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Jacky Daydream

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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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? With original photographs and new illustrations by Nick Sharratt, this book is a delight for all of Jacky's fans, and a treat for any new readers too.

Jacky Daydream Jacqueline Wilson the Story of Her Childhood

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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The Jacqueline Wilson Daydream Journal

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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There's tons of space in this fabulous Daydream Journal to record thoughts, experiences and ideas. Read about daydreamer Tracy Beaker's hopes and dreams too. Illustrated with favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters, this is a journal to treasure, every year!

Jacqueline Wilson

Author : John Bankston
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When Jacqueline Wilson was 16, she dropped out of school, a choice that could have been devastating.

Jacqueline Wilson

Author : Lucy Pearson
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Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most popular writers for children in Britain today, and is ground-breaking in her frank treatment of issues such as adoption, divorce and death. Addressing Wilson's work from a variety of perspectives, this exciting volume brings together a range of new critical essays from an international team of scholars.

Jacqueline Wilson s Funny Girls

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most incredible dynamic heart-rending story. Honest. SHORTLISTED FOR THE SMARTIES PRIZE AND THE CARNEGIE MEDAL THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR I'm Elsa, and I'm hoping to be a big star one day. I tell jokes all the time to try and cheer my family up. Trouble is, no-one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel . . . WINNER OF THE YOUNG TELEGRAPH FULLY BOOKED AWARD

Jacqueline Wilson s Happy Holidays

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays is the perfect summer read for any fan! Don’t just spend your summer holiday with just one pal from Jacqueline Wilson’s world, hang out with a whole bunch of them! As well as puzzles, fun facts and activities this bumper book also features short stories from: Tracy Beaker Hetty Feather Beauty (from Cookie) Gemma (from Best Friends) Lily (from Lily Alone) Plus a holiday adventure with Tim and Biscuits from Cliffhanger! Whether you’re spending the day making sandcastles on the beach, or spending all your pocket money in the seafront arcades, it’s going to be an amazing summer with Jacqueline Wilson!

Daydreams and Diaries

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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Featuring two brilliant books in one, this is the fascinating true story of mega-bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson -- her childhood, her teenage years, her inspiration as a writer and lots more! Thousands of readers love the characters in Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books: Hetty and Diamond, Ruby and Garnet, Jodie and Pearl -- and, of course, Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? This is Jacqueline's captivating story in her very own words. You'll find out about her earliest memories, her first friends and teachers, her family life and even her first kiss. Best of all, Jacqueline reveals her determination to be a writer, even as a little girl always lost in a daydream -- and explains how that daydream became real. With lots of original photographs, extracts from Jacqueline's diary and illustrations by Nick Sharratt, this special book includes Jacky Daydream and My Secret Diary, and also features exclusive new material taken from Daydreams and Diaries, the smash-hit exhibition all about Jacqueline's life and books.

Girls Out Late

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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Ellie has a boyfriend! And he's really, truly interested in her - not in her best friends, Magda and Nadine! She and oh-so-gorgeous Russell have so much in common - Ellie knows they're made for each other. If only Dad thought so too . . . While Ellie tries her best to cope with Dad's totally unreasonable curfew, Magda's dealing with her crush on a teacher - and Nadine's falling for slimy Liam again. What they need is a girls' night out - but they might get a little more than they bargained for . . .

The Afterlife of Little Women

Author : Beverly Lyon Clark
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The hit Broadway show of 1912; the lost film of 1919; Katharine Hepburn, as Jo, sliding down a banister in George Cukor’s 1933 movie; Mark English’s shimmering 1967 illustrations; Jo—this time played by Sutton Foster—belting "I'll be / astonishing" in the 2004 Broadway musical flop: these are only some of the markers of the afterlife of Little Women. Then there’s the nineteenth-century child who wrote, "If you do not... make Laurie marry Beth, I will never read another of your books as long as I live." Not to mention Miss Manners, a Little Women devotee, who announced that the book taught her an important life lesson: "Although it’s very nice to have two clean gloves, it’s even more important to have a little ink on your fingers." In The Afterlife of Little Women, Beverly Lyon Clark, a leading authority on children’s literature, explores these and other after-tremors, both popular and academic, as she maps the reception of Louisa May Alcott’s timeless novel, first published in 1868. Clark divides her discussion into four historical periods. The first covers the novel’s publication and massive popularity in the late nineteenth century. In the second era—the first three decades of the twentieth century—the novel becomes a nostalgic icon of the domesticity of a previous century, while losing status among the literary and scholarly elite. In its mid-century afterlife (1930–1960), Little Women reaches a low in terms of its critical reputation but remains a well-known piece of Americana within popular culture. The book concludes with a long chapter on Little Women’s afterlife from the 1960s to the present—a period in which the reading of the book seems to decline, while scholarly attention expands dramatically and popular echoes continue to proliferate. Drawing on letters and library records as well as reviews, plays, operas, film and television adaptations, spinoff novels, translations, Alcott biographies, and illustrations, Clark demonstrates how the novel resonates with both conservative family values and progressive feminist ones. She grounds her story in criticism of children’s literature, book history, cultural studies, feminist criticism, and adaptation studies. Written in an accessible narrative style, The Afterlife of Little Women speaks to scholars, librarians, and devoted Alcott fans.

Daydream with Max Molly

Author : Todd & Jackie Courtney
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Due to early brainwave changes, science has proven the learning stage between ages 0-7 is one of the most important of our lives. Max Rhymes takes advantage of this learning period by teaching core values, creating a positive belief system, increasing reading retention and creating higher self-esteem, all through the power of rhymes. In Daydream with Max & Molly, Max & Molly show us it's not only fun and relaxing to daydream, but also an effective way to create a wonderful life.

What Would Jackie Do

Author : Shelly Branch
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We can’t help but want to be like her: Exuding unmatched poise and style, she continues to fascinate people of all ages. But how would Jackie have handled the twenty-first-century? What would she think about a society that celebrates outsized egos, instant everything, and casual rules of conduct? How might she dress for the office, scan for a man, accessorize a home—and get away from it all when necessary? With intriguing research, commentary from today’s experts, and fond reminiscences from those who knew and admired the first lady of perfection, journalists Shelly Branch and Sue Callaway now offer a sparkling answer to the question, What Would Jackie Do? Applying Jackie’s philosophies to every aspect of contemporary life, including relationships, office politics, family matters, and entertaining, What Would Jackie Do? is a trove of advice, featuring: • Noblesse Oblige for Beginners • How Not to be an Interchangeable Woman • Mastering the Effortless Rich look • The art of attachment: lessons on sex, marriage, and men of consequence • Career Whirl: Pearls for Getting Ahead • Caftan in a Kelly bag: How to travel beautifully • O- Behave! Anti-brat strategies for parents * En Suite Home: Perfecting Your Domestic Pitch The next best thing to having Jackie O. as a personal adviser, What Would Jackie Do? reveals the practical wisdom behind an icon and gives all readers a piece of the Jackie mystique, be it of the heart, the mind, or the home.

British Humanities Index

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How the Aliens From Alpha Centauri Invaded My Maths Class and Turned Me Into a Writer and How You Can Be One Too

Author : Jackie French
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Do you like to fly to the moons of Saturn or visit talking wombats Do you like to daydream Do you eat chocolate Have you ever wondered how your favourite authors create the fantastic worlds their characters inhabit And have you ever wanted to write yourself Jackie French, one of Australia's most popular and renowned children's authors, helps you to unleash the full power of your creative imagination. Everything is covered from how not to write the beginning of your story to ways you can make your stories fatter and juicier. Hovercrafts, orphaned cats, horrible maths teachers - you never thought writing could be so much fun. Characters made from compost or aliens in your maths class - you too can be a writer. Ages 10+ Do you like to fly to the moons of Saturn or visit talking wombats? Do you like to daydream? Do you eat chocolate? Have you ever wondered how your favourite authors create the fantastic worlds their characters inhabit? And have you ever wanted to write yourself? Jackie French, one of Australia's most popular and renowned children's authors, helps you to unleash the full power of your creative imagination. Everything is covered from how not to write the beginning of your story to ways you can make your stories fatter and juicier. Hovercrafts, orphaned cats, horrible maths teachers - you never thought writing could be so much fun. Characters made from compost or aliens in your maths class - you too can be a writer. Ages 10+

My Secret Diary

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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A wonderfully written and engaging teenage memoir: read all about Jacqueline's problems with her family, her first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager; learn all about the music and books she loved, her troubled school life and her parents' difficult relationship. Written in Jacqueline's usual and inimitable style, this will be fascinating reading for her fans, and for anyone who's interested in what life in the UK was like in the fifties and sixties.

The Talisman

Author : Stephen King
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The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life. Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.

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International Who s who of Authors and Writers

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Touch the Dawn

Author : Karen Young
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Heat of the Night

Author : Karen Young
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Three dramatic novelsDebt of Love, Touch the Dawn, and The Silence of MIdnightfollow three couples as they struggle to protect innocent children from the evil surrounding them and, in the process, find unexpected love. Reprint.