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About the book
  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407048307
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

My Secret Diary




A fabulous account of Jacqueline Wilson's teenage years, told through extracts from her teenage diaries, to follow up the huge bestseller, Jacky Daydream

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 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.

  • Pub date: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407048307
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

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 My Secret Diary

“Liberally sprinkled with the tiny black and white photos of the time, this is a fascinating insight into the growing pains of a much loved and respected writer.”

Scool Librarian

“I liked this book because it gave me an insight into the author's life.”

Cork Evening Echo (EIRE)

“"A fascinating peep into the real Ms Wilson."”

Newbury Weekly News

“Wonderfully written and engaging memoir of her life as a teenager.”

Linconshire Free Press


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