Jacqueline Wilson's most recent book-signing lasted five hours. That's par for the course for a writer who recently overtook Catherine Cookson as the most borrowed author from public libraries in this country and who had four titles in the top 100 in the BBC's Big Read. She has sold more than 15 million copies of her books and looks set to sell many more. Not bad for a girl from a council estate in Kingston, Surrey, who started off in teenage magazines.
Monday, October 18, 2004
Britain's most-borrowed author is interviewed by Christina Patterson in The Indpendent.