Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson

Girls Out Late

Written by Jacqueline Wilson
Part of the Girls Series

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Girls always tend to disagree with their parents on what time they must be home when out with their mates but Jacqueline shows us all how this issue can work for both teenager and parent in yet another brilliantly written novel of growing up towards adulthood.


Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson

Nine o'clock. That's when I have to be home. Dad thinks it's not safe any later. But then the most amazing things happen. Out with my best friends, gorgeous Magda and super-cool Nadine, I meet a boy. And it's "me" he's interested in. But will he stay interested in a girl who has to be home by nine?

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The portrayal of the girls

-year-old's delight in hanging out with her friends and taking on the world The Times A surefire bestseller for everyone The Bookseller Far more believable and emotionally valid than other fiction of its ilk The Scotsman

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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272 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Publication date

30th November 2003




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