Best Friends by Jacqueline Wilson
  

Best Friends

Written by Jacqueline Wilson
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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This is a real heart warming story that will trigger many thoughts in a young child’s mind – both sadness and happiness - but it will also provide the realisation that when best friends are separated it doesn’t mean that friendship is lost. Definitely well worth the read.

Synopsis

Best Friends by Jacqueline Wilson

Gemma and Alice, born on the same day, have been devoted best friends ever since. Despite Gemma's larger-than-life personality and Alice's quieter, calmer character, the two are inseparable -- until Alice has to move house, all the way to Scotland. Ages 8+.

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There's no stopping Jacqueline . . . * The Sunday Times * Wilson tells a story of laughter, love, tears, and trouble in this hilarious tale * The Good Book Guide * Read it. I'm sure you'll love it * Reading Matters * As ever, the storytelling is superb, the language direct, and the author shows her great skill in seeing things from a child's perspective * South Wales Argus * A really interesting book with something in it for everyone * Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle *

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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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Jacqueline Wilson
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

3rd March 2005

ISBN

9780440868514

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