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Country  United Kingdom
Publication date  2006
Author  Jacqueline Wilson
Genre  Children's literature
Illustrator  Nick Sharratt
3.5/5 Goodreads

Language  English
Originally published  2006
Preceded by  The Dare Game
Publisher  Doubleday
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Media type  Print (Paperback and Hardback)
Followed by  Tracy Beaker's Thumping Heart
Similar  Works by Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt books, Children's literature

Review starring tracy beaker by jacqueline wilson amy mclean

Starring Tracy Beaker is a 2006 British children's book, written by Jacqueline Wilson, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt. The book was first released on 5 October 2006, and was published by Doubleday. This is the third book of the daring Tracy, and this time she's up to more fun and games. Tracy's school/class are doing a play, "A Christmas Carol" and Tracy would dearly love a role. She gets the leading role in the school play (Ebenezer Scrooge) but messes it up by punching her enemy, Justine Littlewood in the nose. Tracy gets back the role near the end of the book because the other kids who are auditioning for Scrooge are hopeless.


Tracy lives in a Children's Home which she calls in her point of view "The Dumping Ground". She plans on becoming an actress just like her Hollywood mum, and she plans to make a start with this great opportunity. She desperately wants her mum to come and watch her acting Scrooge. Tracy does her very best. And spends her Christmas with Cam.


Tracy Beaker

The main character of the story, that resides in a children's home (Or as she names it "The Dumping Ground"). Tracy has a wild but vibarnt imagination that can sometimes take her to the extreme! She's sure that her mum Carly will come back for her but Tracy now has a foster mother called Cam.

Cam Lawson

Tracy's foster mother. She really cares for Tracy and bothers to come down every Saturday to see her, and Tracy very much enjoys these visits.


Jenny is the strict but fair head careworker of "The Dumping Ground" She hates when Tracy causes mischief and havoc around the home, but she does show a soft side too!


A care worker at "The Dumping Ground", Mike is very caring towards Tracy and makes Spaghetti Bolagnase which is her favourite!

Elaine the Pain

Tracy's Social worker. Not a help at anything in 'Christmas mode' and always blubs on about Cheek and Attitude and Silly Offensive Personal Remarks that could be really hurtful.

Peter "Weed"

Peter lost his parents when he was younger and then went to live with his Nan. Unfortunately, she died shortly afterwards. This tragedy meant that Peter had to live at the Dumping Ground. He is desperately trying to be friends with Tracy who is always calling him a "weed".

Justine Littlewood

Tracy's Arch-enemy who dsibelieves in Tracy's tales and teases her on and on about Tracy's mother Carly.


Both Tracy and Justine's friend. Unfortunately, Tracy no longer trusts her.

Mrs Darlow

Tracy's School headteacher

Miss Simpkins

Tracy's Art and Drama teacher.

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