Lauren Child


Lauren Child is one of the most talented and creative author/illustrators working today. Her first two books were published in 1999 – I Want a Pet and Clarice Bean, That’s Me, and she won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2000 for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the first of her Charlie and Lola picture books. Lauren published her first Clarice Bean novel in 2002 – Utterly Me, Clarice Bean, and the Clarice Bean series has sold over 4 million copies worldwide.  In October 2005, the BBC launched a 78-part animated series of Charlie and Lola. The series has won four BAFTAS and is aired in more than 34 countries. In 2008 Lauren launched UNESCO’s ‘My Life is a Story’ Campaign for UNESCO’s Programme for the Education of Children in Need. In December 2008 she was named as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, and was awarded an MBE for Services to Literature in 2010. Her most recent work includes the Ruby Redfort detective series for Harper Collins.

We represent Lauren’s work for theatre, for all other enquires please contact David Higham Associates. For press and PR please contact Philippa Perry (

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