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Jacqueline Wilson


Award-winning British children’s author whose function handles controversial themes, such as for example divorce, adoption, and mental illness. Her best-known books consist of Hetty Feather (2009), Dustbin Baby (2001) and Two times Take action (1995). She read voraciously and published prolifically during her child years years in Kingston-upon-Thames, Britain. She was a fantastic college student at Coombe Ladies’ College, but she finished her research in her past due teenagers and was quickly offered employment in the DC Thomson posting organization. Her Tracy Beaker book series, which she started liberating in 1991, became popular and CBBC modified multiple installments into Television specials. She was created in Shower, Somerset, Britain to Harry and Margaret Aitken. She was wedded to printer-turned-policeman, Millar Wilson, from 1965 to 2004. She and Millar experienced one child, Emma. She actually is a prominent English children’s author, similar to J.K. Rowling.

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Full Name Jacqueline Wilson
Date Of Birth December 17, 1945
Place Of Birth Bath, England
Profession Children's Author
Education Coombe Girls' School
Nationality British, English
Spouse William Millar Wilson
Children Emma Wilson
Parents Margaret Aitken, Harry Aitken
Awards Children's Laureate, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year
Music Groups Billy Ward and his Dominoes
Nominations Carnegie Medal, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
Movies Dustbin Baby, Tracy Beaker: The Movie of Me, Double Act
TV Shows Tracy Beaker Returns, The Story of Tracy Beaker
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England [December 2007]
2The British magazine Jackie, aimed at teenage girls, is named after Jacqueline Wilson who worked as a journalist for the publisher at the time the magazine was launched.
3She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2008 Queen's New Year's Honors List for her services to children's literature.
4Has one daughter, Emma
5Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 137, pages 420-428. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
6[2005] Appointed children's laureate.
7She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen's Honours List for services to literacy in schools.
8Has written over 80 books and, as of 2005, has sold over 30,000,000 worldwide.



The Dumping Ground2013-2016TV Series book - 67 episodes
Hetty FeatherTV Series novels - 10 episodes, 2016 based on the novel by - 9 episodes, 2015
Tracy Beaker Returns2010-2011TV Series book - 23 episodes
Dustbin Baby2008TV Movie novel
The Story of Tracy Beaker2002-2006TV Series book - 50 episodes
Girls in Love2003-2005TV Series books - 27 episodes
Best Friends2004TV Series novel - 5 episodes
Tracy Beaker Parties with Pudsey2004TV Movie characters
Tracy Beaker's 'The Movie of Me'2004TV Movie characters
The Illustrated Mum2003TV Movie novel
Double Act2002TV Movie



Double Act2002TV MovieCasting director
Have Gun - Will Travel1963TV SeriesAlice



What's Cooking? From the Sainsbury's Kitchen2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
12 Again2012TV SeriesHerself
Breakfast2005-2011TV SeriesHerself - Children's Author / Herself
Late Review2011TV SeriesHerself - Cultural Highlights interviewee
Five Minutes With...2009TV SeriesHerself (as Dame Jacqueline Wilson)
This Morning2009TV SeriesHerself
Picture Book2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Comics Britannia2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Children's TV on Trial2007TV Series documentaryHerself
HARDtalk Extra2007TV SeriesHerself
Jackie Magazine: A Girl's Best Friend2007TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Jacqueline Wilson OBE)
The South Bank Show2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The Culture Show2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Smile2004TV SeriesHerself

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2002BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Schools DramaDouble Act (2002)· Yvonne Davies
· Cilla Ware

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