Charlie and Lola: One Thing

Forget 123 (zzz). Charlie and Lola’s number book takes you from one to a billion. Small kids. Big minds. Sometimes for a treat, Mum takes Charlie and Lola to the shops and says they may choose one thing. “One thing to share?” Lola asks. No: one thing each, explains Charlie – which makes two things! Then Lola is nine minutes late getting ready. On the way, there are birds and bugs to count, and a squillion leaves on a tree… Why have ONE thing when you can have two? And why read boring counting books when you can laugh like crazy with Charlie and Lola? If you think numbers are scary, you’re wrong! Not when this cheeky pair are involved!

  • Charlie and Lola return in an exuberant counting book
  • Totally unique take on numbers, packed with visual appeal
  • Explores first counting in a fun-filled and non-scary way
  • Bestselling series which has won the Greenaway Medal

“A brilliant book to read and share again and again.” Bookseller

“Numeracy at its most joyful and positive.” Teach Early Years

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    Lauren Child

    Lauren Child is the creator of the hugely popular, award-winning Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort books.

    Awards

    Lauren Child has won the Nestle Smarties prize four times and the Kate Greenaway Prize for I Will Not Ever Eat a Tomato. Lauren has an MBE for Services to Literature, and in 2017 was named the Children’s Laureate 2017-19.

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