Jacqueline Wilson

Date Saturday 08 June 2024
Time 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
PricePay What You Decide - Recommended Price £12.50
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Jacqueline Wilson


Come listen to the much loved Dame Jacqueline Wilson as she joins us at the Festival to talk about how she started her writing career, how she created some of her best-loved characters as well as hearing about her brand new book The Girl Who Wasn’t There – a story about siblings and friendship – with a hint of ghostliness!  

A Former Children’s Laureate and author of over 100 books, Dame Jacqueline is one of Britain’s best-selling children’s authors. 

Best-known for characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, she has legions of loyal fans both in the UK and throughout the world.  


Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain's best selling and most beloved children's authors with more than forty million copies of her books having been sold. As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children's Book of the Year and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings.

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