She's written over 100 books!
Sold over 42 million!
The creator of Tracy Beaker!
Jacqueline Wilson is a hero to generations of kids and adults alike.
The fans have been so inspirational for me. I find it so touching. One young lad wrote to me, clearly believing Tracy to be real and said could I please marry her when they grow up. I thought that was so sweet and wonderful!
She joined Weekend Breakfast and told Alison Curtis all about her new book (the 112th!! Wow!) called The Runaway Girls , the success and 30th anniversary of her most celebrated work Tracy Beaker and creating brand new legions of fans with her new take featuring Tracy's own daughter, she also spoke about the difficulties of Lockdown for so many of her peers, and of course her loving Irish fans!
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Tracy Beaker as a character.
The Story of Tracy Beaker was Jacqueline’s first book with illustrator Nick Sharratt and now 30 years on The Runaway Girls is their last book, celebrating a wonderful 30 year partnership!
It is out now.