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Jacqueline Wilson - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Jacqueline Wilson

Four Children and It

Four Children and It

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/08/2012

The new bestseller from Jacqueline Wilson, creator of Tracy Beaker , Hetty Feather and The Illustrated Mum , is a funny, moving and heartwarming story of four children who discover a way to make wishes come true. Echoing the classic E Nesbit novel, Five Children and It , this new story from this mega-selling author, winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, is a brilliant read not just for those familiar with the original book but for any of Wilson's millions of fans.

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Other books by Jacqueline Wilson

We Are The Beaker Girls

We Are The Beaker Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 17/10/2019

Jacqueline Wilson's FUNNIEST, FIERCEST and most BELOVED new heroine JESS BEAKER returns for another AMAZING ADVENTURE. Jess and Tracy Beaker have found happiness in The Dumping Ground. Not that Dumping Ground- the children's home that Tracy grew up in- but a seaside antique shop full of treasures, along with Flo, the owner, and Alfie, their dog. Jess is looking for a fantastic new boyfriend for her mum (mostly because Tracy's awful ex Sean is back on the scene). But Jess has bigger problems of her own. She's being picked on by a local kid who's got it in for her. But when Jess uncovers the truth about her new enemy, it means big changes for the Beaker Girls... *The SEQUEL to the award-winning MY MUM TRACY BEAKER* ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Praise for Tracy Beaker: `Wilson can still step effortlessly into the mind of a nine year old, and her chatty prose will sweep you along' - The Daily Telegraph `This warm-hearted story about the importance of family and friends is classic Jacqueline Wilson' - First News `[A] cosy woolly jumper of a book about wish fulfilment and its alternatives' - The Observer

We Are The Beaker Girls

We Are The Beaker Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Jacqueline Wilson's FUNNIEST, FIERCEST and most BELOVED new heroine JESS BEAKER returns for another AMAZING ADVENTURE. Jess and Tracy Beaker have found happiness in The Dumping Ground. Not that Dumping Ground- the children's home that Tracy grew up in- but a seaside antique shop full of treasures, along with Flo, the owner, and Alfie, their dog. Jess is looking for a fantastic new boyfriend for her mum (mostly because Tracy's awful ex Sean is back on the scene). But Jess has bigger problems of her own- she's being picked on by a local kid who's got it in for her. But when Jess uncovers the truth about her new enemy, it means big changes for the Beaker Girls... *The SEQUEL to the award-winning MY MUM TRACY BEAKER* Praise for Tracy Beaker: `Wilson can still step effortlessly into the mind of a nine year old, and her chatty prose will sweep you along' - The Daily Telegraph `This warm-hearted story about the importance of family and friends is classic Jacqueline Wilson' - First News `[A] cosy woolly jumper of a book about wish fulfilment and its alternatives' - The Observer

Twin Tales

Twin Tales

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2019

Description Twin Trouble Connie's not happy. Her parents are having a baby. Well, not one, but two babies! Why do they need more children? They've got her! Soon the house is filled with dirty nappies and screaming babies and Connie's expected to help. And no one pays any attention to her. It's not fair. So when Nurse Meade puts some blue beads in her hair, Connie's delighted. And when she clacks them together, things start to happen . . . Soon, everyone can see things from Connie's point of view. Connie and the Water Babies Connie is scared of water. She can't swim and she hates going to the pool. Everyone says she should go because she'll love it, and even Charles and Claire, the twins, like the water. Typical. Then Nurse Meade gives Connie some more blue beads. And when they clack together, suddenly Connie can swim like a mermaid . . . Two reassuring stories about family strife and overcoming your fears from a master storyteller.

Rose Rivers

Rose Rivers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

A wonderful story starring old friends and new from the much-beloved Victorian world of Hetty Feather. Rose Rivers lives in a beautiful house with her artist father, her difficult, fragile mother and her many siblings. She has everything money can buy - but she feels as though life isn't fair for girls and poor people. Why can't she be educated at school like her brother? Why can't she learn to become a famous artist like her father? Why is life so unfair for people who were not born rich? When a young girl, Clover Moon, joins the household as a nursemaid to Rose's troubled sister Beth, and she meets her father's bohemian protege Paris Walker, she starts to learn more about the wider world. Will Paris help Rose finally achieve her dreams? And will she be able to help Clover find her own dream? ---------------- Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose Rivers is a brilliant addition to Hetty Feather's world, by the beloved award-winning and bestselling Jacqueline Wilson.

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

`Wild glamour, class conflict, buried secrets and a cameo appearance by Hetty Feather are all delivered with Wilson's inimitable, intensely readable flair, interspersed with Nick Sharratt's cheery illustrations' - The Guardian A new sparkling and glamorous novel from the beloved, bestselling children's author, Jacqueline Wilson! In a little cottage on the edge of the grand Somerset Estate, Mona lives with her aunt - a dressmaker to the lady of the house. Life on the edge of the Somerset Estate means that Mona knows she will never have a life full of beautiful clothes and riches. But soon, that will all change . . . When Lady Somerset dies and a new member of the family inherits the house, Mona is propelled into a life of razzle-dazzle parties, new Bohemian friends and wonderful trips to London. However, even with these changes Mona discovers that she cannot dance away from her past. A glittery trip back in time, from the author of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker!

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/04/2019

Dancing the Charleston

Dancing the Charleston

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 18/04/2019

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

A heart-warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love; the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old(er). Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018! One of The Observer's Best Children's Books of 2018! _____ Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling, ultra famous and TOTALLY BRILLIANT Tracy Beaker is BACK!! Tracy has returned, hand in hand with her daughter Jess, and she's ready to make her childhood dreams come true. Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. They do everything together. Jess thinks Tracy is the best mum ever, even when she shouts at her teachers! Tracy has made the perfect home for Jess, leaving The Dumping Ground far behind her. Yes, their flat's a bit mouldy. It's only just big enough for two. And the Duke Estate is a bit scary. But it's their happy home. Until Sean Godfrey, Tracy's rich boyfriend, whisks them away to his mansion, life of fast cars and celebrity stardom. Will Jess's brilliant mum turn into a new person altogether? And will Tracy realise that her childhood dream might not be what she needs after all? Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most loved authors for a reason. Her characters never needed a cape, or a special power to be a hero to generations of children; just huge imaginations, a bit of fierceness and a big heart. And there is no hero fiercer or more iconic than Tracy. My Mum Tracy Beaker is a fantastic new story, reuniting readers with a much-loved old friend (and some old enemies. . .) Just like old times, it's packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt. _____ Praise for Tracy Beaker: `Wilson can still step effortlessly into the mind of a nine year old, and her chatty prose will sweep you along' - The Daily Telegraph `This warm-hearted story about the importance of family and friends is classic Jacqueline Wilson' - First News `[A] cosy woolly jumper of a book about wish fulfilment and its alternatives' - The Observer

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

Are you longing for Christmas? Can't wait to warm yourself by the fireplace, drinking hot cocoa and toasting marshmallows? Hetty Feather's festive story is bound to get you in the Christmassy mood! ---------- An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations. Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other . . .

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2018

A fantastic new story featuring a much-loved old friend, this brilliant new book from Jacqueline Wilson is packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout.

Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls

Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: eBook Release Date: 27/09/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls retold by Julia Bruce, read by Jacqueline Wilson and Vanessa Kirby. Girls can save the day too, and they always have . . . Join six adventurous girls from around the world as they use their wits, courage and strength to overcome the odds. With an introduction from award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson. Gretel and Hansel Tamasha and the Troll Tokoyo and the Sea Serpent Chandra and the Elephants Sea Girl and the Golden Key The Snow Queen Perfect for bedtime, these empowering tales show that girls can be the heroes of any story.

I Dare You, Tracy Beaker Originally published as The Dare Game

I Dare You, Tracy Beaker Originally published as The Dare Game

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Previously published as bestselling book The Dare Game. I'M TRACY BEAKER, THE GREAT INVENTOR OF EXTREMELY OUTRAGEOUS DARES - AND I DARE YOU TO READ A MORE BRILLIANT STORY THAN THIS! I've bought a big fat purple notebook for writing down all my mega-manic ultra-scary stories in. But especially for my own story. Of how my foster-mum, Cam, has turned out to be a real meanie. No designer clothes, when I really need them. A pokey flat, and a horrible new school. No wonder I bunk off . . . Still, it will have to do until my real mum comes and gets me. And until then, no-one is going to be better at the Dare Game than Tracy Beaker!

The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2019

The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2019

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

An ideal present for any Jacqueline Wilson fan or budding diarist with uplifting and empowering messages throughout. Packed with puzzles, activities and fun facts about all sorts of fantastic girl heroes, there's room to fill your diary with your hopes, dreams and plans and much more. Features appearances from Jacqueline's best-loved characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, beautiful illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout and quotes from Jacqueline's bestselling books.

The Book of You

The Book of You

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

An interactive journal packed full of pages to fill in and record everything about YOU! - Draw your own family tree and friends tree - Share your ten worst things about school - Record your favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters - List the top worries you want to let go - Draw a self-portrait - What would you put in a time capsule? - and much, much more! Featuring characters from Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books and with fabulous illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout, this is a perfect gift for any child.

My Mum Tracy Beaker

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

A heart-warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love; the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old(er). Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018! One of The Observer's Best Children's Books of 2018! _____ Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling, ultra famous and TOTALLY BRILLIANT Tracy Beaker is BACK!! Tracy has returned, hand in hand with her daughter Jess, she's ready to make her childhood dreams come true. Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. They do everything together. Jess thinks Tracy is the best mum ever, even when she shouts at her teachers! Tracy has made the perfect home for Jess, leaving The Dumping Ground far behind her. Yes, their flat's a bit mouldy. It's only just big enough for two. And the Duke Estate is a bit scary. But it's their happy home. Until Sean Godfrey, Tracy's rich boyfriend, whisks them away to his mansion, life of fast cars and celebrity stardom. Will Jess's brilliant mum turn into a new person altogether? And will Tracy realise that her childhood dream might not be what she needs after all? Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most loved authors for a reason. Her characters never needed a cape, or a special power to be a hero to generations of children; just huge imaginations, a bit of fierceness and a big heart. And there is no hero fiercer or more iconic than Tracy. My Mum Tracy Beaker is a fantastic new story, reuniting readers with a much-loved old friend (and some old enemies. . .) Just like old times, it's packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt. _____ Praise for Tracy Beaker: `Wilson can still step effortlessly into the mind of a nine year old, and her chatty prose will sweep you along' - The Daily Telegraph `This warm-hearted story about the importance of family and friends is classic Jacqueline Wilson' - First News `[A] cosy woolly jumper of a book about wish fulfilment and its alternatives' - The Observer

Rose Rivers

Rose Rivers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson Format: Audio disc Release Date: 17/05/2018