The Lottie Project

The Lottie Project

by Jacqueline Wilson (Author), Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

Synopsis

Hi! I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte - ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven - like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do ...

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: Yearling
Published: 09 Oct 2008

ISBN 10: 044086853X
ISBN 13: 9780440868538
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: A hilarious, witty and perceptive tale of two girls from very different times but experiencing very similar problems, from award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson.

Media Reviews
Wilson deserves her popularity - even the most resistant page-turner would find this difficult to put down * The Sunday Times *
The trick of writing as a child is not easy to pull off, but Wilson does it triumphantly * Independent on Sunday *
Her latest vivid, superbly observed story of real life * The Times *
A touching tale . . . Written in a first-person voice of disarming honesty, the book rings true through all its many layers * Guardian *
Jacqueline Wilson's clever interweaving of the modern and Victorian story lines makes this book especially satisfying. Nick Sharratt's delightful line drawings help to make the text accessible to a very wide range of readers, who will find this first rate novel both intuitive and humorous * Carousel *
Author 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. 'A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES. 'She should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY. 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues' BOOKSELLER.