Posts Tagged ‘Tuberculosis’

Queenie
By Jacqueline Wilson

The latest book from best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson is Queenie, the story of of Elsie Kettle, a young girl who lives with her Nan. Mum isn’t around much but that’s okay because Elsie loves her Nan.
It is 1953 and the royal Elizabeth is about to be crowned Queen. All Elsie wants is to visit London and take part in the celebrations but both her and Nan become sick with tuberculosis. Elsie is then stuck in a children’s ward at the hospital for months mion end.
How will she cope? What about loneliness? What about friends and what of Queenie?
Great for younger children and fans of Jacqueline Wilson will not be disappointed.

Here’s a little snippet about the book from the author herself.