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Dustbin Baby

Dustbin Baby
 

April knows she was found in a dustbin fourteen years ago as a new-born baby. And now she's fairly happily settled with her foster mother, Marion. But she's desperate to recall what happened in the intervening years, and to see if she can find out where she really came from in th... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780552556118
Barcode 9780552556118
Published 3 June 2013 by Random House
Format Paperback, New title
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Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
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ISBN-13 9780552556118
ISBN-10 0552556114
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Corgi Childrens
Publication Date 3 June 2013
International Publication Date 1 March 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fiction Dealing With Family Issues
Fiction Dealing With Social Issues
Parents' Divorce & Separation, Family Break-Up
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 170g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Adopted children, Juvenile fiction, Mothers and daughters
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

April knows she was found in a dustbin fourteen years ago as a new-born baby. And now she's fairly happily settled with her foster mother, Marion. But she's desperate to recall what happened in the intervening years, and to see if she can find out where she really came from in the first place. This is a highly moving but very accessible novel, in Jacqueline Wilson's unique, acclaimed and adored style.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance. -- Independent on Sunday
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 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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