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The Worst Thing About My Sister

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Featured Books for 9+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks Personal Social Health Economic (PSHE)

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Best-selling Jacqueline Wilson understands perfectly how the needle sharp jealousy of sisters is matched only by the strength of their underlying affection. Marty and Melissa are not in the least little bit like each other; Marty is a tomboy and Melissa is as girlie as a girl can be. What on earth will happen when they have to share a bedroom? What looks like a disaster turns out surprisingly well as the girls learn just how important they are to one another – despite their differences!

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The Worst Thing About My Sister Synopsis

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.

The Worst Thing About My Sister Press Reviews

As always in Jacqueline Wilson's brilliant books, she gets right to the heart of all those things that kids love and hate and The Worst Thing About My Sister (Doubleday, hardback, GBP12.99) is full of fun, frolics and little pearls of wisdom. Here she focuses on that old family chestnut - sibling rivalry - and gives quarrelling sisters plenty of food for thought. -- Pam Norfolk Blackpool Gazette 20120220 All fans of Jacqueline Wilson's warm-hearted family stories are sure to enjoy this enjoyable tale. Booktrust Sibling rivalry comes under the spotlight in Wilson's latest paperback The Bookseller


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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780440869283
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780385618939
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440869283
Publication date: 6th December 2012
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Illustrator: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: General Fiction, Personal Social Health Economic
Recommendations: eBooks

About Jacqueline Wilson

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 ...

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