Great Books to Read Aloud by Jacqueline Wilson

Great Books to Read Aloud

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

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‘Reading aloud is the best way to get your children hooked on books for life’ says Jacqueline Wilson.

You’ll find all the titles are available on Lovereading4kids and a good proportion of the titles in this book have extracts so you can ‘try before you buy’. We hope to have extracts of all 70 titles up on Lovereading4kids very soon.


Great Books to Read Aloud by Jacqueline Wilson

A guide to various books, for parents to read aloud to their children. This work features reading tips from experts and sample extracts from entertaining stories for various age groups. It also includes tips on reading aloud from children's reading experts.

About the Author

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson was our Guest Editor in February 2012. Click here to see her selection of books.

Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945, but spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine, filling in countless Woolworths’ exercise books as she grew up. As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine (which she was told was named after her!) before turning to writing novels full-time.

Jacqueline is one of the nation’s favourite authors, and her books are loved and cherished by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world. According to a recent Mori poll, Jacqueline was voted English children favourite children’s author. She has sold millions of books and in the UK alone the total stands at over 25 million!

In 2002 Jacqueline was awarded the OBE for services to literacy in schools and from 2005 to 2007 she was the Children’s Laureate. In 2008 she became Dame Jacqueline Wilson.

2011 saw the 20th Anniversary of her best known novel, The Story of Tracy Beaker,which is not only still hugely popular but has given life to two sequels and an award-winning TV series for CBBC.

Click here to download an interview with Jacqueline.

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4th May 2006




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