Jacqueline Wilson (New Casebooks) by Lucy Pearson

By Lucy Pearson

over the past two decades, Jacqueline Wilson has released good over a hundred titles and has develop into firmly demonstrated within the panorama of kid's Literature. She has written for every age, from photo books for younger readers to younger grownup fiction and tackles a large choice of debatable themes, similar to baby abuse, psychological disease and bereavement. even supposing she has obtained a few feedback for offering tricky and probably 'adult' issues to young ones, she continues to be overwhelmingly renowned between her viewers and has gained a number of prizes chosen by way of youngsters, resembling the Smarties e-book Prize.This number of newly commissioned essays explores Wilson's literature from all angles. The essays conceal not just the content material and topics of Wilson's writing, but additionally her luck as a publishing phenomenon and the branding of her books. problems with gender roles and child/carer relationships are tested along Wilson's writing variety and use of strategies similar to the unreliable narrator. The publication additionally positive aspects an interview with Jacqueline Wilson herself, the place she discusses the demanding situations of writing social realism for younger readers and the way her writing has replaced over her long career.

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