Double Act

Author(s): Jacqueline Wilson

Middle Fiction

A fantastically popular story featuring fun, sparky but very different identical twins, Ruby and Garnet--featuring a special introduction by the author. Winner of the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award.
Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do EVERYTHING together, especially since their mother died three years earlier--but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books. And when everything around the twins is changing so much, can being a double act work for ever?

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A brilliant new cover look for this fantastically popular Jacqueline Wilson title about sparky twins Ruby and Garnet

"An exuberant story . . . the ingenious split narrative, inventive page design and lots of incidental pictures make this book irresistible." --"Guardian"

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. * 'A brilliant young 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

General Fields

  • : 9780440867593
  • : penguin random house
  • : Corgi
  • : October 2006
  • : 196mm X 132mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : Illustrations
  • : Jacqueline Wilson
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : Nick Sharratt
  • : English
  • : Fic