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Jacqueline Wilson - Author

About the Author

Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain’s bestselling and most beloved children’s authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold. As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children’s Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children’s Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings. 

Jacqueline Wilson was our Guest Editor in February 2012. Click here to download an interview with Jacqueline.

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!

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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!

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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.  

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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.

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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 ...

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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?

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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.

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Other books by Jacqueline Wilson

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

'Wild glamour, class conflict, buried secrets and a cameo appearance by Hetty Feather are all delivered with Wilson's inimitable, intensely readable flair, interspersed with Nick Sharratt's cheery illustrations' - The Guardian A new sparkling and glamorous novel from the beloved, bestselling children's author, Jacqueline Wilson! In a little cottage on the edge of the grand Somerset Estate, Mona lives with her aunt - a dressmaker to the lady of the house. Life on the edge of the Somerset Estate means that Mona knows she will never have a life full of beautiful clothes and riches. But soon, that will all change . . . When Lady Somerset dies and a new member of the family inherits the house, Mona is propelled into a life of razzle-dazzle parties, new Bohemian friends and wonderful trips to London. However, even with these changes Mona discovers that she cannot dance away from her past. A glittery trip back in time, from the author of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker!

We Are The Beaker Girls

We Are The Beaker Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 17/10/2019

Jacqueline Wilson's FUNNIEST, FIERCEST and most BELOVED new heroine JESS BEAKER returns for another AMAZING ADVENTURE. Jess and Tracy Beaker have found happiness in The Dumping Ground. Not that Dumping Ground- the children's home that Tracy grew up in- but a seaside antique shop full of treasures, along with Flo, the owner, and Alfie, their dog. Jess is looking for a fantastic new boyfriend for her mum (mostly because Tracy's awful ex Sean is back on the scene). But Jess has bigger problems of her own. She's being picked on by a local kid who's got it in for her. But when Jess uncovers the truth about her new enemy, it means big changes for the Beaker Girls... *The SEQUEL to the award-winning MY MUM TRACY BEAKER* ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 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

We Are The Beaker Girls

We Are The Beaker Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Jess Beaker is having an amazing summer at her new seaside home! Jess and her mum Tracy have left the Duke Estate behind them, and have moved to Cooksea. They have new friends, their dog Alfie, and they're running an antiques shop called... The Dumping Ground! But as lovely as it is to live by the sea, trouble still seems to be following the Beaker Girls. Horrible Sean is back on the scene, a local kid is picking on Jess, and their beloved Cam isn't just round the corner anymore. Can the Beaker Girls make a success of their new life? Tracy won't go rushing back to that awful boyfriend ... will she? The totally hilarious and mega-brilliant Jess and Tracy Beaker return in this fantastic story of unconventional families, and unconditional love. 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

Rose Rivers

Rose Rivers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

A wonderful story starring old friends and new from the much-beloved Victorian world of Hetty Feather. Rose Rivers lives in a beautiful house with her artist father, her difficult, fragile mother and her many siblings. She has everything money can buy - but she feels as though life isn't fair for girls and poor people. Why can't she be educated at school like her brother? Why can't she learn to become a famous artist like her father? Why is life so unfair for people who were not born rich? When a young girl, Clover Moon, joins the household as a nursemaid to Rose's troubled sister Beth, and she meets her father's bohemian protege Paris Walker, she starts to learn more about the wider world. Will Paris help Rose finally achieve her dreams? And will she be able to help Clover find her own dream? ---------------- Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose Rivers is a brilliant addition to Hetty Feather's world, by the beloved award-winning and bestselling Jacqueline Wilson.

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

`Wild glamour, class conflict, buried secrets and a cameo appearance by Hetty Feather are all delivered with Wilson's inimitable, intensely readable flair, interspersed with Nick Sharratt's cheery illustrations' - The Guardian A new sparkling and glamorous novel from the beloved, bestselling children's author, Jacqueline Wilson! In a little cottage on the edge of the grand Somerset Estate, Mona lives with her aunt - a dressmaker to the lady of the house. Life on the edge of the Somerset Estate means that Mona knows she will never have a life full of beautiful clothes and riches. But soon, that will all change . . . When Lady Somerset dies and a new member of the family inherits the house, Mona is propelled into a life of razzle-dazzle parties, new Bohemian friends and wonderful trips to London. However, even with these changes Mona discovers that she cannot dance away from her past. A glittery trip back in time, from the author of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker!

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/04/2019

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 18/04/2019

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

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

A heart-warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love; the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old(er). Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018! One of The Observer's Best Children's Books of 2018! _____ Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling, ultra famous and TOTALLY BRILLIANT Tracy Beaker is BACK!! Tracy has returned, hand in hand with her daughter Jess, and 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

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

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 . . .

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2018

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.

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

A heart-warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love; the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old(er). Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018! One of The Observer's Best Children's Books of 2018! _____ 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

Rose Rivers

Rose Rivers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2018

A wonderful story starring old friends and new from the much-beloved Victorian world of Hetty Feather. Rose Rivers lives in a beautiful house with her artist father, her difficult, fragile mother and her many siblings. She has everything money can buy - but she's not satisfied. Why can't she be sent away to a good school like her twin brother? Why can't she learn to become a famous artist like her father or his friend Paris Walker? Why is life so unfair for people who were not born rich? When a young girl, Clover Moon, joins the household as a nursemaid to Rose's troubled sister Beth, Rose finds a true friend for the first time and she starts to learn more about the world outside. Will Rose finally achieve her dreams? And will she be able to help Clover find her own dream? ---------------- Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose Rivers is a brilliant new addition to Hetty Feather's world, by the award-winning and bestselling Jacqueline Wilson.

Katy TV Tie-In

Katy TV Tie-In

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

As seen on CBBC! Inspired by Susan Coolidge's classic What Katy Did, read Jacqueline Wilson's modern day take on the story about the feisty tomboy heroine. Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family. She loves messing around outdoors, climbing on the garage roof, or up a tree, cycling, skateboarding, swinging... But her life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Katy is an irresistible modern version of a much-loved classic. Perfect for young readers of 9+, fans of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker will fall in love with Katy and her family too.

Wave Me Goodbye

Wave Me Goodbye

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, ten-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn't know where she's going, or what's going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she's going on 'a little holiday'. Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie - and their experiences living in the strange, half-empty Red House, with the mysterious and reclusive Mrs Waverley, will change their lives for ever. Award-winning, bestselling and beloved author Jacqueline Wilson turns to this period of history for the first time, in this beautiful, moving story of friendship and bravery against the backdrop of the worst conflict the world has ever known.

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

Wave Me Goodbye

Wave Me Goodbye

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/07/2017

Wave Me Goodbye

Wave Me Goodbye

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/07/2017

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!

Clover Moon

Clover Moon

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2017

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 a brilliant and brave heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

Wave Me Goodbye

Wave Me Goodbye

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2017

September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, ten-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn't know where she's going, or what's going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she's going on 'a little holiday'. Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie - and their experiences living in the strange, half-empty Red House, with the mysterious and reclusive Mrs Waverley, will change their lives for ever. Award-winning, bestselling and beloved author Jacqueline Wilson turns to this period of history for the first time, in this beautiful, moving story of friendship and bravery against the backdrop of the worst conflict the world has ever known.

Clover Moon

Clover Moon

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 24/03/2017

Clover Moon

Clover Moon

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 24/03/2017

Rent a Bridesmaid

Rent a Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2017

Tilly can't believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly's favourite daydream, she's wearing the most beautiful bridesmaid dress and walking down the aisle behind a bride. The one wedding she'd really love to attend is her own mum and dad's - but it seems like that's never going to happen. So Tilly decides to make her own dream come true, and puts a notice in the local shop, advertising her services as a bridesmaid. And to her amazement, she gets a reply . . . A fabulous, funny and moving story about finding family and friendship in all sorts of places, from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and Katy.

The Jacqueline Wilson Colouring Book

The Jacqueline Wilson Colouring Book

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

Little Stars

Little Stars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2016

Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield's Travelling Circus with her dearest friend Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby's show, alongside many colourful acts - including an old friend from Hetty's past, Flirty Bertie. But the Cavalcade proves a dangerous place, and Hetty must fight to protect her darling Diamond, who longs for a normal childhood. Meanwhile, Hetty struggles to understand her feelings for Bertie - and for Jem, whom she has never forgotten. Hetty dreams of a glittering future for herself and Diamond. The bright lights of the London theatre world beckon - will Hetty become a true star? Starring a cast of wonderful characters, both old favourites and new, this is the fifth fabulous Hetty Feather story.

Rent a Bridesmaid

Rent a Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2016

Tilly can't believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly's favourite daydream, she's kitted out in the most beautiful bridesmaid dress, walking down the aisle behind a beautiful bride. The one wedding she'd really like to attend is her own mum and dad's. But as that's never going to happen, it's time for Tilly to make her own dream come true - and put her bridesmaid services up for hire . . . A fabulous, funny and moving story about the power of friendship from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and Katy. Full of beautiful illustrations by much-loved illustrator, Nick Sharratt.

Katy

Katy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

As seen on CBBC! Inspired by Susan Coolidge's classic What Katy Did, read Jacqueline Wilson's modern day take on the story about the feisty tomboy heroine. Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family. She loves messing around outdoors, climbing on the garage roof, or up a tree, cycling, skateboarding, swinging... But her life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Katy is an irresistible modern version of a much-loved classic. Perfect for young readers of 9+, fans of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker will fall in love with Katy and her family too.

Rent a Bridesmaid

Rent a Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2016

Rent a Bridesmaid

Rent a Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2016

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 Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2015

Tina is a triplet, but she's always been the odd one out. Her sisters Phil and Maddie are bigger and stronger and better at just about everything. Luckily, they look after teeny-tiny Tina wherever they go - but when the girls start in scary, super-strict Miss Lovejoy's class, they're split up, and Tina has to fend for herself for the first time. Tina is horrified when she's paired up with angry bully Selma, who nobody wants to be friends with. But when Miss Lovejoy asks them to help her create a butterfly garden in the school playground, Tina discovers she doesn't always need her sisters - and that there's a lot more to Selma than first meets the eye. A beautiful, heartwarming story about friendship, confidence and becoming your own person, from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and Sleepovers.

Little Stars

Little Stars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2015

Little Stars

Little Stars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2015

Little Stars

Little Stars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield's Travelling Circus with her dearest friend Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby's show, alongside many colourful acts - including an old friend from Hetty's past, Flirty Bertie. But the Cavalcade proves a dangerous place, and Hetty must fight to protect her darling Diamond, who longs for a normal childhood. Meanwhile, Hetty struggles to understand her feelings for Bertie - and for Jem, whom she has never forgotten. Hetty dreams of a glittering future for herself and Diamond. The bright lights of the London theatre world beckon - will Hetty become a true star? Starring a cast of wonderful characters, both old favourites and new, this is the fifth fabulous Hetty Feather story.

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 lots of festive fun! Including: - Brilliant Christmas stories - A classic favourite- Starring Tracy Beaker - An exclusive, brand-new story from Jacqueline - Festive puzzles - Tasty Christmas recipes - Perfect present tips - Fun Christmas facts - 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!

Katy

Katy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2015

Katy's life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Inspired by the much-loved classic, What Katy Did, bestselling children's favourite Jacqueline Wilson creates an irresistible modern version for the twenty-first-century. Fans of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker will fall in love with Katy and her family too.

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!

Opal Plumstead

Opal Plumstead

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

From the beloved children's author of Hetty Feather, Tracy Beaker and Rose Rivers. Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent. Yet her scholarship and dreams of university are snatched away when her father is sent to prison, and fourteen-year-old Opal must start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory to support her family. She struggles to get along with her other workers, who think she's snobby and stuck up. But Opal idolises Mrs Roberts, the factory's beautiful, dignified owner. The best thing about Mrs Roberts? She's a suffragette! Opal's world is opened to Mrs Pankhurst, and the fight to give women the right to vote. And when Opal meets Morgan, Mrs Roberts' handsome son , and heir to Fairy Glen- she believes she's found her soulmate. But the First World War is about to begin, and will change Opal's life for ever. A brilliantly gripping wartime story from the bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

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

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

Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays is the perfect summer read for any fan! Don't just spend your summer holiday with just one pal from Jacqueline Wilson's world, hang out with a whole bunch of them! As well as puzzles, fun facts and activities this bumper book also features short stories from: Tracy Beaker Hetty Feather Beauty (from Cookie) Gemma (from Best Friends) Lily (from Lily Alone) Plus a holiday adventure with Tim and Biscuits from Cliffhanger! Whether you're spending the day making sandcastles on the beach, or spending all your pocket money in the seafront arcades, it's going to be an amazing summer with Jacqueline Wilson!

Vicky Angel

Vicky Angel

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

Love Lessons

Love Lessons

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

The Longest Whale Song

The Longest Whale Song

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

Lola Rose

Lola Rose

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/04/2015

Lizzie Zipmouth

Lizzie Zipmouth

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/03/2015

How to Survive Summer Camp

How to Survive Summer Camp

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/03/2015

Video Rose

Video Rose

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/03/2015

The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Tina is a triplet, but she's always been the odd one out. Her sisters Phil and Maddie are bigger and stronger and better at just about everything. Luckily, they look after teeny-tiny Tina wherever they go - but when the girls start in scary, super-strict Miss Lovejoy's class, they're split up, and Tina has to fend for herself for the first time. Tina is horrified when she's paired up with angry bully Selma, who nobody wants to be friends with. But when Miss Lovejoy asks them to help her create a butterfly garden in the school playground, Tina discovers she doesn't always need her sisters - and that there's a lot more to Selma than first meets the eye. A beautiful, heartwarming story about friendship, confidence and becoming your own person, from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and Sleepovers.

The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 12/02/2015

The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 12/02/2015

The Diamond Girls

The Diamond Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

Double Act

Double Act

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

The Worst Thing About My Sister

The Worst Thing About My Sister

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

Sleepovers

Sleepovers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

Lily Alone

Lily Alone

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

The Dare Game

The Dare Game

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/01/2015

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.

My Sister Jodie

My Sister Jodie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

Cookie

Cookie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

Glubbslyme

Glubbslyme

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

Clean Break

Clean Break

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

The Lottie Project

The Lottie Project

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

The Story of Tracy Beaker

The Story of Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/01/2015

Starring Tracy Beaker

Starring Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/01/2015

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.

Kiss

Kiss

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

The Bed and Breakfast Star

The Bed and Breakfast Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Dustbin Baby

Dustbin Baby

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Four Children and It

Four Children and It

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Bad Girls

Bad Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

The Cat Mummy

The Cat Mummy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Best Friends

Best Friends

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Candyfloss

Candyfloss

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Queenie

Queenie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

The Illustrated Mum

The Illustrated Mum

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2014

Opal Plumstead

Opal Plumstead

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent. Yet her scholarship and dreams of university are snatched away when her father is sent to prison, and fourteen-year-old Opal must start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory to support her family. Opal struggles to get along with the other workers, who think her snobby and stuck-up. But Opal idolises Mrs Roberts, the factory's beautiful, dignified owner, who introduces Opal to the legendary Mrs Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes. And when Opal meets Morgan - Mrs Roberts' handsome son, and the heir to Fairy Glen - she believes she has found her soulmate. But the First World War is about to begin, and will change Opal's life for ever. This is the brilliantly gripping new story from the bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

Opal Plumstead

Opal Plumstead

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 09/10/2014

Starring Tracy Beaker

Starring Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/10/2014

Werepuppy and The Werepuppy on Holiday

Werepuppy and The Werepuppy on Holiday

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/10/2014

The Dare Game

The Dare Game

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/10/2014

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback 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!

Girls in Tears

Girls in Tears

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/09/2014

Girls Under Pressure

Girls Under Pressure

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/09/2014

Mark Spark in the Dark and Jimmy Jelly

Mark Spark in the Dark and Jimmy Jelly

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/09/2014

Girls Out Late

Girls Out Late

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/09/2014

Girls in Love

Girls in Love

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/09/2014

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!

The Jacqueline Wilson Treasury

The Jacqueline Wilson Treasury

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

A fantastic collection of stories from bestselling author, Jacqueline Wilson, including favourites such as Sleepovers, Lizzie Zipmouth and The Cat Mummy. With gorgeous full-colour artwork from Nick Sharratt, this treasury will make a perfect gift for any Jacqueline Wilson fan, and is also the ideal introduction to her books for newly confident readers,

Twin Trouble

Twin Trouble

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/08/2014

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/08/2014

Connie and the Water Babies

Connie and the Water Babies

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/08/2014

Buried Alive

Buried Alive

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/08/2014

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!

Emerald Star

Emerald Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/07/2014

Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/07/2014

Diamond

Diamond

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/07/2014

Sapphire Battersea

Sapphire Battersea

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/07/2014

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...

Totally Jacqueline Wilson

Totally Jacqueline Wilson

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2013

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.

Diamond

Diamond

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

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 she has an extraordinary natural gift for acrobatics, Diamond tries to use her talent to earn a few pennies, but simply brings shame on her family. Then a mysterious, cruel-eyed stranger spots her performing on the street, and makes a deal with her father. Diamond is sold for five guineas, and is taken, alone and frightened, to become an acrobat at Tanglefield's Travelling Circus. The crowds adore Diamond, but life behind the red velvet curtains is far from glamorous. Her master is wicked and greedy, forcing Diamond to attempt ever more daring and dangerous tricks, until she is terrified to step into the ring. But there are true friends to be found at the circus, 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?

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 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.

Queenie

Queenie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2013

The brilliant new book from bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson, set in the children's ward of a 1950s hospital. 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...

The Worst Thing About My Sister

The Worst Thing About My Sister

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2012

Marty and her sister Melissa couldn't be more different. Marty loves her Converse trainers, playing football, hiding in her secret den and helping her dad with his DIY. But Melissa loves Justin Bieber and all things pink, girly and pretty. The sisters can manage to live together, despite their occasional scraps but then Mum tells them they have to share a room. For Marty, having to share her bunk beds and lose her private sanctuary turns out to be the very worst thing about having a sister. But the girls soon discover that being too close for comfort can have unexpected consequences, and when an accident happens, the sisters realise they are closer than they thought.

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

Emerald Star

Emerald Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2012

This is 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?

Four Children and It

Four Children and It

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/08/2012

The new bestseller from Jacqueline Wilson, creator of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and The Illustrated Mum, is a funny, moving and heartwarming story of four children who discover a way to make wishes come true. Echoing the classic E Nesbit novel, Five Children and It, this new story from this mega-selling author, winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, is a brilliant read not just for those familiar with the original book but for any of Wilson's millions of fans.

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?

I Am Reading with CD: Mr Cool

I Am Reading with CD: Mr Cool

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

Mr Cool is going to be the best pop group ever . . . Kevin wants to join Micky, Ricky and Nicky's pop band but they are not sure he's cool enough. Doesn't Kevin realise that Gran-knitted jumpers with sheep and teddy bears on them aren't the right kind of clothes for a pop star? Lucky for Kevin his Gran has a basement - the only place the boys have to practise - so he makes the group. The band does well but when big record boss Mr Rich offers them a deal he says they need to drop the odd guy with the jumpers. Will the band choose certain fame or will they give it up to keep Kevin in the group . . .?

Green Glass Beads A Collection of Poems for Girls

Green Glass Beads A Collection of Poems for Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2012

'The joy for me is that this is my anthology, and I love every single poem in this book.' Jacqueline Wilson This is a gorgeous, stunningly produced collection of classic and modern poems that girls will turn to again and again throughout their lives. Jacqueline has taken great delight in selecting and arranging her favourite poems for this book, and you can hear her voice in the beautiful poems she has chosen, making it a truly personal collection. There are poems that will make you smile, laugh, frown and cry, and poems that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

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.

The Worst Thing About My Sister

The Worst Thing About My Sister

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/02/2012

Being a sister isn't always easy ...but what's the very worst thing about your sister? Marty and her sister Melissa couldn't be more different. Marty loves her Converse trainers, playing football, hiding in her secret den and helping her dad with his DIY. But Melissa loves Justin Bieber and all things pink, girly and pretty. The sisters can manage to live together, despite their occasional scraps but then Mum tells them they have to share a room. For Marty, having to share her bunk beds and lose her private sanctuary turns out to be the very worst thing about having a sister. But the girls soon discover that being too close for comfort can have unexpected consequences, and when an accident happens, the sisters realise they are closer than they thought.

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.

Lily Alone

Lily Alone

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2011

Lily isn't home ALONE - but she sort of wishes she was; looking after her three younger siblings is a lot of responsibility. When Mum goes off on holiday with her new boyfriend and her stepdad fails to show up, Lily is determined to keep the family together and show they can cope without any grown-ups. But taking care of 6-year-old twins, her 3-year-old sister and the family's flat feels overwhelming and Lily is worried that school or social services might discover their situation and break up the family. What could be better than to take all the little ones for a camping adventure in the park? Plenty of space to run about, no carpet to vacuum, and surely no chance anyone will guess they're there . . .

Sapphire Battersea

Sapphire Battersea

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

A fascinating, funny and moving Victorian-era novel featuring Hetty Feather. Hetty Feather is a Foundling Hospital girl and was given her name when she was left there as a baby by her mother. But she always longed to be called Sapphire, after her sapphire-blue eyes. When she is reunited with her mother, she hopes her new name, Sapphire Battersea, will also mean a new life! But life doesn'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 household 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?

Green Glass Beads A collection of poems for Girls

Green Glass Beads A collection of poems for Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2011

This is a gorgeous, stunningly produced collection of classic and modern poems that girls will turn to again and again throughout their lives. Jacqueline has taken great delight in selecting and arranging the book and you can hear her voice in the beautiful poems she has chosen making it a truly personal collection.

The Longest Whale Song

The Longest Whale Song

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

Ella's mum is in a deep coma, having just had a new baby. That means Ella has to live with Jack, her hopeless stepfather, and cope with her tiny newborn brother, as well as worrying about Mum. The only thing that's going right is her school project. It's all about whales and how they sing out to each other to attract a mate - sometimes for hours. Maybe a whale song could reach Mum, wherever she is, and bring her back to Ella and baby Samson. Surely it's worth a try?

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!

How to Survive Summer Camp

How to Survive Summer Camp

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2011

My new T-shirt said I LOVE EVERGREEN ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS. My new T-shirt was a liar. Dumped at Evergreen Summer Camp while her mum's off on a swanky honeymoon, Stella just knows she's going to hate it. Being mistaken for a boy and having to share a room with snobby Louise and nasty Karen is just the start . . . It seems Stella's in for a nightmare summer. How can she possibly survive? This special edition includes a fantastic section of cool quizzes, yummy recipes, and brilliant activities. It has all you need to create your own summer camp . . . even survival tips!

My Brother Bernadette Red Banana

My Brother Bernadette Red Banana

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2011

A heart-warming tale of a little boy with big ideas by international best-seller Jacqueline Wilson for Egmont's red banana series. Sara always gets lumbered with looking after her little brother Bernard. And summer project at the local school is no different. There's so much to do - football, judo, trampolining, model car making, computer games and drama. But all Bernard wants to do is clothes design. Soon all the kids, led by Big Dan, are calling Bernard 'Bernadette' and shoving him around. Sara wants to help but she doesn't want to make it worse. But 'Bernadette' is a little boy with big ideas. And he has a plan up his very nicely designed sleeve . . . Red bananas are chapter books for newly fluent readers, suitable for NC Level 3 readers. They are carefully designed illustrated books for both entertainment and education, supporting children's understanding of how to read longer books. Red bananas introduce similes and wordplay to encourage an understanding of more literary concepts.

Little Darlings

Little Darlings

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous rock star dad and her two little celebrity siblings. But life on the red carpet is no compensation for parents who constantly argue, intensive scrutiny from the media, and and having no real friends. Destiny, on the other hand, is an only child living on a rundown estate with a sickly but devoted mum who constantly tells her that she's really the daughter of a famous rock star . . . When the two girls meet in unlikely circumstances, they are surprised to find in each other something they've been missing all their lives . . .

Lily Alone

Lily Alone

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Lily Alone

Lily Alone

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Lily isn't home ALONE - but she sort of wishes she was. Looking after six-year-old twins Bliss and Baxter and three-year-old Pixie is a lot of responsibility. When Mum goes off on holiday with her new boyfriend and her stepdad fails to show up, Lily is determined to keep calm and show she can cope without any grown-ups. But being in charge soon feels overwhelming, and Lily is worried that school or social services might discover their situation and break up the family. What could be better than to take all the little ones for a camping adventure in the park? Plenty of space to run about, no carpet to vacuum, and surely no chance anyone will guess they're there ...

Twin Tales

Twin Tales

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2010

Description Twin Trouble Connie's not happy. Her parents are having a baby. Well, not one, but two babies! Why do they need more children? They've got her! Soon the house is filled with dirty nappies and screaming babies and Connie's expected to help. And no one pays any attention to her. It's not fair. So when Nurse Meade puts some blue beads in her hair, Connie's delighted. And when she clacks them together, things start to happen . . . Soon, everyone can see things from Connie's point of view. Connie and the Water Babies Connie is scared of water. She can't swim and she hates going to the pool. Everyone says she should go because she'll love it, and even Charles and Claire, the twins, like the water. Typical. Then Nurse Meade gives Connie some more blue beads. And when they clack together, suddenly Connie can swim like a mermaid . . . Two reassuring stories about family strife and overcoming your fears from a master storyteller.

The Longest Whale Song

The Longest Whale Song

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2010

This is a tender and gentle story that will captivate readers of 8+ from bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson. Ella's mum's in a deep coma having just had a new baby. That means Ella has to live with Jack, her hopeless stepfather and cope with her tiny newborn brother, as well as worrying about Mum. The only thing that's going right is her school project. It's all about whales and how they sing out to each other to attract a mate - sometimes for hours. Maybe a whale song could reach Mum, wherever she is, and bring her back to Ella and baby Samson. Surely it's worth a try?

Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2010

London, 1876. Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is sometimes hard, but with her foster brothers, Jem and Gideon, Hetty helps in the fields and plays vivid imaginary games. 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 once more when she must return to the Foundling Hospital to begin her education. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her, and she desperately misses her beloved Jem. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising? Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original historical novel. Featuring a brand-new feisty Victorian heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a compelling, moving, funny and totally fascinating Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill and captivate readers.

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.

Little Darlings

Little Darlings

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous ex-rocker dad and two little celeb siblings. But life on the red carpet is no compensation for rowing parents, constant nagging, intensive media scrutiny and no real friends. Destiny, on the other hand, is an only child living on a rundown estate with a sickly but devoted mum who constantly tells her that she's really the daughter of a famous former rock star...When the two girls meet in unlikely circumstances, they are surprised to find in each other something they've been missing all their lives...

Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2009

London, 1876 and Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is hard but with her 'brothers' Jem and Gideon, she helps in the fields and plays imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus and Hetty is mesmerised by the show, especially Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she is returned to the Foundling Hospital. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising? Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original take on a historical novel. Set in Victorian times and featuring a brand new feisty heroine, Hetty Feather , this is a Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill young readers. Warm, moving, funny and totally fascinating, it's the perfect gift for girls of eight and older.

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.

Cookie

Cookie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2009

Beauty Cookson is no beauty. She's a plain, timid girl who constantly feels inferior to the super-confident, snooty girls at school. Worse than the teasing in the playground, though, is the unpredictable, hurtful criticism from her father. Beauty and her meek, sweet mother live in uneasy fear of his fierce rages, sparked whenever they break one of his fussy house rules. Eventually, after an unbearable birthday party and the very real threat of Dad's out-of-control temper, Mum and Beauty run away. Finding themselves in a quiet, idyllic seaside village, their new-found freedom and a moment of culinary inspiration give them a hobby, an income and even a new nickname for Beauty. Can they begin a happier, sweeter life - without Dad? A charming, page-turning and heart-warming story from this beloved author.

My Sister Jodie

My Sister Jodie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2009

Quiet, cautious Pearl has always adored her bold, brash, bad big sister Jodie. When their parents get new jobs at a grand, fusty old boarding school, Melchester College, the girls have to move there - and when they arrive, things start to change. Jodie has always been the leader - but now it's Pearl who's making new friends. Jodie just seems to be getting into more and more trouble - arguing with Mum, scaring the little children, flirting with the gardener. She really doesn't fit in with the posh teenagers at the school. Pearl begins to wonder if she needs Jodie as much as she used to. But when Firework Night comes around and a tragic event occurs, Pearl realises quite how much Jodie means to her.

My Secret Diary

My Secret Diary

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2009

A wonderfully written and engaging memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager, to build up a fascinating picture of a real teenager and her inner life. Covering issues as diverse as the songs she danced to and the way she created beehive hairdos to her troubled school life and her parents' problematic relationship. This follows on from the massive success of Jacky Daydream, her first memoir. Written in Jacqueline's usual and inimitable style, this will be fascinating reading for her fans, and for anyone who's interested in life in the UK in the Fifties and Sixties.

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!

Connie and the Water Babies

Connie and the Water Babies

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 08/01/2009

Connie is terrified of the water - and to make matters worse, her twin baby brother and sister Charles and Claire are taking to it like proverbial ducks! Her mum and dad tell her not to be silly, and try their best to help Connie overcome her phobia and go in the big pool with them and the twins. But when they finally lose their patience, some strange things start to happen...More adventures for Connie in this great sequel to Twin Trouble , read by Bernard Cribbins. You can join the official Jacqueline Wilson fan club at the website.

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 . . .

Best Friends

Best Friends

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

Gemma and Alice were born on the same day and 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. Gemma is utterly distraught, particularly at the thought that Alice might find a new best friend. Is there anything Gem's brothers, or perhaps her grandad, can do to help?

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?

Cookie

Cookie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 09/10/2008

On the face of it, Beauty is lucky. She has a mum and dad who love her, lives in a lovely house and goes to a posh girls' school. But for shy, awkward Beauty, the reality is miserable. She isn't a beauty, and the snobby girls at school have nicknamed her Ugly. Her mum is completely downtrodden by Beauty's fierce-tempered bully of a father. Beauty would give anything for a pet, but her dad won't hear of it in case it messes up their pristine house. After Beauty's birthday party is ruined by her dad's temper, her mum finally realises that they can't go on living with him. They pack their bags and move to the seaside, where their new-found freedom and a moment of culinary inspiration give them a hobby, an income and a new nickname for Beauty. And to crown it all, she finds herself invited to take part in a popular children's TV show. But will she find the courage to accept? This is a heartwarming story about a girl whose dreams finally come true, read by Finty Williams.

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.

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 . . .

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!

Sleepovers

Sleepovers

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

Amy, Bella, Chloe, Daisy and Emily are friends at school and have their own Alphabet Club (just look at their initials!). Daisy is the newest member and is desperate to fit in, even though Chloe is very unfriendly to her at times. When the girls begin planning 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!

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.

My Sister Jodie

My Sister Jodie

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

Pearl and Jodie are sisters. Pearl is the quiet, cautious, studious younger sister. Jodie is bold and brash and bad - but Pearl adores her anyway. When their parents get new jobs as the cook and caretaker at a fusty old boarding school, the girls have to move there and spend their summer holidays in the school with just a few children and staff for company. And when they arrive, things start to change. Jodie has always been the leader - but now it's Pearl who's making new friends like the amazingly tall, badger-watching Harley and Mrs Wilberforce, the wife of the Head who's confined to a wheelchair after an accident but introduces Pearl to wonderful new books.Jodie just seems to be getting into more and more trouble - arguing with Mum, scaring the little children, flirting with the gardener...When term begins, their strange summer is over. But things keep on changing. Jodie really doesn't fit in with the posh teenagers at the school. But Pearl is doing well in lessons and has even more friends. Maybe she doesn't need Jodie as much as she used to. But Jodie needs her. And when the school celebrations of Firework Night come around and a tragic event occurs, Pearl realises quite how much she does need her big sister...

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 Out Late

Girls Out Late

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

Ellie has a boyfriend! And he's really, truly interested in her - not in her best friends, Magda and Nadine! She and oh-so-gorgeous Russell have so much in common - Ellie knows they're made for each other. If only Dad thought so too . . . While Ellie tries her best to cope with Dad's totally unreasonable curfew, Magda's dealing with her crush on a teacher - and Nadine's falling for slimy Liam again. What they need is a girls' night out - but they might get a little more than they bargained for . . . Books in the series: 1. Girls in Love 2. Girls Under Pressure 3. Girls Out Late 4. Girls in Tears

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 Tears

Girls In Tears

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

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

Kiss

Kiss

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/10/2007

Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten with each other's families, 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 - and the glass hut where it's all created, at the bottom of Carl's garden. But as they become teenagers, things are starting to change. They each have different friends. Sylvie would still rather spend all her time with Carl. But Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. And he 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 her plans for the future may be affected. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all? This is a moving, compelling and delicately handled treatment of sexuality from the Children's Laureate.

Girls In Tears

Girls In Tears

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

Ellie, Magda and Nadine are back - and, as usual, they've got all sorts of trouble with school, parents and boyfriends. This time a sneaky kiss at a party threatens to break Ellie and Magda's friendship for ever. But they both know that Nadine's about to get into big trouble with an 'Internet date' and only the two of them together can save her. Will pride or friendship come first? Get caught up in the wonderfully engrossing world of these three teenage girls and their absorbing, convincing and entertaining lives and loves.

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... They all long to change their looks and they're all under pressure!

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

How to Survive Summer Camp

How to Survive Summer Camp

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2007

Stella's mum and step-dad have gone off on holiday and have dumped Stella at the Evergreen Holiday Camp. She's not happy! Especially when she finds out she's expected to learn to swim - the one thing her mum promised she wouldn't have to do. She's determined not to enjoy herself and settles down for a nightmare summer, but in the end she finds herself making friends, getting into scrapes, and having much more of a good time than she ever could have imagined!

Starring Tracy Beaker

Starring Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2007

Tracy Beaker is back . . . and she's just desperate for a role in her school play. They're performing A Christmas Carol and for one extremely worrying moment, the irrepressible Tracy thinks she might not even get to play one of the unnamed street urchins. But then she is cast in the main role. Can she manage to act grumpy, difficult and sulky enough to play Ebenezer Scrooge? Well, she does have a bit of help on that front from Justine Pain-In-The-Bum Littlewood . . . As Tracy prepares for her big moment, Cam is the one helping her learn her lines. But all Tracy really wants to know is if her film-star mum will make it back from Hollywood in time to watch her in her starring role.

Candyfloss

Candyfloss

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

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?

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?

Lola Rose

Lola Rose

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

When life with Jayni's violent-tempered father becomes too frightening to cope with, Jayni, her mum and her little brother Kenny are forced to escape in the middle of the night. Slipping out of the house unseen, travelling up to London by train and checking into a hotel - it's almost like playing an elaborate game. They even make up false identities to protect their secret, and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when money runs out and reality bites, what will they do next?

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 Illustrated Mum

The Illustrated Mum

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

' It's like you're the mum Marigold wept. It was another game she sometimes liked to play. I decided it was my best chance of getting us home.' ******** Dolphin adores Marigold, her beautiful, vibrant mother. She's not like the other mums. She has vivid tattoos all over her body, bright hair and wonderful clothes. But Dolphin's sister, Star, feels differently. Marigold may look amazing, but living with her fiery, unpredictable moods can be hard. As much as the girls love Marigold, is she the right person to be looking after them? ******** Jacqueline Wilson's classic children's story is an optimistic, heart breaking tale about family, mental health and strong sisterly love. For fans of Tracy Beaker, The Bed and Breakfast Star and Double Act, this is a must have book for every young reader.

Jacky Daydream

Jacky Daydream

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

Everybody knows Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson's best-loved character. But what do they know about Jacqueline herself? In this fascinating book, discover: how Jacky played with paper dolls like April in Dustbin Baby ; how she dealt with an unpredictable father like Prue in Love Lessons ; how she sat entrance exams like Ruby in Double Act . But most of all how Jacky loved reading and writing stories. Losing herself in a new world was the best possible way she could think of spending her time. From the very first story she wrote, Meet the Maggots , 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! Jacqueline Wilson takes a look back at her own childhood in this captivating story of friendships, loneliness, books, toys, parents and much more. She explores her early years with the same warmth and lightness of touch that imbues her novels and covers such difficult issues as her parents' extra-marital affairs with delicacy. With 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 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...

The Bed and Breakfast Star

The Bed and Breakfast Star

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

Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots! I'm Elsa, and that's one of my jokes (I tell LOTS of jokes and I'm going to be a big star one day). I do my best to cheer my family up - but 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 ...

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?

The Story of Tracy Beaker

The Story of Tracy Beaker

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

'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.' Tracy is ten years old. She lives in a Children's Home but would like a real home one day, with a real family. Meet Tracy, follow her story and share her hopes for the future in this beautifully observed, touching and often very funny tale, all told in Tracy's own words.

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?

The Dare Game A Tracy Beaker Story

The Dare Game A Tracy Beaker Story

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

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!

Starring Tracy Beaker

Starring Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2006

Tracy Beaker is back ...and she's just desperate for a role in her school play. They're performing A Christmas Carol and for one extremely worrying moment, the irrepressible Tracy thinks she might not even get to play one of the unnamed street urchins. But then she is cast in the main role. Can she manage to act grumpy, difficult and sulky enough to play Ebeneezer Scrooge? Well, she does have a bit of help on that front from Justine Pain-In-The-Bum Littlewood ...As Tracy prepares for her big moment, Cam is the one helping her learn her lines. But all Tracy really wants to know is if her film-star mum will make it back from Hollywood in time to watch her in her starring role? This hilarious and heartbreaking new story from the bestselling, award-winning, Jacqueline Wilson, follows her most popular character through ups and downs, laughs and tears. Fifteen years on from her first appearance on the page, Tracy Beaker is as vibrant and entertaining as ever.

Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2007

Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2007

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2006

A must-have for fans of Jacqueline's books, this colourful hardback diary in a new format includes space for addresses and phone numbers, school timetables, resolutions and secrets and much, much more. It is decorated with illustrations from the bestselling books and also including fun quotes.

Jacqueline Wilson Address Book

Jacqueline Wilson Address Book

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2006

This is a new edition of the hugely successful Jacqueline Wilson Address Book , this time in colour and in a larger format. It features Jacqueline's best-loved characters alongside space to fill in addresses, phone numbers and email addresses for all your friends and family.

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.

Great Books to Read Aloud

Great Books to Read Aloud

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Multiple copy pack Release Date: 04/05/2006

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 Worry Website

The Worry Website

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 27/03/2006

Is anything bothering you? Problems in class or at home? Don't know what to do or where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website! Type in your worry - no need to put your name - 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 for his class. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest certainly feel that they've got shed loads of worries - from divorced parents to living with a disability, and from feeling useless at school to nightmares at home - but, as they find out, sometimes the best advice comes from the most unexpected place...Helen Lederer reads this fabulous collection of linked short stories about seven school children and their deepest worries. This short story collection from the multi-award-winning author of Tracy Beaker , Double Act and The Suitcase Kid also includes a prize-winning story by twelve-year-old writer Lauren Roberts. Jacqueline Wilson has sold over 20 million books in the UK and has been awarded an OBE for services to literacy in schools. Among her many awards are the Smarties Prize, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and Blue Peter's People's Choice Award.

The Suitcase Kid

The Suitcase Kid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 27/03/2006

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. Mum wanted me to go and live with her. My dad wanted me to go and live with him. I wanted to stay at our old place, all three of us together, but that wasn't allowed. So in the end I got to live in my mum's house one week and my dad's house the next. It's as easy as ABC...I don't think. This is a sensitive, humorous story about a girl whose life is turned upside down by her parents' divorce, read by Lesley Dunlop. The Suitcase Kid is a winner of the Children's Book Award. Jacqueline Wilson has been awarded an OBE for services to literacy in schools. Among her many awards are the Smarties Prize, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and Blue Peter's People's Choice Award.

Candyfloss

Candyfloss

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2006

Floss's parents split up when she was younger and she now divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her mum's new boyfriend and her new baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But then their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia for six months. Floss has to choose whether to go with her or stay with her dad. She picks her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But then 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? This is another gripping and emotionally involving slice of family life from the award-winning, bestselling author, Jacqueline Wilson.

Clean Break

Clean Break

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2006

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 and sister. 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?

The World Of Jacqueline Wilson

The World Of Jacqueline Wilson

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2005

The Diamond Girls

The Diamond Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2005

Dixie is the youngest of the Diamond family. She and her sisters, dreamy Martine, glamorous Rochelle and tough Jude, could hardly be more different from each other but their Mum's 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. Time to move to a bigger place, she insists, and the girls scarcely have time to protest before they find themselves at their new house. It's rough, dilapidated and filthy and before they've even unpacked the furniture, Mum goes into labour! By the time Mum comes home with the new baby, Jude's been in a fight, Rochelle's found a new boyfriend and Martine's stormed off. Only Dixie stays loyally by Mum's side - so only Dixie spots her secret - Another slice of realistic contemporary life, from the UK's most popular children's author.

Four Children and It

Four Children and It

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2005

Four Children and It is the number one bestseller from Jacqueline Wilson, the award-winning, bestselling creator of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and The Illustrated Mum. A funny and heartwarming story of four children who discover an extraordinary way to make wishes come true, Four Children and It is inspired by E Nesbit's classic, Five Children and It. Jacqueline Wilson's millions of fans will be gripped by the relationship between step-sisters Rosalind and Smash, just as they love the story of sisters Jodie and Pearl in My Sister Jodie or Lily and Pixie in Lily Alone. 'Readers always ask who inspired me to be a writer. Well, I adored E Nesbit's books as a child - and I liked her lifestyle too. She liked Liberty clothes, silver jewellery and buns for tea, and so do I! My favourite E Nesbit story is Five Children and It - and this is my modern day tribute to her fantastic story' - Jacqueline Wilson. Jacqueline Wilson has won many awards for her writing, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Children's Book of the Year. She is one of the nation's favourite authors, and her books are loved by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world.

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!

Girls In Tears

Girls In Tears

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2005

Ellie, Magda and Nadine 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 still had a hamster!). And Nadine is fed up with the other two lecturing her about the dangers of meeting someone on the Internet. She thinks her e-mail boyfriend sounds wonderful! Buckets of tears are wept and hundreds of tissues sniffled into. Can the girls' friendship survive these testing times? A superb fourth instalment in the GIRLS series, following GIRLS IN LOVE, GIRLS UNDER PRESSURE and GIRLS OUT LATE. A perfect read for older fans from the best-selling author, Jacqueline Wilson.

Best Friends

Best Friends

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2004

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 that is Alice has to move house, all the way to Scotland. Gemma is utterly distraught, particularly at the thought that Alice might find a new best friend. Is there anything Gem's brothers, or perhaps her grandad, can do to help? Established fans, especially male readers, will be delighted to re-encounter the flamboyant Biscuits, co-star of Buried Alive! and Cliffhanger. A charming, funny and touching story will be adored by all Wilson fans from 7 upwards.

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.

Double Act Play Edition

Double Act Play Edition

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2004

Jacqueline Wilson's hugely popular book, DOUBLE ACT, told the story of identical twins Ruby and Garnet - fun, sparky, extremely close but incredibly different. A constant favourite with readers, their tale has now been adapted for the stage by hugely experienced children's theatre director, Vicky Ireland, and a sell-out UK tour was seen and loved by thousands of children. Suitable for use by casts with as few as 6 or as many as 30 members, and offering staging opportunities from the simplest to the most sophisticated designs, this script will be eagerly seized upon by English and Drama teachers, youth workers, theatre groups, or even families who'd like to try putting on their own performance at home - and many others.

Midnight

Midnight

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2004

Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will - by turns delightful and terrifying. Now that Will has learned a shocking secret about his own past, things seem to be getting worse. Violet retreats further into her fantasy world built around the fairy characters created by her favourite author, Casper Dream. The arrival of Jasmine, a new girl at school who immediately befriends Violet, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better and allow her to break free of Will's spell. But is Jasmine a true friend? A magical and atmospheric novel, with fascinating insight into the world of a writer.

Lola Rose

Lola Rose

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2004

When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as a big adventure. They slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money runs out and reality bites, is it still a game they should play? Another brilliantly crafted story of real family life from the prize-winning, children's favourite, Jacqueline Wilson.

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.

Girls Under Pressure

Girls Under Pressure

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2003

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... They all long to change their looks and they're all under pressure!

Girls Out Late

Girls Out Late

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2003

Ellie's dad says that she has to be home by nine o'clock, but while she's out with her best friends, Magda and Nadine, she meets a boy. Will Russell still be interested in Ellie when he finds out that she has to be in by nine?

Girls In Love

Girls In Love

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2003

Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic' and Ellie, well, Ellie thinks she is unattractive and boring and that no boy will ever be interested in her. The three girls have been best friends 'forever' even though they don't seem to have much in common. But one thing they all want is a boyfriend! Join the girls as they work out how to deal with all the surprises that being a teenage can bring. Sometimes sad, sometimes scary and often funny, don't miss this unputdownable and hugely popular trilogy for teenage readers by the award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

The Worry Website

The Worry Website

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2003

A wonderful collection of linked short stories by our bestselling author. Lots of the kids in Mr Speed's class have something to worry about. From a new stepmum to coping with Maths, everyone has their own private concerns and it's sometimes difficult to discuss them - even when you need advice. So Mr Speed sets up the Worry Website on the classroom computer. Anybody in the class can anonymously enter their worry and anyone else can type in advice to help out. A unique production for Jacqueline Wilson, coming from a story originally published in electronic form on the Internet, and also containing a brilliant story by a 12-year-old fan, who entered a competition to write a companion story to Jacqueline's.

Sleepovers

Sleepovers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2002

Amy, Bella, Chloe, Daisy and Emily are friends at school and have their own Alphabet Club (just look at their initials!). Daisy is the newest member and is desperate to fit in, even though Chloe is distinctly unfriendly to her at times. Throughout Daisy's first year at the school, the girls plan evermore elaborate sleepover parties for their birthdays. Daisy is dreading the time when her birthday comes round as she doesn't know what her friends will make of sleeping over at her home, with her rather special older sister...A superb handling of both the intricacies of young, female friendship and the joys and problems of having an older sister with learning disabilities, from our most accomplished and bestselling author.

Monster Eyeballs Blue Banana

Monster Eyeballs Blue Banana

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback 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.

The Cat Mummy

The Cat Mummy

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2002

I SOMETIMES TALK ABOUT MY MUM TO MABEL, BECAUSE MABEL DOESN'T EVER GET UPSET. 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 in childbirth, but when they eventually discover what Verity has done with Mabel, the whole family learns that it's time to talk. A superb handling of bereavement in Wilson's uniquely accessible and enjoyable style.

Vicky Angel

Vicky Angel

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2001

Jade is so used to being with and agreeing with Vicky, her best friend, that when a tragic accident occurs, she can hardly believe that Vicky's no longer there. But Vicky is not going to let being dead stop her from enjoying life to the full. Whatever Jade's doing, Vicky makes her presence felt.

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 . . .

Lizzie Zipmouth

Lizzie Zipmouth

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Spearheading the re-launch of the Young Corgi series is a short, sparky novel from our mega-selling star author, Jacqueline Wilson. Lizzie has zipped up her mouth. She s totally fed up at having to join a new family and nothing can coax her into speaking to them. Not football, not pizza, not a new bedroom. That is, until she meets Great-Gran, who is even more stubborn than her and has had a lot more practice! 'Why don't you ever say anything, Lizzie?' said Rory. 'It's like you've got a zip across your mouth.' Lizzie refuses to speak. She doesn't want to talk to Rory or Jake, her new stepbrothers, or Sam, their dad, or even her mum. She's totally fed up at having to join a new family and nothing can coax her into speaking to them. Not football, not pizza, not a new bedroom. That is, until she meets a member of the new family who is even more stubborn than her - and has had a lot more practice!

The Illustrated Mum

The Illustrated Mum

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2000

Dolphin adores her mother: she's got wonderful clothes, bright hair and vivid tattoos all over her body. Dolphin's sister, Star is beginning to wonder if staying with a mum whose temper can be as flashy as her body-art is the best thing for the girls.

Jimmy Jelly

Jimmy Jelly

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/1999

Young Angela is obsessed with Jimmy Jelly, her favourite TV personality, though the rest of her family can't stand him. That is, until he comes to open a shop in the local shopping mall!

Girls Under Pressure

Girls Under Pressure

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/1999

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.

Buried Alive!

Buried Alive!

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1999

Tim and Biscuits are having a brilliant holiday in Wales. Life is full of icecream, sandcastles and picnics - until they meet the horrid bully Prickle-Head and his side-kick Pinch-Face. Just as they are about to despair, reinforcements arrive in an unexpected form.

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?

The Lottie Project

The Lottie Project

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/1998

A tale of two girls from different times, but with similar problems. Charlie thinks the Victorians were not at all dull, and Lottie, who is also eleven, certainly isn't. Her life is hard work, but Charlie thinks Lottie would know what to do about her mum's dreadful boyfriend and his wimpy son.

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 . . .

Bad Girls

Bad Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1997

Mandy has been picked on at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she can't believe it when cheeky, daring, and fun Tanya wants to be her friend. But Mum thinks Tanya is not a suitable friend at all and, when Mandy discovers Tanya shoplifts, she realises there may be trouble ahead.

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?

Twin Trouble

Twin Trouble

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/1995

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1995

From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a crazy bucket race, the adventure holiday promises to be full of action. Tim has just one problem - he's hopeless at sports of any kind. Can he survive the horrors of an activity-packed week? By the award-winning author of The Suitcase Kid .

The Bed and Breakfast Star

The Bed and Breakfast Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1995

A lively tale by the award-winning author of The Suitcase Kid . Elsa does her best to cheer up her family by telling jokes, but no one seems to laugh much any more - not since they lost their lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel.

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 Mum-minder

The Mum-minder

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1994

Told in her own words, this is an hilarious account of one chaotic week in the life of an eight-year-old girl whose mother is a child-minder. By the award-winning author of The Suitcase Kid and The Story of Tracy Beaker.

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...

The Story of Tracy Beaker

The Story of Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/1992

Shortlisted for the 1991 Smarties Prize, this story aims to be both moving and entertaining. 10-years-old Tracy tells of her life in a children's home, and how much she would like a real home and a real family.

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...

Secrets (stage version)

Secrets (stage version)

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1900

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: 01/01/1900

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...

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