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Competition time! We have teamed up with the very lovely people at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival to give away a wonderful prize of four tickets to see Jacquline Wilson at this year’s event!

Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most beloved children’s authors. Dame Jacqueline was born in Bath and is always popular with audiences of all ages when she visits the city. She has written more than 100 books, including the Tracy Beaker stories, Double Act, The Illustrated Mum and Hetty Feather.

Jacqueline Wilson fans will be delighted that they will be able to hear her talk about her exciting, magical new book, Project Fairy. It’s all about a girl called Mab whose mum is obsessed with fairies. Mab’s teacher gives her a book about Victorian fairies which changes her life in a most surprising way! Project Fairy is published on 15 September.

Jacqueline will be live at The Forum on Sat 24 Sept at 2pm.

To have a chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you have to do is tell us what the new book about a girl called Mab by Jacqueline Wilson is called! Seriously, it’s that easy! Put your answer on an email, along with your name and contact telephone number, mark the email Jacqueline Wilson Competition and send it to email hidden; JavaScript is required by 3 August 2022. We’ll then pick one lucky winner who will win the prize!

The Bath Children’s Literature Festival runs from Friday 23 September to Sunday 2 October, with tickets on sale from or tel: 01225 463362.