Floss's parents are divorced, and she divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her new stepdad and her baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon cafe. But their simple arrangement is thrown into disarray when Floss's mum decides to move to Australia.
Making the difficult decision to stay at home, Floss moves in permanently with her dad and they muddle along happily together, surviving on chip butties and enjoying visits to the local funfair. But disaster strikes - Dad's money troubles catch up with him and they have to move out of the cafe. They're homeless - but can their new fairground friends help out?
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Wilson is on top social-observing form - Independent
As usual, Wilson's book provokes both laughter and thought - Junior Education
Wilson moves away from familiar mum territory to cast her acute eye on dads - Guardian
Jacqueline Wilson fans will love this new adventure drawn straight from the reality of the modern teenager - The Good Book Guide
Another absorbing slice of family and school life - The Children's Bookseller
Jacqueline Wilson's' latest story is a winning combination of realistic characters, entertaining drama and moving encounters. Candyfloss effortlessly draws its young readers into its pages from the beginning - Amazon.com
Children will laugh and learn throughout Candyfloss, yet another fun book from the ever-popular Jacqueline Wilson - Preston Citizen
More emotionally charged and gripping writing from the award-winning Children's Laureate - Hull Daily Mail
Jacqueline Wilson captures exactly the intricate rituals of childhood - Daily Echo
Expect drama, crises, gripping plot and realistic narrative - Birmingham Post
Will capture the minds of children in the 8 - 12 range - Bury Free Press
Another moving and entertaining tale - Ayr Advertiser
Another gripping and emotionally involving slice of family life from the award-winning, best-selling author and Children's Laureate - Saffron Walden Reporter
Wilson again brings the realities of modern day lifestyles into her children's writing, cementing her position on the top spot of the young person's literary scene - North West Evening Mail
Fans of Jacqueline's other work will love this book, a story they can all identify with - Croydon Advertiser
Realistic characters, entertaining drama and moving encounters - Derby Evening Telegraph
Another great read full of lively characters and real life dilemmas from Britain's most popular children's author - Axis Magazine
A brilliantly visual novel - Westmoreland Gazette
A fun but thoughtful story - South Wales Evening Post
I'd recommend this book for all teenagers - Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle
As with all Wilson's novels, Candyfloss tells life how it is . . . This is where there the sheer beauty of Wilson's work lies - Stornoway Gazette
A gripping slice of family life - Brighton Argus
I would recommend this book, it's a good read and great for people who like Jacqueline Wilson. I give this book five stars out of five! - Torquay Herald Express Series
JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (for Double Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade.
'A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES 'She should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues' BOOKSELLER