Author(s): Jacqueline Wilson
Tattooed all over, Marigold is the best mother in the world. ThatÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs what Dolphin thinks. Her older sister, Star, loves Marigold too ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ she just canÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂt help wishing she were more NORMAL. A sensitively written (warm, funny and sad) story about bipolar disorder for children aged nine and over, from an award-winning British author.
Shortlisted for the 2000 Children's Book Award, category 3, the longer novel.
Winner of Children's Book of the Year Award 2000 and Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2000 and Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000. Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1999 and Blue Peter Book Award 2000 and Carnegie Medal 2000 and Whitbread Prize (Children's Book) 1999.
" A marvelous, poignant tale. . . . Jacqueline's best yet." -- "Daily Telegraph" (UK)
" Disturbingly perceptive and provocative." -- "The Guardian" (UK)
" A powerfully portrayed, sometimes shocking but ultimately uplifting story, this is a book not to be missed." -- "The Bookseller" (UK)
Winner of the Children's Book of the Year Award in England
"From the Hardcover edition."