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Jacky Daydream

Jacky Daydream
 

The fascinating true story of international bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson - her childhood, her her teenage years, her inspiration as a writer and lots, lots more! Lots of Jacqueline Wilson's characters are well-known and well-loved by thousands of readers: Hetty Feather, R... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781486236725
Barcode 9781486236725
Published 1 April 2015 by Bolinda Publishing
Format Audio disc/Other, Unabridged edition
Author(s) Read by Wilson, Jacqueline
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ISBN-13 9781486236725
ISBN-10 1486236723
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Imprint Bolinda Audio Books
Publication Date 1 April 2015
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Audio disc/Other, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) Read by Wilson, Jacqueline
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Biography & Autobiography: General
Australian
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 8-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 920
Catalogue Code 831570

Description of this Book

The fascinating true story of international bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson - her childhood, her her teenage years, her inspiration as a writer and lots, lots more! Lots of Jacqueline Wilson's characters are well-known and well-loved by thousands of readers: Hetty Feather, Ruby and Garnet, Pearl and Jodie, Elsa, Lily and, of course, the brilliant Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? Jacqueline takes a look back at her own childhood and teenage years in this captivating story of friendships, loneliness, books, family life and much more. She explores her past with the same warmth and lightness of touch that make her novels so special. Best of all, she reveals how she was always determined to be a writer; from the very first story she wrote, it was clear that this little girl had a very vivid imagination! But who would've guessed that she would grow up to be the mega-bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'A dream come true for the millions of Jacqueline Wilson fans.' -- Evening Standard 'A book with cross-over appeal for all her fans.' -- The Bookseller 'Pitched firmly at her young fans, though it's an amusing and touching read for adults too.' -- The Irish Times

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Author's Bio

Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945, but spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first `novel' when she was nine, filling in countless Woolworths' exercise books as she grew up. As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine (which she was told was named after her!) before turning to writing novels full-time. One of Jacqueline's most successful and enduring creations has been the famous Tracy Beaker, who first appeared in 1991 in The Story of Tracy Beaker. This was also the first of her books to be illustrated by Nick Sharratt. Since then Jacqueline has been on countless awards shortlists and has gone on to win many awards. Jacqueline is one of the UK's favourite authors, and her books are loved and cherished by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world. She has sold millions of books and in the UK alone the total now stands at over 35 million! In 2002 Jacqueline was awarded the OBE for services to literacy in schools and from 2005 to 2007 she was the Children's Laureate. In 2008 she became Dame Jacqueline Wilson. Jacqueline Wilson is a hugely successful children's author and has won a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. In 2002 Jacqueline received an OBE for services to literacy in schools. She was the highest-borrowed author in British libraries in the last decade.

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