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The Bed and Breakfast Star (Paperback, New edition)

By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots! This work includes these and other jokes.

ISBN 9780440867609
Barcode 9780440867609
Published 1 December 2006 by Random House
Format Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780440867609
ISBN-10 0440867606
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books
Publication Date 1 December 2006
International Publication Date 5 October 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 30868

Description of this Book

Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots! I'm Elsa, and that's one of my jokes (I tell lots of jokes and I'm going to be a big star one day). I do my best to cheer my family up - but no one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Funny and very moving -- Josie Lawrence Daily Express 20051014 An unsentimental and truthful book that is even better for a strong sense of mischief Independent on Sunday The chatty style draws young readers straight into the story, and the constant stream of corny jokes masks, but does not conceal, the deeper issues Daily Telegraph This is an hilarious and at the same time exceptionally emotional story Scribbler 20040611
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (for Double Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade.

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