charlie and Lola, For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Baby books, Picture books: character books, Picture storybooks, School stories (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: siblings (Children's / T

Charlie's little sister Lola is nearly big enough to go to school - but Lola is not so sure. She thinks it probably would be useful to read and write and count, but she doesn't really have time for school - she's much too busy doing extremely important things at home. And her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, is slightly nervous about going to school on his own.

This third title in the classic Charlie and Lola picture book series deals sympathetically with childrens' fears surrounding the first day at school.

This utterly special 10th anniversary edition of this brilliant Charlie and Lola book comes with a free four-panel frieze - perfect for any fan's bedroom wall!

'No first-timer should start school without this book.' - The Sunday Times
'Child gives a simple story about starting school extra layers of complexity and humour.' - Books for Keeps
'An imaginative and beautiful tale . . . Excellent.' - The Sun

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Praise for Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

  • Child gives a simple story about starting school extra layers of complexity and humour. - Books for Keeps

  • Child is the Tracey Emin of illustration for young children: provocative, fearless, funny, but full of spirit and warmth. - The Independent

  • An exciting, funny and memorable read for both carers and children. - Child Care

  • An imaginative and beautiful tale... Excellent. - The Sun

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Lauren Child

Lauren Child MBE is a multi-award-winning author and current Children's Laureate, whose books are known and loved the world over. She is the creator of many much-loved characters, including Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort. Since her first book was published in 1999, Lauren has sold over six million books in 19 languages worldwide. Her many awards include 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 favourite things include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being picked up from the airport.