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  • Wilson, Jacqueline
  • Language: English
  • Author:Wilson, Jacqueline
  • Publisher: Corgi
  • Publishing Date:2007
  • ISBN13: 9780440866459
  • ISBN10: 0440866456
  • Pages: 169
  • Edition : New ed
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Weight: 400
  • Category:Children and Young Adults
  • SUPC: 1598992


Description: Floss's parents split up when she was younger and she now divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her mum's new boyfriend and her new baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But then their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia for six months. Floss has to choose whether to go with her or stay with her dad. She picks her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But then disaster strikes, Dad's money troubles catch up with him and they have to move out of the cafe. They're homeless - but can their new fairground friends help out? Another gripping and emotionally involving slice of family life from the award-winning, bestselling author, Jacqueline Wilson
About the Author
JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author. THE ILLUSTRATED MUM was chosen as British Children’s Book of the Year in 1999 and was winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award 2000. Jacqueline has won the prestigious Smarties Prize and the Children’s Book Award for DOUBLE ACT, which was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. LOVE LESSONS has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 2006 and is on the short list for the Long Novel section of the Highland Children's Book Award. Jacqueline was awarded an OBE in 2002. * 'A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES * 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emtional issues' BOOKSELLER
Expect drama, crises, gripping plot and realistic narrative.,As usual, Wilson's book provokes both laughter and thought.,Jacqueline Wilson captures exactly the intricate rituals of childhood.,Another gripping and emotionally involving slice of family life from the award-winning, best-selling author and Children's Laureate,More emotionally charged and gripping writing from the award-winning Children's Laureate,Children will laugh and learn throughout Candyfloss, yet another fun book from mthe ever-popular Jacqueline Wilson.,Jacqueline Wilson’s’ latest story is a winning combination of realistic characters, entertaining drama and moving encounters. Candyfloss effortlessly draws its young readers into its pages from the beginning. As an ambassador demonstrating the robust health of the Nation’s storytelling talent, one needs look no further than Jacqueline Wilson... her bestselling novels, totalling over twenty million and counting, are undoubtedly the modern classics of the future.,Another absorbing slice of family and school life.,Wilson moves away from familiar mum territory to cast her acute eye on dads.,Wilson is on top social-observing form.,Will capture the minds of children in the 8 - 12 range,Another moving and entertaining tale.,Jacqueline Wilson fans will love this new adventure drawn straight from the reality of the modern teenager,Wilson again brings the realities of modern day lifestyles into her children's writing, cementing her position on the top spot of the young person's literary scene.,Fans of Jacqueline's other work will love this book, a story they can all identify with,Realistic characters, entertaining drama and moving encounters.,Another great read full of lively characters and real life dilemmas from Britain's most popular children's author.,A brilliantly visual novel.,A fun but thoughtful story.,I'd recommend this book for all teenagers,As with all Wilson's novels, 'Candyfloss' tells life how it is...this is where there the sheer beauty of Wilson's work lies.,A gripping slice of family life

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