Jacqueline Wilson wins Lifetime Achievement award

05/11/2015: Many congratulations to Dame Jacqueline Wilson, who today is honoured with the J.M. Barrie Award for a ‘lifetime of unforgettable writing for children’.

Now in its eleventh year, the prize is awarded by Action for Children’s Arts to a writer or creative person whose work will ‘stand the test of time’. Previous winners have included Roger McGough and Quentin Blake.