Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:30 am by M. in , ,    No comments
An alert from the Brontë Parsonage Museum for today, October 26:
Jacqueline WilsonOur Ambassador for Charlotte returns to Haworth
October 26, 2pm
West Lane Baptist Centre, Haworth

One of the nation's favourite authors, Jacqueline Wilson, visits Haworth to read from and talk about her work.
Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first 'novel' when she was nine years old. She has since gone on to write over one hundred books, creating enduring characters such as the famous Tracy Beaker. Her books are loved and cherished by young readers all over the world, and have won numerous prizes including the Children's Book of the Year, the Smarties Medal and the Children's Book Award. In 2002 Jacqueline was awarded the OBE for services to literacy in schools and from 2005 to 2007 she was Children's Laureate. In 2008 she became Dame Jacqueline Wilson.
Jacqueline Wilson is also a great admirer of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and is working with the Brontë Society as an Ambassador for Charlotte during 2016.

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