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Rejoice Ruby Redfort Readers! Clarice Bean Author Signs Book Deal for New Stories

Lauren ChildLauren Child, author of the popular Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean picture books has signed a deal for six new stories.

Child will switch her focus to Ruby Redfort, Clarice Bean’s favorite literary character. Ruby, an undercover sleuth with a knack for solving mysteries will get her own book series starting next year.Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now by Lauren Child

Child has received letters from young fans requesting more information about Ruby and asking if Ruby Redfort books are real and available for purchase.

The deal with HarperCollins Children’s Books comes at the same time as  the 10th anniversary of the first Clarice Bean book, Clarice Bean, That’s Me in 1999. So there’s two good reasons for Lauren Child, not to mention parents and children, to celebrate!

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