Take a Good Look

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Penguin Books Limited, May 31, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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Mary is fed up of being wrapped in cotton wool by her gran. Being blind doesn't mean that she can't look after herself. So Mary decides to go down to the sweetshop by herself for the first time but the trip is more eventful than she could ever have imagined and the shop is burgled whilst Mary is in there! How will she escape and get home safely?

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If the aim of this book is to educate people about blindness then it is terrible. I can forgive the plot being unbelievable, it's a childrens book and so there is an element of that to be expected ... Read full review

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The main character is blind. Holly Scott-Gardner reviews the portrayal of this condition at Disability in Kidlit. Read full review


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Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most popular children's authors ever. She has won many of the UK's top children's book awards including The Gold Smarties Prize, The Sheffield Children's Book Award, the Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Prize and Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal. Many of her books have also been adapted for TV, stage and radio. In 2008, Jacqueline was made a Dame of the British Empire.

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