by Jacqueline Wilson , Illustrated by Nick Sharratt
Category: Children & Teen Fiction / General
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 3 October 2005
Number of pages: 272
Interest Age: from 12
Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their father. After his death they were sent to the local comp. Prue develops affection towards the Art teacher, Rax and begins to realise that perhaps he feels the same. But he can't act upon them, can he? This book is a portrait of a forbidden relationship for teenagers.
What the papers say:
'A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES; 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY; 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emtional issues' BOOKSELLER
JACQUELINE WILSON is a vastly well-known and hugely popular author. THE ILLUSTRATED MUM was chosen as British Children's Book of the Year in 1999 and was winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000. Jacqueline has won the prestigious Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award for DOUBLE ACT, which was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Jacqueline was awarded an OBE in 2002 and was the most borrowed author from British libraries in 2003/04. Jacqueline is now the fourth children's Laureate. * 'A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES * 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emtional issues' BOOKSELLER Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children and 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 great success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson books. Nick lives in Brighton.
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