Clean Break

When Mum and Dad split up, Em feels as though her heart has been torn out. Trying to cheer up her sister and brother, she looks for comfort in stories of heroes and heroines. But can Em become the heroine of her own story, and find a fairytale ending powerful enough to bring Dad back? A heartbreaking and inspiring tale from the pen of a master storyteller.

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  • loved it

    A wonderful book about a girl called Em. She helps make her younger siblings Vita and Maxie happy at the hardest of times. Great book. I would recommend.

    10 April 2018

  • It is a nice christmas story

    28 December 2016

  • loved it

    best book ever

    20 August 2016

  • everyone should read this amazing,superb,fantastic,heartbreaking, imaginative, beautifull book!!!!!!!!!!

    26 August 2015

  • loved it

    is a moving story about a girl called emily who has a sister called vixe and a brother maxie whos mother and father has had an fight . it happens on a christmas when emily hopes that it will be the best christmas . if anyone wants to read it would be roughly the age of 9+

    11 July 2015

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    Jacqueline Wilson

    Former Children’s Laureate Jacqueline Wilson is one of the UK’s best-known living children’s authors.


    Jacqueline has won loads of awards, including the prestigious Children’s Laureate 2005-2007, two British Book Awards Children’s Books of the Year for Girls in Tears and The Illustrated Mum, and the Guardian prize for The Illustrated Mum. In a poll to find the Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book Double Act was voted 10th and was the only contemporary title in the top ten.

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