Hello and welcome to this audio podcast version of our very first Live Streamed interview which took place at 11am on June 23rd 2015. Today, BookD was joined by author and illustrator Lauren Child . Lauren is the creator of the hugely successful Charlie and Lola picture books which have now been turned in to a TV show. She is also the author/illustrator of the Clarice Bean series. In 2009 she started a whole new world for her fans to explore – aimed for both boys and girls with a brand new character and a whole new set of truly awesome skills. Ruby Redfort is her name and so far there have been 4 books in the series - Look Into My Eyes, Take Your Last Breath, Catch Your Death and Feel The Fear.
Listen to Lauren talk about how drawing came first for her, her love of pars cours, and how you shouldn't worry about what everyone thinks of you!