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The worry website

The worry website

Wilson, Jacqueline; Sharratt, Nick

Lots of the kids in Mr Speed's class have something to worry about. From a new stepmum to coping with Maths, everyone has their own private concerns and it's sometimes difficult to discuss them - even when you need advice. So Mr Speed sets up the Worry Website on the classroom computer. Anybody in the class can anonymously enter their worry and anyone else can type in advice to help out. A unique production for Jacqueline Wilson, coming from a story originally published in electronic form on the Internet, and also containing a brilliant story by a 12-year-old fan, who entered a competition to write a companion story to Jacqueline's

Book. English.
Published London: Corgi Yearling, 2003
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Available on the shelf at Falmer.

  • Falmer – One available in TR COLL F WIL

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt
ISBN: 0440864801, 9780440864806
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2002.
Physical Description: 126 p : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Children's stories, English.; Counseling Juvenile fiction.; Anxiety Prevention Juvenile fiction.

Author note

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely 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.

* '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

Back cover copy

Type in your worry . . .

Is anything bothering you? Problems in class or at home? Don't know where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website! Type in your worry and wait for the good advice to flow in.

At least that's the plan when Mr Speed sets up his super-cool new Worry Website for the class. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest feel that they've got shedloads of worries but, as they find out, sometimes the best advice comes from the most unexpected place.

A fabulous collection of linked short stories from the bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson. Also includes a prize-winning story by a 12-year-old writer!