Tracy Beaker's Thumping Heart by Jacqueline Wilson


Tracy Beaker's Thumping Heart by Jacqueline Wilson

It's Valentine's Day in the Dumping Ground and Tracy Beaker is very scornful of all the fuss made about cards and presents...until she gets one herself! Weedy Peter has decided he wants Tracy to be his Valentine and he's given her his beloved nan's treasured gold locket. Tracy is over the moon - it must be worth a fortune! What could she sell it for...or swap it for...? Follow Tracy in this special Comic Relief adventure as she heads for fame and fortune. Will she swap Peter's locket live on TV? And is it possible that Tracy herself might lose her heart...?


A real nail-biter! Girl Talk

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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Multiple copy pack
Contains 10 copies of Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7 from 7 to 9 To 9


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Publication date

5th February 2009



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