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Girls out late

Girls out late

Wilson, Jacqueline; Sharratt, Nick

Ellie's dad says that she has to be home by nine o'clock, but while she's out with her best friends, Magda and Nadine, she meets a boy. Will Russell still be interested in Ellie when he finds out that she has to be in by nine?

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Corgi, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt
ISBN: 055255748X, 9780552557481
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 1999.
Physical Description: 190 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Teenage girls Juvenile fiction.; Friendship Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.2
Interest Level: UY
Points: 6
Quiz Number: 204097

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.


"The portrayal of the girls' relationships and of their love lives is agonisingly accurate. No wonder girls cannot get enough of Jacqueline Wilson"
The Good Book Guide||"Bursting with a thirteen-year-old's delight in hanging out with her friends and taking on the world"
The Times||"A surefire bestseller for everyone"
The Bookseller||"Far more believable and emotionally valid than other fiction of its ilk"
The Scotsman