The Dare Game

The Dare Game

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I'M TRACY BEAKER, THE GREAT INVENTOR OF EXTREMELY OUTRAGEOUS DARES - AND I DARE YOU TO READ A MORE BRILLIANT STORY THAN THIS! I've bought a big fat purple notebook for writing down all my mega-manic ultra-scary stories in. But especially for my own story. Of how my foster-mum, Cam, has turned out to be a real meanie. No designer clothes, when I really need them. A pokey flat, and a horrible new school. No wonder I bunk off ...Still, it will have to do until my real mum comes and gets me. And until then, no-one is going to be better at the Dare Game than Tracy Beaker!show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 26mm | 181.44g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0440867584
  • 9780440867586
  • 26,318

About Jacqueline Wilson

JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. THE ILLUSTRATED MUM was chosen as the 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. In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was made a Dame. * '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' more

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"Wilson tackles subjects that other writers shy away from and this meaty read will win her more fans" Guardian "Thoughtful sequel ... Wilson has a genius for conveying tricky material to those readers who can handle it" The Timesshow more

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"Thoughtful sequel . . . Wilson has a genius for conveying tricky material to those readers who can handle it"show more

Back cover copy

Tracy Beaker, the Great Inventor of Extremely Outrageous Dares - and I dare YOU not to say this is the most brilliant story ever! I thought I was going to live happily ever after with Cam as my foster-mum. Well, ha ha! It hasn't turned out like that. Cam's so MEAN! She won't buy me designer clothes so all the other kids at my new school laugh at me. No wonder I bunk off and go to this special secret place. There are these two boys I meet there, Alexander and Football. We play the Dare Game - and I always win. I'm the greatest. I AM! An all-time favourite Tracy Beaker story, now with an extra-special new introduction by Jacqueline!show more

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4 25% (998)
3 40% (1,592)
2 15% (592)
1 3% (132)
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