Charlie and Lola: My Completely Best Story Collection : Lauren Child :The Clarice Bean series has since gone on to sell 6m copies worldwide. Most famous for the Charlie and Lola books — the first of which won the Kate Greenaway Medal in — Child said that much of her own inspiration came from periods of boredom as a child. Speaking from Hull, the City of Culture, where she was presented with her medal by outgoing laureate Chris Riddell on Wednesday, Child said she hoped to work with artists as well as writers and illustrators during her time in office. Asked if Damien Hirst would figure in her plans, Child said it was too early to say, but added that the attitude of the renowned British artist, once the most prominent provocateur of the Young British Artists, had been an inspiration. TV, she said, was neither good nor bad, and credited watching the box as a child for giving her the confidence to read. Facebook Twitter Pinterest.
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She is known for her book series, such as the Charlie and Lola picture books , the Clarice Bean series and the Ruby Redfort novel series. Influences include E. Lauren Child was born in and was raised in Marlborough, Wiltshire , where her father led the art department at Marlborough College and her mother taught primary school. She later changed her first name to Lauren. Between and she worked for the design agency Big Fish and includes its founder Perry Haydn Taylor in the dedications of her books. Two picture books both written and illustrated by Child were published in , and also issued in the U. Child's illustrations contain different media including magazine cuttings, collage, material and photography as well as traditional watercolours.
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Charlie and Lola are fictional children created by the English writer and illustrator Lauren Child in They were introduced in a series of picture books and later adapted as animated television characters. Lola is an energetic, imaginative little girl; Charlie is her patient and kind older brother who is always willing to help Lola learn and grow. Charlie and Lola's parents, as well as their friends' parents, are often mentioned, but never seen. For that first book in the series, Child won the Kate Greenaway All-Medal Trophy from the Library Association , recognising the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject. For the 50th anniversary of the Medal — it was named one of the top ten winning works, selected by a panel to compose the ballot for a public election of the all-time favourite.