Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson, DBE, FRSL is a children’s author best known for her book The Story of Tracy Beaker and more recently the Hetty Feather series. She was the UK Nominee for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2014 and has won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award, the Whitbread Children’s Book Award and the Smarties Medal. She is Chancellor of the University of Roehampton and from 2005 to 2007 was Children’s Laureate. She received her OBE in 2002, and was made a Dame in 2008.