Happy Birthday, Jacqueline Wilson!

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(17th December 1945 -)

Dame Jacqueline Wilson is one of the nation’s most-loved and favourite authors with her books being cherished by young readers. She has sold millions of copies worldwide, the total stands at over 40 million for the UK alone and her books have been translated into 34 different languages. Read More »


Happy Birthday, Charlotte Bronte!

(21st April 1816 – 31st March 1855)

Charlotte Bronte was an English Novelist and Poet. She is the eldest sister of the Bronte Sisters, Emily Bronte (Wuthering Heights) and Anne Bronte (The Tenant of Wildfell Hall). The Bronte Sister were contemporary female writers and initially published their works under male pseudonyms. Charlotte Bronte’s pen name was: Currer Bell. Her published works have become treasured classics of English Literature (most notably, The Professor and Jane Eyre).

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