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  • Published: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780440871675
  • Imprint: Yearling
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $14.99

Dancing the Charleston




The must-have new novel from bestselling, much-loved children's author, Jacqueline Wilson.

A glittering trip back in time to the 1920s!‘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 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.

History is brought to life for children like never before, from the bestselling author of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker!

  • Published: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780440871675
  • Imprint: Yearling
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Jacqueline Wilson

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 amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings.

Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk

Nick Sharratt

Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children including Shark in the Park, You Choose and Pants. He has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed stellar success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson's books. Nick lives in Brighton.

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