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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409098171
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker




A bind-up of DOUBLE ACT and BAD GIRLS – two of the best from our most popular children’s author

Meet the terrible twosome, Ruby and Garnet, in DOUBLE ACT – twins with identical looks and identical interests, but different hopes…
And in BAD GIRLS, there's Mandy who's desperate to escape being teased at school. Friendship with Tanya seems like a great solution – even though Mum says she's a bad girl…

  • Pub date: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409098171
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

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.


Praise for Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker

“Jacqueline Wilson is hugely popular with seven- to ten-year-olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance”

Independent on Sunday

“A story for our times... young moralists will cherish the messages about loyalty and friendship in this fast-paced, special story”

Daily Telegraph

“One of the most exact descriptions of girl-on-girl bullying I have ever read... painfully believable”

Times

“'Mandy's multiple dilemmas are sympathetically unravelled in this super story of true friendship' Carousel”

“'A clear and sensitive book about very common problems... A gripping story' Mail on Sunday”

“'Jacqueline Wilson writes with great skill and humour about the reasons and results of bullying... Very readable... Tanya and Mandy will remain in readers' minds long after they close the book. Nick Sharratt's illustrations capture the mood of the book, using some delightful details to show everyday scenes and fantasies' Junior Bookshelf”

“'Treading a sensitive, complex path among ethical, social and family issues, and dealing with bullying, illiteracy and friendship, this is a skilfully judged story that provokes lots of discussion among 8- to 12-year-olds' Guardian Education”

“Praise for BAD GIRLS:”

“'Wilson's comic exploration of the twin-world shows the desire to separate fighting a powerful genetic magnetism. In a clever touch, each narrator is given a different illustrator' Independent on Sunday”

“'An exuberant story... the ingenious split narrative, inventive page design and lots of incidental pictures make this book irresistible' Guardian”

“'Another winner by Jacqueline Wilson with all the wit and verve that we now associate with this author. Impossible to put down, children will love it' The School Librarian”

“'A wonderfully perceptive tale of two sisters, struggling to create their own identity and deal with the upheavals in their family life. Jacqueline Wilson has the knack of focusing on problems in a child's life with humour and sensitive intuition - a worthy successor to a classic like The Suitcase Kid' Books for Your Children”

“'Hilarious tale which contains dark notes that ring very true' Times”

“'Jacqueline Wilson has a distinctive narrative style with her spunky and articulate young heroines... A funny, punchy and quite moving read' The Bookseller”

“Praise for DOUBLE ACT:”

“'Jacqueline Wilson has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues' Bookseller”

“A book of the highest quality. It will be very, very popular too. Hurrah!”

Mail on Sunday


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