Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson

Nick Sharratt and Jacqueline Wilson © Barry Pells for Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books

Until 2 November 2014

This exhibition celebrates all things Jacqueline Wilson, giving you a chance to find out about her childhood, early career and what inspires her to write.

The exhibition features original notebooks along with childhood toys, school reports and diaries. There are also extracts and illustrations from some of her best-loved books including The Story of Tracy Beaker, The Illustrated Mum and Hetty Feather. Find out about the inspiration behind them and hear how they have changed the lives of some of their readers.

You can explore a re-creation of Jacqueline's childhood bedroom or make notes for your first novel on a chaise longue just like hers! Find out why Jacqueline loves writing books and what it's like to work with wonderful illustrator Nick Sharratt.

Jacqueline has written nearly 100 books and is dearly loved by millions of fans all over the world. Over 35 million copies of her books have been sold in the UK alone and they have been translated into 34 different languages.

V&A Museum of Childhood is the only London venue for Daydreams and Diaries, a touring exhibition originating from Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books.

www.sevenstories.org.uk

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