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Lola Rose

Lola Rose
 

When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, they slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780552556132
Barcode 9780552556132
Published 1 May 2007 by Random House
Format Paperback, New edition
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Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
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ISBN-13 9780552556132
ISBN-10 0552556130
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Corgi Childrens
Publication Date 1 May 2007
International Publication Date 1 March 2007
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)
Fiction Dealing With Family Issues
Fiction Dealing With Social Issues
Fiction Dealing With Divorce, Separation, Family Break-Up
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 245g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Family violence - Juvenile fiction, Children's stories - lcsh
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 30869

Description of this Book

When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as a big adventure. They slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money runs out and reality bites, is it still a game they should play?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues. -- Bookseller <p> From the Hardcover edition.
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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