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Love lessons

Love lessons

Wilson, Jacqueline, author; Sharratt, Nick, illustrator

Prue and her sister have been educated at home by their controlling father. He ends up in hospital. The girls' mother sends them to local comp. Prue and her art teacher, Rax bond over art lessons. As her feelings for Rax develop, she begins to realise that perhaps he feels the same way about her. But he can't act upon them, can he?

Paperback, Book. English. Young adult fiction. Teenage Fiction. General. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Corgi, 2006
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Statement of responsibility: Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt
ISBN: 0552553522, 9780552553520
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2005.
Physical Description: 263 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: First loves Fiction.; Teacher-student relationships Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.5
Interest Level: UY
Points: 9
Quiz Number: 208238

Author note

Jacqueline Wilson (Author)

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (forThe Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (forDouble Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade.

'A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES
'She should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues' BOOKSELLER

Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

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 Edinburgh.


"Jacqueline Wilson at her very best"
Publishing News||"Sensitive and insightful story . . . Demonstrates perfectly why this author is adored by her legions of fans"
The Bookseller||"Deserves three cheers . . . The most richly enjoyable Wilson novel for years"
The Times||"The queen of difficult subjects, Jacqueline handles this one with wit and sensitivity. Her best ever"