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Clarice Bean Spells Trouble (Paperback)

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By Lauren Child, Lauren Child (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the Clarice Bean series.

Description


Clarice Bean is in for a spell of trouble — and shares a lesson about kindness — in this hilarious sequel to the New York Times bestseller.

Clarice Bean seems to be in nonstop trouble these days, almost as much as Karl Wrenbury, who is the naughtiest boy at school. If only she could be more like her favorite book character, Ruby Redfort, girl detective, who is very good at getting out of trouble. The problem is, Mrs. Wilberton is planning a spelling bee, and just thinking about it gives Clarice a stomachache. But when Karl Wrenbury has a family problem and gets into really big trouble, Clarice does something utterly unexpected, altruistically proving Ruby Redfort's maxim "Never let a good pal down." The superbly talented Lauren Child presents a fast-paced, full-length adventure full of wacky wit, visual appeal, and a surprisingly heartwarming twist sure to reel in the most reluctant reader.

About the Author


Lauren Child was absolutely utterly never in trouble when she was at school. Ever. And if she was, it was usually for a very good reason. And nearly always not her fault. The author-illustrator of the acclaimed UTTERLY ME, CLARICE BEAN, the first full-length fiction adventure starring Clarice Bean, Lauren Child has also created several picture books about this popular character. In addition, Lauren Child is the creator of a series of picture books about the lovable sibling pair Charlie and Lola, including I WILL NEVER NOT EVER EAT A TOMATO, which was awarded the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Lauren Child lives and works in London.

Praise For…


This entertaining chapter book will please readers who are ready to move up from Amelia or Junie B. Jones.
—Booklist

As utterly herself as ever. . . . Judy Moody and Junie B. Jones fans will happily dive into the observations of this 'exceptionordinarily' entertaining middle-grader.
—Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763629038
ISBN-10: 0763629030
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: May 9th, 2006
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Clarice Bean

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