|aThe illustrated mum /|cJacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt
|aLondon :|bCorgi Yearling,|c2017
|a292 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm
|aCorgi Yearling book
|aOriginally published : London : Doubleday, 1999
|aDespite her mother's crazy tattoos and mood swings, Dolphin loves her and all her uniqueness. But when Dolphin's sister Star suddenly moves away to their father's home to get some peace in her life, Dolphin doesn't like being alone with her mothers unpredictable behavior. Dolphin is missing her sisters support
Dolphin adores her mother, Marigold. She's got wonderful clothes, bright hair and vivid tattoos all over her body - a colourful lady, to match her colourful life. But Dolphin's older sister, Star, is beginning to wonder if living with Marigold's fiery, unpredictable moods is the best thing for the girls . . .
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