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Candyfloss

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Candyfloss Synopsis

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?

Candyfloss Press Reviews

Wilson is on top social-observing form -- Christina Hardyment * Independent * As usual, Wilson's book provokes both laughter and thought * Junior Education * Wilson moves away from familiar mum territory to cast her acute eye on dads -- Dina Rabinovitch * Guardian * Jacqueline Wilson fans will love this new adventure drawn straight from the reality of the modern teenager * The Good Book Guide * Another absorbing slice of family and school life * The Children's Bookseller *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440866459
Publication date: 1st March 2007
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Illustrator: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 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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