Slightly Invisible (Charlie and Lola)

Author(s): Lauren Child

Paperback Picture Books

A classic Charlie and Lola story from Children's Laureate Lauren Child - in a brilliant board book, perfect for younger readers!

Charlie and his friend Marv are in search of strange and tricky creatures. They would like to search without Charlie's little sister Lola bothering them. But Lola wants to join in.

Luckily, Lola and her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, know exactly how to catch strange and tricky creatures. All they need is a tea set, a little cart and a rabbit. (And, of course, one or three drops of pink milk.)

This hilariously inventive tale will encourage your little ones to go on their own imaginative, make-believe adventures. (As well as striking a chord with frustrated siblings everywhere!)

"A witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with Charlie and Lola" Junior

"Lauren Child is a rare creature: someone who writes as brilliantly as she illustrates" Sunday Telegraph


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An absolutely new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book in paperback, from the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator, Lauren Child.

Exuberant, imaginative whirl of a story. -- Angels & Urchins 20100901 Glowing collages, complete with glitter spacesuits and stripy wool jumpers. -- Book Fest Guide 20100901 Fabulous new story. -- Families Magazine 20100901 Slightly Invisible will satisfy parents who've been longing for Charlie's Job-like patience with his recalcitrant younger sister to run out. -- Guardian 20101002 Lauren Child at her best. -- Families South West 20101201 Child is a rare creature: someone who writes as brilliantly as she illustrates. -- Sunday Telegraph 20101205 A witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with C&L in the first place. -- Junior 20101101 I love Lauren Child's work... Slightly Invisible perfectly captures the trials and tribulations of these two beloved characters. -- Cape Town Kids 20110301 A beautiful story for kids. -- Woman 20110516 a witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with Charlie and Lola in the first place. -- Junior 20110701 You can't beat a Charlie and Lola. -- Bournemouth Daily Echo 20111014 Funny story about the power of imagination is, as usual, complemented by Lauren Child's excellent collage illustrations. -- Scotsman 20111210 As entertaining as ever. -- Cork Evening Echo 20120301

Lauren Child has sold over 3 million books worldwide and is considered one of the most talented children's book author/illustrators working today. She won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestle Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat and the Nestle Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourites include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being met at the airport.

General Fields

  • : 9781408307922
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : 0.276
  • : August 2011
  • : 273mm X 251mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lauren Child
  • : chiefly col. ill
  • : 40
  • : [E]
  • : en
  • : Lauren Child
  • : 911
  • : Paperback