Jacqueline Wilson

Born in Bath, Jacqueline Wilson spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first "novel" when she was nine, filling countless Woolworths' exercise books as she grew up. She started work as a journalist for DC Thomson in Scotland where JACKIE magazine was named after her. She has been writing full time all her adult life.

Below you will find various activities for your students to explore the themes touched upon in Jacqueline Wilson's book “The Illustrated Mum” . We have also given suggested activities you could do with your students to future explore the themes. To support you we have created lesson slides and have given you an extracts from the book.

Extracts from 'The Illustrated Mum'

'The Illustrated Mum' Lesson Slides

'The Illustrated Mum' Lesson Tasks

We have a a series of comprehension self-marking quizzes, the quizzes are designed to allow KS2 pupils to practise and apply their skills of the Content Domains. They have been written in a progressive order, and using different question types, to support KS2 pupils of different abilities.

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2A

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2B

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2D

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2C

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2E

'The Illustrated Mum' Quiz 2F

Below you will find links to other LGfL resources which link to the themes mentioned in Jacqueline Wilson's book 'the Illustrated Mum'

Busy Things

j2e Tool Suite