'She's a character that's haunted me': Jacqueline Wilson announces Tracy Beaker will RETURN as a single mum on 'tough' estate in gripping sequel

Mail Online | 3/12/2018 | Connie Rusk For Mailonline
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It was the most-loaned booked in public libraries across the U.K in the noughties.

And Jacqueline Wilson has decided to pick up the pen to continue Tracy Beaker's story- 27 years on from where she left off.

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The critically-acclaimed author, 72, revealed the heroine will return as a single mum, struggling to make ends meet on a 'tough' housing estate in London in the sequel, 'My Mum Tracy Beaker'.

'Tracy has been a character that's haunted me, she's the sort of person who sticks in your mind,' she told the Guardian.

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'When I realised just how long ago it was since I wrote the first Tracy Beaker book, I thought "if we were in real time, Tracy herself would be in her 30s."

'And I've always thought that, even though Tracy had lots of problems in her life and a pretty rubbish mum who was never there for her, Tracy herself would be a good mum, no matter what.'

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The story, which is aimed at both adults who loved the book...
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