A new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book from the bestselling, multi award-winning author and artist, Lauren Child. Charlie and Lola return in a perfectly funny, perfectly formed picture book that sees top negotiator Lola take on numbers in everyday life and bend them to her endearing and unique will. A brilliant book to introduce the non-scary nature of counting and sums to very young children, One Thing is vintage Lauren Child: an immediate and enduring classic to delight fans new and old the world over. "A brilliant book to read and share again and again." The Bookseller It's numeracy at its most joyful and positive, and a brilliant way to get young minds excited about maths - Teach Early Years I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny. Sometimes for a treat, Mum says, "We are going to the shops and you may choose one thing." "One thing to share?" says Lola. I say, "One thing for you and one thing for me, which means two actual things."