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Girls Under Pressure

Written by Jacqueline Wilson

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Part of the Girls Series

Girls Under Pressure Synopsis

Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic' and Ellie, well, Ellie is just plain normal. The three girls have been best friends 'forever' but now Ellie is convinced she's fat; Nadine wants to be a model; and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea... They all long to change their looks and they're all under pressure!

Girls Under Pressure Press Reviews

'The narrators speak so amusingly that everyone from 7s to l4s feels included... the thorny topic of body image... Wilson addresses the issues in a light-hearted but sensible way' Adele Geras, TES 'As usual Wilson gets right inside her characters and their feelings, portraying them with understanding and sympathy... excellent and timely book' Kids Out Book of the Month Jacqueline Wilson pulls off the rare feat of dramatising a serious issue with a light touch * Daily Telegraph * Jacqueline Wilson again finds the right mix of humour and hard-hitting content to deliver a message without lecturing or patronising. This book will be hugely enjoyed by teenage girls. A must for every school library * School Librarian * 'Addresses the issues in a light-hearted but sensible way' TES

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552551328
Publication date: 6th November 2003
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Illustrator: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 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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