Jacqueline Wilson discusses Wave Me Goodbye at Conway Hall

 

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Wave Me Goodbye
Wave Me Goodbye is published in hardback by Doubleday Children’s at £12.99 on 18 May 2017.

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Jacqueline Wilson
Wave Me Goodbye

Join us for an afternoon with the much-loved author to hear all about her brand new book, Wave Me Goodbye, which is set at the beginning of the Second World War. Jacqueline Wilson will also talk about her life, how she has become one of the bestselling authors of recent years and about a host of her well-known characters including Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker.

September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, ten-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn’t know where she’s going, or what’s going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she’s going on ‘a little holiday’.

Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie – and their experiences living in the strange, half-empty Red House, with the mysterious and reclusive Mrs Waverley, will change their lives for ever.

Award-winning, bestselling and beloved author Jacqueline Wilson turns to this period of history for the first time, in this beautiful, moving story of friendship and bravery against the backdrop of the worst conflict the world has ever known.

Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain’s bestselling and most beloved children’s authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold.

As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children’s Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children’s Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings. Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at JacquelineWilson.co.uk.