Jacqueline is one of the England’s favourite authors, and her books are loved and cherished by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world. She has sold millions of books and in the UK alone the total now stands at over 35 million!
In 2002 Jacqueline was awarded the OBE for services to literacy in schools and from 2005 to 2007 she was the Children’s Laureate. In 2008 she became Dame Jacqueline Wilson.
Author's Comment: I write about children who are struggling and dealing with difficult things in their lives. But I nearly always try to work things out so that when a child finishes one of my books, he or she can put it down with a happy sigh, rather than being traumatised and in floods of tears.