Lauren Child, award-winning author and illustrator, former Children’s Laureate and creator of family favourites including Charlie and Lola and the Ruby Redford novels, talks about her character Clarice Bean and her latest novel Clarice Bean: SCRAM. Learn how Clarice Bean’s family came to have a dog and how he got his name in this hilarious and joyous story, about how Clarice and her sister Marcie fall out over a pair of flip-flops and then fall back in again – united by a stray dog.Photo © Polly Borland
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