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Girls in tears

Girls in tears

Wilson, Jacqueline, author; Sharratt, Nick, illustrator

Ellie, Magda and Nadine have got all sorts of trouble. A kiss at a party threatens to break Ellie and Magda's friendship. But they both know that Nadine's about to get into big trouble with an 'Internet date' and only the two of them together can save her. Will pride or friendship come first?

Paperback, Book. English. Teenage Fiction. Young adult fiction. General. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Corgi, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt
ISBN: 0552557439, 9780552557436
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2002.
Physical Description: 190 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Female friendship Fiction.; Teenage girls Social life and customs Fiction.
Award: Children's Book of the Year 2002; WHSmith Children's Book of the Year

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.3
Interest Level: UY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 205986

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.


"An easygoing, humorous tale"
Publisher's Weekly||"Will appeal to many girls facing relationship issues"
School Library Journal||"I'd recommend it to all teenage girls"
Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle