Jacqueline Wilson - Author

About the Author

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.

One of Jacqueline’s most successful and enduring creations has been the famous Tracy Beaker, who first appeared in 1991 in The Story of Tracy Beaker. This was also the first of her books to be illustrated by Nick Sharratt. Since then Jacqueline has been on countless awards shortlists and has gone on to win many awards. The Illustrated Mum won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award, the 1999 Children’s Book of the Year at the British Book Awards and was also shortlisted for the 1999 Whitbread Children’s Book Award. Double Act won the prestigious Smarties Medal and the Children’s Book Award as well as being highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. The Story of Tracy Beaker won the 2002 Blue Peter People’s Choice Award.

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.

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Featured books by Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays

9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays is the perfect read for any fan. It's packed with brilliant short stories, puzzles, facts and activities all about summer holidays, and includes a very special brand-new story from Jacqueline. Join Tracy, Hetty and all your other favourite characters for the best summer ever!

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker is packed with brilliant Christmas stories, including a brand-new tale from Jacqueline, and classic favourite Starring Tracy Beaker, in which Jacqueline's most famous heroine gets the lead part in her Christmas play! There are festive puzzles, tasty Christmas recipes, perfect present tips, and fun Christmas facts. Merry Christmas from Jacqueline Wilson!

Diamond

Diamond

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2013

The fourth in the Hetty Feather series following the turmoils and adventures of a foundling girl in Victorian London. Click here for the full series.  

Sapphire Battersea

Sapphire Battersea

9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/09/2011

Best-selling Jacqueline Wilson’s enchantingly feisty Victorian heroine Hetty Feather is back in a new adventure. How Hetty continues to fight to belong to her own ‘family’ and against the constraints of her life as a foundling and the limited opportunities it affords her as she goes into service is full of drama and emotion. Hetty will never be satisfied until she can fulfil all her dreams and ambitions in a Victorian world vividly brought to life. Click here for the first adventure.

Sleepovers

Sleepovers

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Throughout Daisy's first year at the school, her friends plan ever-more elaborate sleepover parties for their birthdays. Daisy is dreading her own - she doesn't know what her friends will make of her rather special older sister ...

Candyfloss

Candyfloss

11+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade. Floss's parents are divorced, and she divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her new stepdad and her baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia. Making the difficult decision to stay at home, Floss moves in permanently with her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But disaster strikes - Dad's money troubles catch up with him and they have to move out of the cafe. They're homeless - but can their new fairground friends help out?

Lily Alone

Lily Alone

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/01/1970

CD- Audio. Jacqueline Wilson's storytelling powers are shown at their absolute best yet again in this brilliant story in which Lily must contend with 3 younger siblings while her mother is away with the new boyfriend and her step dad fails to turn up to look after them. How Lily copes or not at times at such a young and tender age is testament to her strength and fortitude and it provides the reader with someone to look up to and possibly even create as a role model. It's proof that being home alone isn't easy particularly when there are younger siblings to contend with and in the back of her mind the fear that the school or social services might find out.

Other books by Jacqueline Wilson

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

_____ Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling, ultra famous and TOTALLY BRILLIANT Tracy Beaker is BACK!! Tracy has returned, hand in hand with her daughter Jess, she's ready to make her childhood dreams come true. Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. They do everything together. Jess thinks Tracy is the best mum ever, even when she shouts at her teachers! Tracy has made the perfect home for Jess, leaving The Dumping Ground far behind her. Yes, their flat's a bit mouldy. It's only just big enough for two. And the Duke Estate is a bit scary. But it's their happy home. Until Sean Godfrey, Tracy's rich boyfriend, whisks them away to his mansion, life of fast cars and celebrity stardom. Will Jess's brilliant mum turn into a new person altogether? And will Tracy realise that her childhood dream might not be what she needs after all? Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most loved authors for a reason. Her characters never needed a cape, or a special power to be a hero to generations of children; just huge imaginations, a bit of fierceness and a big heart. And there is no hero fiercer or more iconic than Tracy. My Mum Tracy Beaker is a fantastic new story, reuniting readers with a much-loved old friend (and some old enemies. . .) Just like old times, it's packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt. _____ Praise for Tracy Beaker: `Wilson can still step effortlessly into the mind of a nine year old, and her chatty prose will sweep you along' - The Daily Telegraph `This warm-hearted story about the importance of family and friends is classic Jacqueline Wilson' - First News `[A] cosy woolly jumper of a book about wish fulfilment and its alternatives' - The Observer

Candi-Fflos

Candi-Fflos

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/11/2018

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

A fantastic new story featuring a much-loved old friend, this brilliant new book from Jacqueline Wilson is packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout.

I Dare You, Tracy Beaker Originally published as The Dare Game

I Dare You, Tracy Beaker Originally published as The Dare Game

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Previously published as bestselling book The Dare Game. I'M TRACY BEAKER, THE GREAT INVENTOR OF EXTREMELY OUTRAGEOUS DARES - AND I DARE YOU TO READ A MORE BRILLIANT STORY THAN THIS! I've bought a big fat purple notebook for writing down all my mega-manic ultra-scary stories in. But especially for my own story. Of how my foster-mum, Cam, has turned out to be a real meanie. No designer clothes, when I really need them. A pokey flat, and a horrible new school. No wonder I bunk off . . . Still, it will have to do until my real mum comes and gets me. And until then, no-one is going to be better at the Dare Game than Tracy Beaker!

The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2019

The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2019

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

An ideal present for any Jacqueline Wilson fan or budding diarist with uplifting and empowering messages throughout. Packed with puzzles, activities and fun facts about all sorts of fantastic girl heroes, there's room to fill your diary with your hopes, dreams and plans and much more. Features appearances from Jacqueline's best-loved characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, beautiful illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout and quotes from Jacqueline's bestselling books.

The Book of You

The Book of You

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

An interactive journal packed full of pages to fill in and record everything about YOU! - Draw your own family tree and friends tree - Share your ten worst things about school - Record your favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters - List the top worries you want to let go - Draw a self-portrait - What would you put in a time capsule? - and much, much more! Featuring characters from Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books and with fabulous illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout, this is a perfect gift for any child.

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2017

Are you longing for Christmas? Can't wait to warm yourself by the fireplace, drinking hot cocoa and toasting marshmallows? Hetty Feather's festive story is bound to get you in the Christmassy mood! ---------- An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations. Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other . . . Full of friendship, fun and festive cheer, this beautifully-packaged hardback is complete with stunning illustrations by Nick Sharratt and fabulous bonus material featuring fun facts about the Victorian Christmas.

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2017

The Get Creative Journal

The Get Creative Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Taking inspiration from Jacqueline Wilson's brilliant characters, fire your imagination and get your creative juices flowing with this boredom-busting activity journal, beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt and complete with space to record your ideas every day. Have a go at writing a tall tale like Tracy Beaker, drawing a sea creature with Ella from The Longest Whale Song and much more in this, the perfect gift for every Jacqueline Wilson fan!

Lowri Angel

Lowri Angel

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

Girls In Tears

Girls In Tears

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

The girls are back - but they're not very happy! Ellie's glorious romance with Russell is teetering on the rocks. Magda's lost her pet and is desperately upset (though the others didn't even know she had a hamster!). And Nadine is fed up with the other two lecturing her about the dangers of meeting someone from the internet IRL - she thinks the guy she's chatting to online is wonderful . . . Buckets of tears are wept and hundreds of tissues are sniffled into - can the girls survive these testing times? Books in the series: 1. Girls In Love 2. Girls Under Pressure 3. Girls Out Late 4. Girls In Tears

Clover Moon

Clover Moon

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2016

Clover Moon's imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage - and the chance - to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home? Introducing the brilliant and brave new heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

Monster Eyeballs

Monster Eyeballs

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A brilliant school story explroing themes of bullying and getting along, by award-winning author and former Children's Laureate Jaqueline Wilson. Perfect for children learning to read. Mark is the class bully. He loves scaring everyone. But has he met his match with Kate and the Monster Eyeballs? The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Clear type Up to 8 lines per page Bright, appealing pictures for added interest A variety of sentence structures A wider range of vocabulary Strong themes and characters to discuss All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Orange

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker is packed with brilliant Christmas stories, including a brand-new tale from Jacqueline, and classic favourite Starring Tracy Beaker, in which Jacqueline's most famous heroine gets the lead part in her Christmas play! There are festive puzzles, tasty Christmas recipes, perfect present tips, fun Christmas facts and a guide to making your own Christmas tree decorations. Merry Christmas from Jacqueline Wilson!

Jacqueline Wilson Friendship Journal

Jacqueline Wilson Friendship Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Do you have a best friend? Maybe you have a big group of them - or just one special friend, who you share all your secrets with. This pretty Friendship Journal is the perfect place to record your friendship, and it's packed with fun friendship-themed activities, puzzles and quizzes, as well as friendship advice from your favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters!

Hetty Feather Journal

Hetty Feather Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

When Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby, she is left on the steps of the Foundling Hospital in London. So begins her exciting, fascinating and utterly original story. The Hetty Feather Journal is the perfect gift for any fan, packed with fun puzzles, amazing activities, and fascinating facts. You can test yourself on how well you know Hetty's tale, learn all about Hetty's Victorian world, and write your very own life story - just like Hetty!

Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2015

London, 1876. Hetty Feather is a tiny, fiery-haired baby when her mother leaves her on the steps of the Foundling Hospital. Sent to live with a foster family in the country until she is big enough to go to school, Hetty plays vivid imaginary games with her foster brothers. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus, and Hetty is mesmerised by the show - especially the stunning Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened when she must return to the Foundling Hospital to begin her education. The cruel matrons' strict regime is a terrible struggle for Hetty, and she desperately misses her beloved foster brother, Jem. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be Madame Adeline? Or will the truth be even more surprising? An original, compelling and utterly fascinating tale from one of the most beloved writers of our time, and now a major CBBC series.

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays

9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays is the perfect read for any fan. It's packed with brilliant short stories, puzzles, facts and activities all about summer holidays, and includes a very special brand-new story from Jacqueline. Join Tracy, Hetty and all your other favourite characters for the best summer ever!

Paws and Whiskers

Paws and Whiskers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. Includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself, Leonie's Pet Cat, as well as extracts from treasured classics such as The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more. This is a collection to enjoy and share for many years. For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.

Jacqueline Wilson Quiz Book

Jacqueline Wilson Quiz Book

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2014

A wonderful addition to the bookshelves of Jacqueline Wilson's fans , this quiz book means hours of fun! It's full of questions about all of her bestselling books, including THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER, DOUBLE ACT and THE ILLUSTRATED MUM, and also includes questions on Jacqueline herself! Perfect for testing friends, finding answers to all the things you always wanted to know about Jacqueline, and showing off how much of a fan you are.

Jacqueline Wilson Hobby Journal

Jacqueline Wilson Hobby Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

What's your hobby? Whether it's writing, baking, running or dancing, this gorgeous journal is the perfect place to record your achievements, and is packed with puzzles, activities, and ideas for fun new hobbies to try!

Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal

Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Have sweet dreams all year round with the Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal! It's packed with puzzles, fun facts, activities and quotes from your favourite Jacqueline Wilson stories. There's space to write in it every day, plus somewhere special to record all the dreams you've had each month. And there's a special note from Jacqueline herself!

Diamond

Diamond

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/06/2014

Diamond wasn't always a star. Born to penniless parents who longed for a strong, healthy son, she was a dainty, delicate daughter - and a bitter disappointment. Discovering an extraordinary gift for acrobatics, Diamond uses her talent to earn a few pennies, but brings shame on her family. When a mysterious, cruel-eyed stranger spots her performing, Diamond is sold - and is taken to become an acrobat at Tanglefield's Travelling Circus. The crowds adore Diamond, but life behind the velvet curtains is far from glamorous. Her wicked master forces Diamond to attempt ever more daring tricks, until she is terrified to step into the ring. But there are true friends to be found, too: the gentle Mister Marvel; the kindly Madame Adeline; and the glorious Emerald Star, Tanglefield's brand-new ringmaster, and Diamond's heroine. When life at the circus becomes too dangerous to bear any longer, what will the future hold for Diamond? And will her beloved Emerald be a part of it?

Ask Tracy Beaker and Friends

Ask Tracy Beaker and Friends

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

A brilliant book for Jacqueline Wilson fans - a magic-8 style book of answers. Every other page features a piece of advice from Tracy Beaker or another favourite character from Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books. Readers hold the book shut, ask themselves a question they're dying to know the answer to, then open the book at random and read whatever is on the page in front of them. Instant, magic answer!

Queenie

Queenie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2013

It's 1953, the year Elizabeth is to be crowned Queen of England. Elsie Kettle can't wait to go to London to see the celebrations on Coronation Day. Elsie lives with her Nan - her mum works as a showgirl, so she's not around very often. Spirited and imaginative, but often lonely, Elsie longs for a best friend. Luckily, she and Nan are very close; Elsie just wishes she was allowed a cat to keep her company sometimes. Then tragedy strikes. Nan and Elsie both fall ill with tuberculosis, and Elsie finds herself whisked away to the children's ward of the hospital. Confined to bed for months on end, Elsie finds it very hard to adapt to the hospital's strict regime. But she invents astonishing ways of entertaining the other children on the ward, and for the first time finds herself surrounded by true friends - including Queenie, the hospital's majestic white cat. Finally, Elsie is well enough to leave hospital. But before she does, she has one very special, very unexpected visitor...

Jacqueline Wilson Birthday Journal

Jacqueline Wilson Birthday Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/08/2013

There's nothing more exciting than a birthday party! This Birthday Journal is the perfect way to plan your own birthday, and to enjoy birthdays with all your friends. Packed with fun puzzles, tasty recipes, pretty gift ideas and a different party idea for each month, every birthday will be extra special this year!

Emerald Star

Emerald Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

A fantastic new adventure for brave, feisty Hetty Feather - one of Jacqueline Wilson's most well-loved characters. Since leaving the Foundling Hospital, Hetty has seen her fair share of drama, excitement, tragedy and loss. After the death of her beloved mama, she sets off to find a real home at last - starting with the search for her father. But Hetty is no longer a simple country girl, and begins to fear she'll never truly belong anywhere. And even when she is reunited with her beloved childhood sweetheart Jem, Hetty still longs for adventure - especially when an enchanting figure from her past makes an unexpected reappearance. Could a more exciting future lie ahead for Hetty?

The Story of Tracy Beaker

The Story of Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2013

STRICTLY PRIVATE. KEEP OUT ON PAIN OF DEATH. I'm Tracy Beaker - have you heard of me? I'm stuck in The Dumping Ground just at the moment, but I'm sure my Mum will come and get me soon. A certain Justine-Hateful-Littlewood has stolen my best friend Louise but I don't let it get me down. I never cry. Ever. I've done a bit of screaming and stamping in my time mind you ... I like eating birthday cake. And Smarties and Big Macs with French fries and strawberry milkshakes. I also like story writing. This is a story all about me - so I know you'll enjoy it! Includes exclusive material: In `The Backstory' you can read an interview with Jacqueline Wilson and take Nick Sharratt's drawing challenge! Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Jacqueline Wilson's Funny Girls Previously published as The Jacqueline Wilson Collection

Jacqueline Wilson's Funny Girls Previously published as The Jacqueline Wilson Collection

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2012

THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most incredible dynamic heart-rending story. Honest. SHORTLISTED FOR THE SMARTIES PRIZE AND THE CARNEGIE MEDAL THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR I'm Elsa, and I'm hoping to be a big star one day. I tell jokes all the time to try and cheer my family up. Trouble is, no-one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel . . . WINNER OF THE YOUNG TELEGRAPH FULLY BOOKED AWARD

Sapphire Battersea

Sapphire Battersea

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

Hetty Feather is a Foundling Hospital girl and was given her name when she was left there as a baby. When she is reunited with her mother, she hopes her beautiful new name, Sapphire Battersea, will also mean a new life! But things don't always go as planned... Follow the twists and turns of Hetty's adventure as she goes out to work as a maid for a wealthy man. She longs to be reunited with her childhood sweetheart Jem - but also finds a new sweetheart, Bertie the butcher's boy, who whisks her away from her chores to experience the delights of the funfair! But Hetty's life may also take a darker path. Can she cope with the trials ahead?

The Tracy Beaker Trilogy

The Tracy Beaker Trilogy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2012

'I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most incredible, dynamic, heart-rending story. Honest.' Ten-year-old Tracy is one of the most popular and well-loved children's book characters ever created. She lives in a Children's Home but would like a real home one day, with a real family. Meet feisty, funny Tracy, follow her adventures and share her hopes for the future in these three beautifully observed, hilarious and touching tales, all told in Tracy's own words. Featuring: THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER STARRING TRACY BEAKER and THE DARE GAME Plus an exclusive letter from Jacqueline Wilson about how Tracy was created!

Big Day Out

Big Day Out

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: eBook Release Date: 23/02/2012

Enjoy four very special days out this World Book Day, in this collection of fun short stories from Jacqueline Wilson. From a trip to the country to a seaside outing and a funfair adventure, Big Day Out is a wonderful treat for dedicated fans of Jacqueline Wilson, and for readers who are discovering her for the very first time.

Rapunzel: A Magic Beans Story

Rapunzel: A Magic Beans Story

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: eBook Release Date: 22/12/2011

When Rapunzel is banished to a tall tower in the middle of the woods, escape seems impossible. Can she use her long locks to escape from her evil stepmother and find her prince? This story is a magic bean. It may not look much like a bean, but I can promise you that it is. For if you plant it in a young mind, it will grow into a love of story and reading. These beans are favourite fairytales and legends that will delight, thrill and thoroughly entertain. Each story has been brilliantly crafted by one of the best-loved writers for children. This story was published by David Fickling Books as part of the Magic Beans anthology. The complete anthology is available in hardback and in ebook format.

The Monster Story-Teller

The Monster Story-Teller

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2011

One morning at school, Natalie is very bored. Then she has a big surprise - there is a tiny monster at the window, waving at her! Suddenly Natalie's day is much more exciting ...They whizz off together for some monster fun, and soon Natalie has lots of special stories to tell!

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Dinah feels sad. Her class has gone on a school trip to see the dinosaurs at the museum, and everyone else has a tasty packed lunch - except Dinah. Until a funny new friend decides to help ...Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch - but there is an even bigger surprise in store!

My Summer Holiday Journal

My Summer Holiday Journal

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2011

Summer holidays are finally here! Fans of Jacqueline Wilson can enjoy every single moment with this bright, fun Holiday Journal from their favourite mega-bestselling author. There's a quiz, a page of pretty stickers, a scrapbook, and space to write a diary throughout the holiday, plus lots and lots more. Illustrated throughout, it's the perfect way to plan your best holiday ever, and to record all your special memories.

My Secret Diary

My Secret Diary

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

A wonderfully written and engaging teenage memoir: read all about Jacqueline's problems with her family, her first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager; learn all about the music and books she loved, her troubled school life and her parents' difficult relationship. Written in Jacqueline's usual and inimitable style, this will be fascinating reading for her fans, and for anyone who's interested in what life in the UK was like in the fifties and sixties.

The Tracy Beaker Quiz Book

The Tracy Beaker Quiz Book

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2009

Test your knowledge with the most amazing Tracy Beaker quiz book! Show off to all your friends and test them too. An interactive quiz book starring the irrepressible Tracy Beaker. Ideal for use whilst travelling on holiday, in party games or at sleepovers, this is a perfect gift for all Jacqueline Wilson fans. Contains wicked word searches, outrageous dares, Cam's Top 10 Super Reads and even a recipe for home-made burgers.

The Cat Mummy

The Cat Mummy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Verity adores her cat, Mabel, and is desperately sad when she dies. Remembering her recent school lessons about the Ancient Egyptians, Verity decides to mummify Mabel and keep her hidden. Verity's dad and grandparents can't bear to talk about death, having lost Verity's mum several years ago - but when they eventually discover what Verity has done, the whole family realises it's time to talk. A superb handling of bereavement in Jacqueline Wilson's uniquely accessible and enjoyable style, for younger readers.

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a Crazy Bucket Race, Tim's adventure holiday promises to be full of action. There's just one problem: he is hopeless at sports of any kind. Can Tim survive the horrors of a week absolutely packed with activity? Can his team - the Tigers - be the overall champions? There are some surprises in store for everyone!

Secrets (stage version)

Secrets (stage version)

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2009

In this stage adaptation of the bestselling children's favorite, India compensates for her neglectful parents by burying herself in Anne Frank's Diary - and in her new friendship with Treasure, who has run away from home.

The Suitcase Kid (stage version

The Suitcase Kid (stage version

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2009

In this stage adaptation of the children's favorite, Andrea is condemned to shuttling between her Mum and Dad when each takes up with a new partner...

Totally Jacqueline Wilson

Totally Jacqueline Wilson

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2008

A lavish, full-colour extravaganza - ideal as a present for any Jacqueline Wilson fan. Filled with pieces about Jacky's books, quizzes, ideas for parties, hobbies and games - and fantastic new stories from Jacqueline too. Also features a What Happened Next page, an article on how to get Jacqueline's glam look, and how to draw like Nick Sharratt. This edition with a gorgeous sparkly cover is a beautiful gift that will be treasured by her fans.

The Lottie Project

The Lottie Project

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2008

Hi! I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte - ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven - like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do . . .

Midnight

Midnight

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2008

Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will, and when a shocking secret about Will's past is revealed, things get even worse. Violet retreats further into her own fantasy world, built around the fairy characters created by her favourite author, Casper Dream. The arrival of a new girl at school, Jasmine, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better. But is Jasmine a true friend? And will Violet ever manage to break free of Will's spell?

Clean Break

Clean Break

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2008

Em adores her funny, glamorous dad - who cares if he's not her real father? He's wonderful to her, and to her little brother Maxie and sister Vita. True to form at Christmas, Dad gives them fantastic presents, including a real emerald ring for his little Princess Em. Unfortunately he's got another surprise in store - he's leaving them. Will Dad's well-meaning but chaotic attempts to keep seeing Em and the other children help the family come to terms with this new crisis? Or would they be better off with a clean break - just like Em's arm?

Kiss

Kiss

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2008

Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend and, deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'd end up married to each other. They even have a a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone. But as they become older, things are starting to change. Sylvie would still rather spend all her time with Carl - but Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. Now, Carl seems much less happy to be called Sylvie's boyfriend - and in a game of spin the bottle, he avoids having to kiss her. Sylvie can tell his feelings have changed and that their future together might not be so clear-cut after all. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all? Touching and compelling, Kiss is a delicately handled coming-of-age tale of first love by award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

Jacky Daydream

Jacky Daydream

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Lots of Jacqueline Wilson's characters are well-known and well-loved by thousands of readers: Hetty Feather, Ruby and Garnet, Pearl and Jodie, Elsa, Lily and, of course, the brilliant Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? Jacqueline takes a look back at her own childhood and teenage years in this captivating story of friendships, loneliness, books, family life and much more. She explores her past with the same warmth and lightness of touch that make her novels so special. Best of all, she reveals how she was always determined to be a writer; from the very first story she wrote, it was clear that this little girl had a very vivid imagination! But who would've guessed that she would grow up to be the mega-bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson? With original photographs and new illustrations by Nick Sharratt, this book is a delight for all of Jacky's fans, and a treat for any new readers too.

The Worry Website

The Worry Website

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Is anything bothering you? Problems in class or at home? Don't know where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website! Type in your worry and wait for the good advice to flow in. At least that's the plan when Mr Speed sets up his super-cool new Worry Website. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest of the class think they've got shedloads of worries. But, as they find out, sometimes the best advice comes from the most unexpected place.

The Monster Story-Teller

The Monster Story-Teller

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Monster Planet, here we come! One morning at school, Natalie is feeling bored - until a tiny monster waves at her from a plant on the classroom window sill. The monster whizzes her off in his mini flying saurcer for some MONSTER FUN. Now Natalie really has some monster stories to tell. An exciting and funny adventure from the award-winning author of THE DINOSAUR'S PACKED LUNCH.

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

A hand reached out and patted Dinah on the shoulder. A large scaly hand with a spiked thumb! On a school trip to see the dinosaurs in the museum, everyone in the class has a packed lunch. Everyone, that is, except for Dinah. Until a friendly iguanodon decides to help ...Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch - and a huge surprise to come!

Lizzie Zipmouth

Lizzie Zipmouth

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Lizzie refuses to speak. She doesn't want to talk to Rory or Jake, her new stepbrothers. Or to Sam, their dad. Or even to her mum. She's completely fed up with having to join a new family, and nothing can convince her to speak to them. Not football, not pizza, not a new bedroom. That is, until she meets Great-Gran - a member of the new family who is even more stubborn than she is . . .

Sleepovers

Sleepovers

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/03/2008

Throughout Daisy's first year at the school, her friends plan ever-more elaborate sleepover parties for their birthdays. Daisy is dreading her own - she doesn't know what her friends will make of her rather special older sister ...

The Mum-Minder

The Mum-Minder

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2008

I'm Sadie and I'm nearly nine. Mum's a childminder, but she doesn't have to mind me. I can mind myself, easy-peasy. Lucky for Mum, because now she's got the flu, so I've got to mind her - and help with all the babies!

Story Of Tracy Beaker, The & Dare Game

Story Of Tracy Beaker, The & Dare Game

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: eBook Release Date: 04/02/2008

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Jacqueline Wilson's favourite character, Tracy Beaker, who lives in a children's home. Ten-year-old Tracy is smart and full of energy but more than anything she wants love. In 'The Story of Tracy Beaker', Tracy doesn't know where her mum lives but that doesn't stop her having long imaginary conversations with her. She's had two foster families before which haven't worked out, but hopes a woman named Cam will be her next foster mum. In 'The Dare Game' Tracy is now living with Cam and starting a new school. Things seem to be looking up for Tracy - but then the trouble begins. She has a horrible teacher, the other kids laugh at her and things between her and Cam aren't going as well as expected. Tracy's friends, Alexander and Football, are having their own problems too. Then one day, out of the blue, who should appear but Tracy's long-lost mum. Starring Victoria O'Donnell as Tracy and Rebecca Front as Cam.

Girls Under Pressure

Girls Under Pressure

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2007

Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic'. And Ellie . . . well, Ellie is just plain normal. The three girls have been best friends forever, but now Ellie is convinced she's fat, Nadine wants to be a model, and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea. The pressure is on for them to change the way they look - but can they learn to love themselves, just the way they are? Books in the series: 1. Girls in Love 2. Girls Under Pressure 3. Girls Out Late 4. Girls in Tears

Girls In Love

Girls In Love

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2007

Meet Ellie and her best friends Nadine and Magda, three teenage girls just starting Year Nine with a lot on their minds - mainly boys! Told in the bright, sparky and authentic voice of Ellie, Girls in Love is a funny, frank and revealing look at their friendships, problems and heartaches that older fans of bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson will adore. Books in the series: 1. Girls in Love 2. Girls Under Pressure 3. Girls Out Late 4. Girls in Tears

Candyfloss

Candyfloss

11+ readers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade. Floss's parents are divorced, and she divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her new stepdad and her baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia. Making the difficult decision to stay at home, Floss moves in permanently with her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But disaster strikes - Dad's money troubles catch up with him and they have to move out of the cafe. They're homeless - but can their new fairground friends help out?

Vicky Angel

Vicky Angel

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

'You look as if you've seen a ghost!' Jade is so used to living in the shadow of Vicky, her loud, confident best friend, that when a tragic accident occurs, she can hardly believe that Vicky's no longer around. But Vicky's a sparky girl who's not going to let a small thing like being dead stop her from living life to the full! Whether Jade is in lessons, out running or tentatively trying to make new friends, Vicky is determined to make her presence felt . . .

The Diamond Girls

The Diamond Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Dixie is the youngest Diamond girl. She and her sisters - dreamy Martine, glamorous Rochelle and tough Jude - could hardly be more different, but their mum has always tried to teach them the value of sticking together. Now Mum's expecting yet another baby, and she's convinced this one's a boy. She insists they move to a bigger place - but it's rough, dilapidated and filthy, and before they've even unpacked, Mum's gone into labour! Can the Diamond girls pull together in time for her to come home? And will anyone spot Mum's little secret but Dixie?

Secrets

Secrets

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

India lives in a large, luxurious house with a mum she can't stand and a dad she adores, though he hasn't had much time for her recently. She seeks solace in her journal, which she keeps in sincere imitation of her heroine, Anne Frank. Treasure lives on the local council estate with her loving and capable grandmother. She is devoted to her nan but lives in fear of having to go back to live with her mother and violent stepfather. A chance meeting sparks a great friendship between the girls. And when Treasure has to run away to avoid her stepfather, India comes up with a hiding place inspired by her favourite writer. India hasn't got a real secret annexe like Anne Frank - but she has got a hidden attic . . .

Dustbin Baby

Dustbin Baby

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

April knows she was abandoned in a rubbish bin as a newborn baby, fourteen years ago. Now she's happily settled with her foster mother, Marion - but there's a part of April that's desperate to know where she really came from, and who she really is. If only she could remember her real mother - or even find her . . . An engrossing, engaging and highly moving novel from the acclaimed bestseller Jacqueline Wilson.

The Suitcase Kid

The Suitcase Kid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2006

When my parents split up they didn't know what to do with me . . . My family always lived at Mulberry Cottage. Mum, Dad, me - and Radish, my Sylvanian rabbit. But now Mum lives with Bill the Baboon and his three kids. Dad lives with Carrie and her twins. And where do I live? I live out of a suitcase. One week with Mum's new family, one week with Dad's. It's as easy as A B C. That's what everyone says. But all I want is to go home - back to Mulberry Cottage...

Double Act

Double Act

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2006

Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do EVERYTHING together, especially since their mother died three years earlier - but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books. And when everything around the twins is changing so much, can being a double act work for ever?

Bad Girls

Bad Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2006

Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend. Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence on her daughter. But Mandy loves spending time with her brilliant new friend, and is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it . . . or could she?

Love Lessons

Love Lessons

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2006

Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. Forced to wear Mum's odd hand-made garments and forbidden from reading teenage magazines, they know they're very different to 'normal' girls - but when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, Prue suddenly discovers what it's like to have a little freedom. Sent to a real school for the first time, Prue struggles to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her kindly, young - and handsome - art teacher, Rax. They quickly bond, and Prue feels more and more drawn to him. As her feelings grow stronger, she begins to realise that he might feel the same way about her. But nothing could ever happen between them - could it?

Great Books to Read Aloud

Great Books to Read Aloud

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2006

This is a complete guide to all the best books for parents to read aloud to their children - that they'll all enjoy! This indispensable addition to any household features reading tips from experts and sample extracts from brilliantly entertaining stories for all age groups. With an introduction by Children's Laureate Jacqueline Wilson and recommendations from celebrity parents as diverse as Cherie Blair, Philip Pullman, Michael Palin and J K Rowling, it also features tips on reading aloud from children's reading experts.

The Werepuppy and the Werepuppy on Holiday

The Werepuppy and the Werepuppy on Holiday

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2005

Two brilliant books in one! 'He can't help being a bit wild, Mum. He's not like other dogs.' A scary werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs and Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. But when they go to the kennels to choose a puppy, Micky doesn't pick the smallest, the cutest, or the quietest dog...but for some strange reason is drawn to Wolfie - who turns out to be a werepuppy! Wolfie turns out to be LOTS of fun and also lots of mischief! So when Micky's family decide to go on holiday, Wolfie is banned from going. Micky is distraught. What fun is a holiday without Wolfie?

Video Rose and Mark Spark

Video Rose and Mark Spark

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2005

Two brilliant books in one! VIDEO ROSE Rose loves watching videos and is sat in front of the telly ALL the time. So when the video player breaks, it's a total nightmare! But then a very mysterious repair man comes to fix it. He gives Rose the power to forward and rewind her life and then Rose sees what really happens to someone who spends all their time in front of the TV... MARK SPARK IN THE DARK Everyone thinks Mark is the bravest boy in the whole school. But secretly Mark is afraid of the dark! One night, when he thinks his gran is in trouble, Mark is the only one who can help. Mark realises that ,when it matters, even he can face the dark!

The Werepuppy

The Werepuppy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/2004

A werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs. Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. To everyone's surprise - including Micky's - he chooses a werepuppy. But Wolfie turns out to be a very special pet - and a real joker.

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2004

This heady collection features love poems and prose excerpts by writers including Sappho, Shakespeare, Milton, the Brontes, and Wordsworth. Works are loosely arranged according to chapter headings drawn from particular poems, for instance Love Is a Sickness (after Samuel Daniel's poem), creating an engaging interchange of images and ideas, regardless of poet or era. As the title suggests, not every poem ends with a happily ever after; a Charlotte Mew poem reads, 'I so liked Spring last year/ Because you were here..../ This year's a different thing, --/ I'll not think of you.' A collection of classic poetry and prose based on the enduring themes of love and romance, with an introduction by prize-winning children's author Jacqueline Wilson. Includes material from the Romantics, Thomas Hardy, John Milton, Jane Austen, and Emily Bronte as well as Ovid, Catullus, and less well-known authors. Kate Agnew is a previous chair of the Children's Booksellers Association. She has also contributed to the Cambridge Guide to Children's Books and has edited several children's books. Jacqueline Wilson, OBE, is an internationally best-selling children's author.

Monster Eyeballs Blue Banana

Monster Eyeballs Blue Banana

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2002

A brilliant school story story by Jacqueline Wilson, told in her own definitive style for Egmont's Blue Banana series. Mark is the class bully. He loves scaring everyone. But has he met his match with Kate and the Monster Eyeballs? Blue bananas are illustrated books for NC Level 2 readers learning to tackle longer prose for the first time with the support of extensive illustrations and speech bubbles. They are carefully designed with education in mind, supporting children's understanding of vocabulary and punctuation. Blue Bananas explore the feelings and emotions of characters in a clear fashion.

Take a Good Look

Take a Good Look

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2001

Mary is fed up of being wrapped in cotton wool by her gran. Being blind doesn't mean that she can't look after herself. So Mary decides to go down to the sweetshop by herself for the first time but the trip is more eventful than she could ever have imagined and the shop is burgled whilst Mary is in there! How will she escape and get home safely?

Jacqueline Wilson Biscuit Barrel

Jacqueline Wilson Biscuit Barrel

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2001

Dip into Jacqueline Wilson's Biscuit Barrell - it's deliciously funny and full of unexpected treats! In CLIFFHANGER, Tim hates sports, so he's dreading a week of action-packed games on an adventure holiday. Luckily, his new friend Biscuits isn't very interested in the activities either - except for eating! And the boys return in BURIED ALIVE! for another trip - but this time they're in for an adventure of an unexpected kind!

Jacqueline Wilson's Superstars

Jacqueline Wilson's Superstars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2000

Two of Jacqueline Wilson's most popular stories together in one fantastic collection. In THE SUITCASE KID, Andy is struggling to cope with her parents' divorce: one week with Mum, one week with Dad. But all she wants is to go back to how things were before . . . Winner of the Children's Book Award In THE LOTTIE PROJECT, Charlie invents a Victorian servant girl as part of her school project. Lottie's life was very hard, but the two might have more in common that Charlie realised . . .

Buried Alive!

Buried Alive!

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1999

Tim can't wait to go on holiday - especially as he gets to bring his friend Biscuits along. But their trip unexpectedly becomes truly, terribly adventurous when an encounter with two local bully-boys threatens to disrupt the fun. Narrated by Tim and interspersed with revealing, illustrated extracts from Tim and Biscuits's holiday diaries, this is a wondefully enjoyable story from one of the most popular writers around that both girls and boys will love.

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/1998

Double Act Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do EVERYTHING together, especially since their mother died three years earlier - but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books. And when everything around the twins is changing so much, can being a double act work for ever? Bad Girls Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend. Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence on her daughter. But Mandy loves spending time with her brilliant new friend, and is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it . . . or could she?

Glubbslyme

Glubbslyme

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/1998

'Glubbslyme. You're magic!' When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond after a row with her best friend Sarah, she meets a very unusual new friend - a huge, warty toad! And Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and - best of all - he can work magic. Maybe, just maybe, he can help Rebecca be best friends with Sarah again . . .

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/1996

Each book in this series combines an original play and a set of individual Production Notes . The playscripts may be photocopied and distributed for classroom use. The Production Notes give practical help with casting, costumes, scenery and staging of the play itself. This play is based upon the traditional fairy story, where the Beast of the title turns out to be a gigantic slug with a slime problem. The running time of the play is approximately 45 minutes.

The Werepuppy on Holiday

The Werepuppy on Holiday

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/1995

'He can't help being a bit wild, Mum. He's not like other dogs.' A scary werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs and Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. But when they go to the kennels to choose a puppy, Micky doesn't pick the smallest, the cutest, or the quietest dog...but for some strange reason is drawn to Wolfie - who turns out to be a werepuppy! Wolfie turns out to be LOTS of fun and also lots of mischief! So when Micky's family decide to go on holiday, Wolfie is banned from going. Micky is distraught. What fun is a holiday without Wolfie?

Mark Spark in the Dark

Mark Spark in the Dark

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/1994

Everyone thinks Mark is the bravest boy in the whole school. But secretly Mark is afraid of the dark! One night, when he thinks his gran is in trouble, Mark is the only one who can help. But can Mark be brave enough to help his gran in the pitch black night-time...?

The Werepuppy

The Werepuppy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/1993

'He can't help being a bit wild, Mum. He's not like other dogs.' A scary werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs and Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. But when they go to the kennels to choose a puppy, Micky doesn't pick the smallest, the cutest, or the quietest dog...but for some strange reason is drawn to Wolfie - who turns out to be a werepuppy! A whole host of adventures lie ahead...

Video Rose

Video Rose

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/1969

Rose loves watching videos and is sat in front of the telly ALL the time. So when the video player breaks, it's a total nightmare! But then a very mysterious repair man comes to fix it. He gives Rose the power to forward and rewind her life and then Rose sees what really happens to someone who spends all their time in front of the TV...

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