The Bed and Breakfast Star

Front Cover
Yearling, 1994 - Bed and breakfast accommodations - 207 pages
43 Reviews
Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots! I'm Elsa and that's one of my jokes (I tell lots of jokes and I'm going to be a big star one day.) I do my best to cheer my family up but no one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: The Bed and Breakfast Star

User Review  - Amanda Milburn - Goodreads

As an adult even the ending to this book is really sad, especially as the housing crisis portrayed is still a reality for so many people. Read full review

Review: The Bed and Breakfast Star

User Review  - Georgia O'Brien-Perry - Goodreads

Ulysses is awful, so I decided to go on a kids book binge to save my brain. Talk about contrast. Read full review

All 24 reviews »


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

20 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1994)

Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath, England on December 17, 1945. She always wanted to be a writer and as a teenager, started working as a journalist for Jackie magazine. Since becoming a full-time writer, she has written numerous novels including The Dare Game; Bad Girls; The Worry Website; Lola Rose; The Diamond Girls; Clean Break; and Hetty Feather. Her novels have been adapted numerous times for television, and commonly deal with such difficult topics as adoption, divorce, and mental illness. She has also won numerous awards including the Guardian Children's Fiction Award for The Illustrated Mum; the Smarties Prize, the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Children's Book Award for Double Act; The Young Telegraph/Fully Booked Award in 1995 for The Bed and Breakfast Star; and the 2002 Blue Peter People's Choice Award for The Story of Tracy Beaker.

Nick Sharrat is a popular children's book illustrator whose many awards include the Smarties Book Prize. He is perhaps best-known for his illustrations for the multi-million selling author Jacqueline Wilson.

Bibliographic information