Award-winning, bestselling and beloved Jacqueline Wilson tells the fascinating, moving story of a girl sent away from home as an evacuee during the Second World War.
Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain?s bestselling and most beloved children?s authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold. As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children?s Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children?s Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings. Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at JacquelineWilson.co.uk
"A heart-warming story packed with Second World War detail" * Daily
"An emotional and dramatic urgency that will keep readers turning the pages compulsively" -- Andrea Reece, June 2017 Book of the Month * Lovereading4kids.co.uk *
"Wilson has an incredible ability to inhabit her child characters so precisely and Wave Me Goodbye will be like Nina Bawden's Carrie's War for a new generation of children learning about our country's past" * Belfast Telegraph *
"Wilson has a gift for striking truths . . . a worthy addition to [her] ever-growing body of work" -- Rebecca Butler * Books for Keeps *