Em adores her funny, glamorous dad - who cares if he's not her real father? He's wonderful to her, and to her little brother and sister. True to form at Christmas, Dad gives them fantastic presents, including a real emerald ring for his little Princess Em. Unfortunately he's got another surprise in store - he's leaving them. Will Dad's well-meaning but chaotic attempts to keep seeing Em and the other children help the family come to terms with this new crisis? Or would they be better off with a clean break - just like Em's arm'
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. Jacqueline was awarded an OBE in 2002. nn* 'A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMESn* 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAYn* 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emtional issues' BOOKSELLER
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A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety,Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance,Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues,Jacqueline Wilson tackles another delicate subject that is close to many children's hearts., A Writer's Life: Interview with Jacqueline Wilson.,Interview with Sandi Toksvig,Will be appearing on Blue Peter and presented with Gold Blue Peter Badge.,Has sad themes but leaves you with feelings of hope.,Clean Break sometimes causes sniffles, but in places it's also humorous and is a wonderful read for children aged eight and upwards. Jacqueline WIlson has written plenty of books...this is her best one yet.