The Mum-Minder

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

The Mum-Minder Synopsis

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 Mum-Minder Press Reviews

Funny and warm-hearted . . . through Sadie's uncritical eyes, the babies' antics and adult failings are the stuff of comedy . . . Wittily illustrated * Daily Mail * A fine eye for the details of chaos * Independent on Sunday * High energy, zappy storytelling * Junior Bookshelf * The humorous account of a vivacious girl coping cheerfully and resourcefully with a problem life . . . Very entertaining reading . . . Should appeal to most primary school readers, particularly girls, and is well served by its attractive cover * School Librarian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440868255
Publication date: 13th March 2008
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: 96 pages

About Jacqueline Wilson

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (for Double Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade. 'A brilliant ...

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