Children’s laureate Lauren Child on her new role, motherhood and creativity | Books | The GuardianO n the morning of her 30th birthday, Lauren Child woke up in her best friend's bed, which she was sharing for want of one of her own, and decided things had to change. After a fitful, frustrating university career a "disastrous" year studying art at Manchester; a disappointing mixed media course at City and Guilds she spent her 20s "floundering dreadfully", living hand-to-mouth in London "doing the odd mural, painting china and selling it. I felt," she says, "very lost. But that morning I was faced with the horrible reality. I thought, look at me! It was deeply depressing, but it woke me up. I realised I had to pull it together.
A life in books: Lauren Child
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Lauren Child MBE (born Helen Child; 29 November ) is an English children's author and Two picture books both written and illustrated by Child were published in , and also Charlie and Lola has been sold throughout the world, and won BAFTAs in for Best children's Television Show and Best Script.
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