Jacqueline Wilson News

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If you've enjoyed Paul O'Grady's programme For the Love of Dogs, how about voting for it in the National Television Awards - Best Factual Entertainment programme. It shows the great work that Battersea Dog and Cats Home does. Voting closes tomorrow! 

Posted on 21-01-2014

Jacqueline on the Graham Norton Show

Jacqueline Wilson was a guest on the Graham Norton Show and talked about Paws and Whiskers, her book premiere at Leicester Square theatre and the Imagine Festival. Graham drew attention to the V&A’s exhibition about Jacqueline Wilson’s life which opens in April.

Here is a link: http://bbc.in/1kPv5Dv Jacqueline’s section begins one hour, 34 minutes in.


Posted on 20-01-2014

Paws and Whiskers Premiere Event!

Join us for the premiere launch of Paws and Whiskers, the new book by Jacqueline Wilson. The launch will take place on the 15th of February.

Hear the bestselling author and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Ambassador discussing her career and latest book Paws and Whiskers, an anthology of stories about dogs and cats from the world of children’s literature.  

Posted on 06-01-2014

40% off the Hetty Feather Trilogy

This is the perfect time to start reading about Hetty and her friends - you can get 40% off any or all books in the trilogy until the end of September! 

Posted on 20-09-2013

Diamond premiere event!

Come to the very special premiere of Jacqueline Wilson’s brand new book, Diamond!

Saturday 28th September at 11am

Venue: Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London WC1H OAH

At this unique launch event hear Nick Sharratt talk about illustrating Jacqueline’s books and of course listen to Jacqueline Wilson herself talking about her career and the world of Hetty Feather.

Pre-signed copies of Diamond will be available from Waterstones at the Bloomsbury Theatre on the day.

Tickets: Adults £9 and Children £6 are available from the Bloomsbury Theatre website www.thebloomsbury.com or box office 020 7388 8822 

Posted on 10-09-2013

Jacqueline Wilson visits prize winnners Hounslow Chatterbooks group

Jacqueline visited Beavers Community Primary School in Hounslow last week.  Her visit was a prize for the school which had won a UK wide competition in which primary schools were asked to outline why they want to set up a Chatterbooks reading club in their school.  Jacqueline met members of the school’s newly-formed Chatterbooks group and talked to all the pupils in Years 3-6 and signed books as prizes for children at the school.   More information about Chatterbooks Reading clubs can be found on the Reading Agency website.

Posted on 13-06-2013

Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson

25 May - 8 September 2013

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Free Admission

Find out about the best selling author Jacqueline Wilson, in the first ever exhibition dedicated to her work.  Let Jacqueline guide you through a journey of her favourite stories, characters, daydreams and working processes.  The exhibition includes over 60 original illustrations by Nick Sharratt, including unpublished special illustrations created for Jacqueline.  It will explore how your favourite characters began including Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and The Illustrated Mum taking you from initial ideas and text through to her collaborations with illustrator Nick Sharratt.  Be inspired to create your own stories, sit and daydream, or join Jacky’s HUGE fan base from all over the world.

Touring exhibition from Seven Stories: the national centre for children’s books


Daydreams and Diaries Family Launch

Saturday 25 May 2013, 11am - 1pm

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Craft activities to celebrate the launch of the new exhibition Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson.

Suitable for children under 16 accompanied by an adult.


Gallery Information

Opening Hours:  Monday – Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 4.30pm Last Admissions 15 minutes before closing

Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Kingston upon Hull, HU1 3RA 

Telephone: 01482 613902  


Posted on 24-05-2013

Jacqueline on Radio 2 - link

Did you miss Jacqueline's interview with Chris Evans on his R2 Breakfast show this morning? Catch up with it here. The 500 Words writing competition is back and Jacqueline is a judge once again. Will you be entering? Visit the Chris Evans home page on the R2 website for details of how to enter

Posted on 22-01-2013