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Kiss

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Kiss Synopsis

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.

Kiss Press Reviews

Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues. - Bookseller A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety. - The Times Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues. - Bookseller A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety. - The Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9780385610100
Publication date: 11th October 2007
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages

About Jacqueline Wilson

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author. THE ILLUSTRATED MUM was chosen as British Children's Book of the Year in 1999 and was winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000. Jacqueline has won the prestigious Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award for DOUBLE ACT, which was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Jacqueline was awarded an OBE in 2002. * 'A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES * 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly ...

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