The story of Dolphin, a young girl living in the wake of her mother's depression, and her sister Star, who is on the verge of adulthood. Both cope with living in a very dysfunctional household where their tattoo-crazy mum has real difficulties in coping too.
The Illustrated Mum Summary
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson
Dolphin adores her mother: she's got wonderful clothes, bright hair and vivid tattoos all over her body. Dolphin's sister, Star is beginning to wonder if staying with a mum whose temper can be as flashy as her body-art is the best thing for the girls.
About Jacqueline Wilson
JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author. THE ILLUSTRATED MUM was chosen as British Children's Book of the Year in 1999 and was winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000. Jacqueline has won the prestigious Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award for DOUBLE ACT, which was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Jacqueline was awarded an OBE in 2002. * 'A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES 'Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds- she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emtional issues' BOOKSELLER
Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000 Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2000 Winner of Children's Book of the Year Award 2000 Short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award 2000 Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2000 Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1999 Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (Children's Book) 1999
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