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Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker Synopsis

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?

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker Press Reviews

A book of the highest quality. It will be very, very popular too. Hurrah! * Mail on Sunday on BAD GIRLS * One of the most exact descriptions of girl-on-girl bullying I have ever read . . . painfully believable * The Times on BAD GIRLS * Wilson's comic exploration of the twin-world shows the desire to separate fighting a powerful genetic magnetism. In a clever touch, each narrator is given a different illustrator * Independent on Sunday on DOUBLE ACT * An exuberant story . . . the ingenious split narrative, inventive page design and lots of incidental pictures make this book irresistible * Guardian on DOUBLE ACT * A hilarious tale which contains dark notes that ring very true * The Times on DOUBLE ACT *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440864141
Publication date: 1st October 1998
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 / softback
Pagination: 384 pages

About Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson (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 ...

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