Publish date: October 12th 2010
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
I always love Jacqueline Wilson's books. Her characters are so real. I really felt for Beauty and I loved the humanity and warmth of her relationship with her mother and I really cheered when they left her father. I only wanted to know if he ever knew his daughter was on TV and absolutely beautiful.
Beauty Cookson is a smart young girl who is bullied, both at home and at school. Her peers nickname her Ugly, and her father berates her about her lack of looks, confidence and friends. He does not treat her mother that much better. After a particularly disasterous birthday, Beauty and her mother es...