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Maude the Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton
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Lauren Child has published many best-selling and award-winning books, including the hugely popular Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean series, as well as, more recently, the Ruby Redfort series. She has won numerous awards, including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Lauren Child lives in London. Trisha Krauss spent sixteen years working in New York for magazines and advertising agencies. Her work has been exhibited in New York and Rome. Maude the Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton is her first picture book. Trisha Krauss lives and works as an illustrator in London.

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Child's razor-sharp humor is in top form, and it's also a highly auspicious debut for Krauss, whose chic Wes Anderson meets New York Fashion Week aesthetic is as memorable as the Shrimptons themselves.
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Stylish... Energetic.
--Kirkus Reviews This cautionary tale is full of humor (if slightly dark at times) and would greatly enhance a language-arts lesson on descriptive writing. The clever, full-color, full-bleed illustrations incorporate a variety of highly noticeable patterns and text fonts. Maude blends into them well, and discovering where she is in any given picture adds to the fun of the book.
--School Library Journal Maude ... should strike a chord with any kid who prefers to blend into his or her surroundings. Maude does it quite literally, and the fun for readers is spotting her. ... Those with a taste for black humor will relish Maude's gift for camouflage -- a trait that suddenly seems quite useful
--Booklist Online

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