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Two lively and hilarious tales from much-loved award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson.

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

Reviews

The chatty style draws young readers straight into the story, and the constant stream of corny jokes masks, but does not conceal, the deeper issues

Daily Telegraph on THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR

An unsentimental and truthful book that is even better for a strong sense of mischief

Independent on Sunday on THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR

An appealing mix of events and reactions that are both entertaining and moving. A book that lingers in the mind long after it is put down

Guardian on THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR

Tracy is a marvellously feisty creation: she is arrogant and rude, but the occasional glimpses we get of the vulnerable girl behind the tough exterior are enough to endear her to the reader . . . The excellent spiky illustrations by Nick Sharratt on nearly every page are a perfect complement to the text

The Bookseller on THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER

A sensitive and beautifully observed story . . . our young readers appreciated both the humour and the pathos

Federation of Children's Book Groups on THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER

Told in the zany, entirely convincing voice of Tracy Beaker herself . . . The strains of communal life with other children, rivalries and friendships and jokes, all spring to life, and Tracy's prose is decorated throughout with cheeky line drawings

Sunday Times on THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780440870227

    February 18, 2013

    Yearling

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781448158645

    September 27, 2012

    RHCP Digital

    368 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Jacqueline Wilson

Hetty Feather's Christmas
The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2018
Wave Me Goodbye
Butterfly Beach
Clover Moon
The Jacqueline Wilson Diary 2017
The Jacqueline Wilson Address Book 2016
Rent a Bridesmaid
Little Stars
Jacqueline Wilson Friendship Journal
Katy
Hetty Feather Journal
Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays
The Butterfly Club
The Jacqueline Wilson Treasury
Opal Plumstead
The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker
Jacqueline Wilson Hobby Journal
Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal
Ask Tracy Beaker and Friends
Paws and Whiskers
Diamond
Jacqueline Wilson Birthday Journal
Four Children & It

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