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Jacqueline Wilson

The creator of "Tracy Beaker", Jacqueline Wilson is an award-winning author who served as the Children's Laureate between 2005 and 2007. Born in 1945, Jacqueline is now one of the nation's favourite children's writers, she has sold over 35 million books in the UK alone and also created the likes of Hetty Feather. Famed for her partnership with illustrator Nick Sharratt, her books cover important issues that children face as they grow up.



Jacqueline Wilson Books

  • Jacqueline Wilson MP3 CD Collection - 10 MP3 CDs - Audio - 9781489414991 - Jacqueline Wilson
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    Jacqueline Wilson is one of our favourite authors and this MP3-CD collection contains 10 unabridged stories - including the complete series of Hetty Feather books, Clover Moon and Sapphire Battersea.

    Entertaining, thought-provoking and absolutely captivating, the stories are read by a host of talented and experienced narrators, including Jacqueline herself.

    With over 85 hours of listening, these are books your children will love to listen to on long journeys. They are sure to spark interesting ideas for debate and conversation.

    Ages 8 plus
    Approximate running time: 86 hours, 3 minutes
    Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, computers and laptops. All post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible. Please check your CD player is MP3 accessible before placing an order.
    Import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets
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    Titles in this collection: Hetty Feather, Hetty Feather: Sapphire Battersea, Hetty Feather: Emerald Star, Hetty Feather: Diamond, Hetty Feather: Little Stars, The Butterfly Club, Katy, The Longest Whale Song, Rent a Bridesmaid and Clover Moon.
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    In Jacqueline Wilson's book, Sleepovers, five friends plan out themed sleepover parties for their birthdays. The only problem is that Daisy is new to the school and the gang of girls, and she's unsure about how the others will react when they meet her sister who has special needs. With her trademark tact and sensitivity, Jacqueline Wilson tackles the issue of disability and friendship with humour and warmth. This is a wonderful book that will strike a chord with a lot of girls and boys aged 7+.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    In Best Friends, Jacqueline Wilson brings her amazing insight and sensitivity to bear on a subject that is close to her readers' hearts - friendship.

    Gemma and Alice have been friends practically since they were born on the same day in the same hospital, but their friendship faces a huge set-back when Alice and her family move to live hundreds of miles away. How can their friendship survive?

    Readers from 9+ will identify with this funny but sad tale.
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    Warm, moving, funny and totally fascinating, Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson is the perfect book for young readers aged 9 and over.

    It's London, 1876, and Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is hard but with her 'brothers' Jem and Gideon, she helps in the fields and plays imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus and Hetty is mesmerised by the show, especially Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she is returned to the Foundling Hospital. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising?

    Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original take on a historical novel. Set in Victorian times and featuring a brand new feisty heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill young readers.
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    The Story of Tracy Beaker introduces Jacqueline Wilson's most popular character ever!

    10-year-old Tracy lives in a care home but frequently escapes from her annoying surroundings with the help of a vivid imagination.

    Accompanied by brilliant illustrations from Nick Sharratt, The Story of Tracy Beaker is essential reading for children from 9+.
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    In Jacqueline Wilson's My Sister Jodie, Pearl and Jodie are sisters with very different personalities. Pearl is quiet and studious and used to letting her brash sister Jodie lead the way.

    When the family moves to a large boarding school where the children's mum and dad become the cook and the caretaker, however, the balance is dramatically altered and things may never be the same again... Jacqueline Wilson fans aged 9 + will love My Sister Jodie.
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    Award-winning author, Jacqueline Wilson, writes with her trademark sensitivity and thoughtfulness about a young girl who tries to cope with looking after six-year-old twins and her three-year-old sister when her mum goes on holiday. The story tackles the enormous pressures faced by Lily as she covers for her mum and tries to keep the family together. With its gripping plot and resourceful heroine, Lily Alone will keep readers aged 9+ on the edge of their seats until the last page is turned.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    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.
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    September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, ten-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn't know where she's going, or what's going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she's going on `a little holiday'. Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie - and their experiences living in the strange, half-empty Red House, with the mysterious and reclusive Mrs Waverley, will change their lives for ever. Award-winning, bestselling and beloved author Jacqueline Wilson turns to this period of history for the first time, in this beautiful, moving story of friendship and bravery against the backdrop of the worst conflict the world has ever known.
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    Pre-order the brand new Tracy Beaker story today! Tracy Beaker is back, and she's a mum now... Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. Jess thinks Tracy is the best mum ever (even when Tracy shouts at her teachers). Tracy is fun and daring, but she also works hard to give Jess the family home she desperately wanted when growing up in the Dumping Ground. Their flat might be a bit mouldy but it's their happy home. But when Sean Godfrey -Tracy's rich new boyfriend - comes onto the scene, Jess is worried things are going to change. What if Sean wants to turn Jess's brilliant mum into a new person altogether? Sean's superstar mansion and fancy cars might have been Tracy's childhood dream, but maybe the Beakers' perfect home was right in front of them all along... My Mum Tracy Beaker is a fantastic new story, reuniting readers with a much-loved old friend. Just like old times, it's packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout. Pre-order today and be one of the first to read Tracy's new story! Praise for Tracy Beaker: 'An appealing mix of events and reactions that are both entertaining and moving. A book that lingers in the mind long after it is put down.' (The Guardian) 'A breath of fresh air. It is entertaining yet tender but by no means sentimental when it confronts the need we all have for commitment in relationships, for trust, for love ... A real bonus is that the book genuinely celebrates the act of writing - and not by preaching, I promise.' (The School Librarian) `Jacqueline Wilson is hugely popular with 7- 10 year olds; she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance.' (The Sunday Independent)
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    Clover Moon's imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage - and the chance - to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home? Introducing the brilliant and brave new heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.
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    Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous ex-rocker dad and two little celeb siblings. But life on the red carpet is no compensation for rowing parents, constant nagging, intensive media scrutiny and no real friends.

    Destiny, on the other hand, is an only child living on a rundown estate with a sickly but devoted mum who constantly tells her that she's really the daughter of a famous former rockstar...

    When the two girls meet in unlikely circumstances, they are surprised to find in each other something they've been missing all their lives...

    The Parent Trap meets Tracy Beaker in this brilliant book by Jacqueline Wilson. A perfect read for newly confident readers aged 7 and over, Little Darlings is simply fabulous.
  • AAFVR 9 years +
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    Double Decker is a brilliant bind-up of Jacqueline Wilson Double Act and Bad Girls. If you know a little one aged 9 or above who is yet to be introduced to Jacqueline Wilson, this is the book for them!

    In Bad Girls, Mandy is delighted when cheeky and fun Tanya picks her as a friend. But will it get her into trouble? In Double Act, Ruby and Garnet are very different 10-year-old twins who are adjusting to life with a new step mother. Will their double act last forever?

    Jacqueline Wilson's trademark sensitivity and humour will charm young readers in this brilliant set of books.
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    Mandy has been picked on 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. Mandy's sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it... or could she?

    Written by one of our best-loved children's authors and illustrated by her long-time collaborator, Nick Sharratt, Bad Girls is a wonderful example of the magic of coming-of-age books by Jacqueline Wilson. Children aged 7 and above will love this!
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    This is a wonderfully written and engaging memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager to build up a fascinating picture of a real teenager and her inner life.

    Covering issues as diverse as the songs she danced to and the way she created beehive hairdos to her troubled school life and her parents' problematic relationship, this work follows on from the massive success of "Jacky Daydream", her first memoir.

    Written in Jacqueline's usual and inimitable style, this will be fascinating reading for her fans, and for anyone who's interested in life in the UK in the Fifties and Sixties.
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    Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will - by turns delightful and terrifying. Now that Will has learned a shocking secret about his own past, things seem to be getting worse. Violet retreats further into her fantasy world built around the fairy characters created by her favourite author, Casper Dream. The arrival of Jasmine, a new girl at school who immediately befriends Violet, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better and allow her to break free of Will's spell. But is Jasmine a true friend? A magical and atmospheric novel, with fascinating insight into the world of a writer.
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    Floss's parents split up when she was younger and she now divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her mum's new boyfriend and her new baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But then their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia for six months. Floss has to choose whether to go with her or stay with her dad. She picks her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But then 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? This is another gripping and emotionally involving slice of family life from the award-winning, bestselling author, Jacqueline Wilson.
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    Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. Identical, they do everything together, especially since their mother died three years earlier. But can being a double act work forever when so much around them is changing?

    Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award and the Smarties Book Prize, Double Act is one of our favourite Jacqueline Wilson books. Children aged 9 and above will absolutely love it!
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    Ellie has a boyfriend! Interested in her - not in her best friends, Magda and Nadine! She and Russell are made for each other - drawn together by their shared enjoyment of art. If only Dad thought Russell was perfect too...

    And as Ellie runs into trouble with a parent who thinks his daughter is too young for after-dark trysts in the park with oh-so-gorgeous Russell, Magda has a crush on a teacher - and Nadine's falling for slimy Liam again. What they need is a girls' night out!

    Written by the brilliant children's bestseller, Jacqueline Wilson, and illustrated by none other than Nick Sharratt, of course, Girls Out Late is a story that will be returned to by readers aged 7 and up again and again.
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    Dixie is the youngest of the Diamond family. She and her sisters, dreamy Martine, glamorous Rochelle and tough Jude, could hardly be more different from each other but their Mum's tried to teach them the value of sticking together. Now Mum's expecting yet another baby and she's convinced this one's a boy. Time to move to a bigger place, she insists, and the girls scarcely have time to protest before they find themselves at their new house...

    It's rough, dilapidated and filthy and before they've even unpacked the furniture, Mum goes into labour! By the time Mum comes home with the new baby, Jude's been in a fight, Rochelle's found a new boyfriend and Martine's stormed off. Only Dixie stays loyally by Mum's side - so only Dixie spots her secret.

    This is another slice of realistic contemporary life from the UK's most popular children's author, Jacqueline Wilson. If you know a little one aged 7 or above, we recommend this Jacqueline Wilson book to them!
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    When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as a big adventure. They slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money runs out and reality bites, is it still a game they should play?

    A great title that must be read by all fans of Jacqueline Wilson books, Lola Rose is simply wonderful!
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    Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. But when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, unable to cope with their education and a sick husband, the girls' mother sends them to the local comprehensive and they experience school life for the first time...

    Prue had never thought she'd find it so hard to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her art teacher, Rax. She and Rax bond over art lessons, and soon he asks her to babysit for his young children while he and his wife have a night out on a Friday. As her feelings for Rax develop, she begins to realise that perhaps he feels the same way about her. But he can't act upon them, can he?

    Presenting an absorbing portrait of a forbidden relationship for teenage readers, Love Lessons is a fantastic read for children aged 11 and over. Jacqueline Wilson books never cease to amaze us here at the Book People - a wonderful story!
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    "Why don't you ever say anything, Lizzie?" said Rory. "It's like you've got a zip across your mouth." Lizzie refuses to speak. She doesn't want to talk to Rory or Jake, her new stepbrothers, or Sam, their dad or even her mum. She's totally fed up at having to join a new family and nothing can coax her into speaking to them. Not football, not pizza, not a new bedroom. That is, until she meets Great-Gran - a member of the new family who is even more stubborn than her - and has had a lot more practice!
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    Hi! I'm Charlie (Don't call me Charlotte - ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven - like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do.

    Sure to delight young fans of Double Act and The Story of Tracy Beaker, The Lottie Project is one of our favourite Jacqueline Wilson books!