Lauren Child

An Audience with Lauren Child

County Buildings
Sat 24 Sep
10:30 UK
£3.00 to £8.00

The award-winning author, illustrator and former children’s laureate, Lauren Child, creator of family favourites including Charlie and Lola, Ruby Redfort and Clarice Bean, talks about her stories, including her latest picture book The Goody and her illustrations for Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard, by Astrid Lindgren and The Little Match Girl Strikes Back, by Emma Carroll.

Learn how Lauren creates and layers her collage and artwork, the influence and importance of childhood on her work and how staring out of the window can be such an inspiration. You’ll meet Pippi Longstocking, the boy-genius Hubert Horatio, Bartle, Bobton-Trent, the wonderful Clarice Bean and super-spy and code-cracker Ruby Redfort, and have the chance to get a book signed by Lauren. In conversation with Vivian French. [FAMILY]

About the Author 

Lauren Child CBE is best known for the Charlie and Lola picture book series and the Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort stories. Her influences include EH Shepard, Quentin Blake, Carl Larsson and Ludwig Bemelmans.

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