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The Worst Thing About My Sister

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by Jacqueline Wilson


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So far we have received 65 reviews of The Worst Thing About My Sister. You can read them below.

Katie from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This is a really good book it is about two sisters that always
fight because ones a tomboy and one is girlie girl this book is
really for boys more then girls because there tons of gross
things happening.

Marks out of 10: 9

Katie from Year 5, Montagu Academy:

This book is awsome. Marty is such tomboy and Melissa is a
girlie girl so it is hilarious with all the fighting boys
should love this

Marks out of 10: 9

Katie from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book is so awsome it is all about sisters that fight kinda
like me my sister but at the end they do really love each other
that's sounds like nothing compared to me and my sister

Marks out of 10: 9

Katie from Year 8, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This is a funny book, about two sisters who can't stand each
other. My favourite charater is the dad because he pretends he
has a hoilday booking agent in the living room. Also he is so
laid back.

Marks out of 10: 7

Holly from Year 5, Doncaster Road Junior School, Mexborough:

loved reading this boook so ispiring.

Marks out of 10: 10

Elizabeth from Year 8, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

Marty and Melissa are sisters and they don't get on. Marty's
Mum makes her a dress to wear at a party but she doesn't like
it because she is a tomboy.

I liked the first bit of the book best because it tells you a
lot about the family and who they are. My favourite character
was Marty, because it tells you a lot about who she is and what
she likes.

I would recommend this book because it is good to read and it
is good for Jacqueline Wilson fans.

Marks out of 10: 9

Lucy from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

The Worst Thing About my Sister is a very moving book when two
very different girls argue all the time but love each other
very much inside.

At one point in the story Marty and Melissa realise that they
have taken their arguing too far and have upset their father,
bearing in mind that their father never cries, Then a shock
twist happens at the end where both sisters have to put their
differences aside.

Marks out of 10: 7

Estelle from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

I think this book was the best because lots of sisters are
normaly like this. Like me and my sister.
The worst character was Milliser because she was always making
fun of marty and she always blames her and fight like two year
olds.

Thats why i like this book, because im tomboyish and my sister
is girly girl. I recomend this book to have a sister(who fight
a lot) and people who can read. :)

Marks out of 10: 10

Estelle bennett from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

Brilliant. This book was BRILLINT. Please read this book it's
about a tomboy called martini (who really likes to be called
Marty) has a sister called Millisa who is a total girly girl
and they have to share a room together. Read this book to see
how 2 unbelievable opinions combine.

Marks out of 10: 10

Holly from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

The book is about a girl named Marty who is a tomboy and a
girl named Melissa who is a girly girl. They are both sisters
and they never get along, they fight and tease each other. I
really dont like this book due to the fact I am not into this
genre. My favourite character is Mum because she makes Marty do
stufff a tomboy shouldnt wear or do and thank goodness my mum
isnt the same.

Marks out of 10: 2

daisy from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book was amazing! I apsalutly loved it! This book is one
of the best books I have ever read! Jacquline Wilson is my
alltime favourite author and I love the way she writes her
books! She is my favourite author but I have non of her books
at home! I think that I will be getting some for christmas
though.

This book is not just a girly book just because the front cover
is a pink cover, it has alot of fighting between the two girls
of this book called Martina and mellisa. Martina is a tom-boy
who loves to draw pictures of a girl that is a superhero that
she made up. she also draws comic strips of her and draws her
going on lots of different adventures. Mellisa is a girl who
loves to put make-up on and mess about with her hair. Her
bedroom is all pink aswell! I would love to have a bedroom pink
like hers! She also likes to have everything all neat and tidy.

If there is anyone who is on the doncaster book awards who is
into Jacquline's books and has not read this book yet then get
reading!

Marks out of 10: 10

shannon from Year 6, Balby Central Primary:

this book mabe me fall of my chair, my fav bit is the bit where
they have the big fight. best book ever 10 out of ten!!

Marks out of 10: 10

Jessica from Year 6, Balby Central Primary:

I love Jacky Wilson's books especially this on because it
reminds me of me and my sister. When I was 2 I got annoyed with
my sister left my toys on the stairs she fell down and broke
her leg. I would recomend it to girls with a sister.

Marks out of 10: 10

Maggie from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This book is really funny. It's all about a girlie girl called
Melissa and her sister Marty who is a tomboy.These to girls DO
NOT get on.

Marks out of 10: 10

Abby from Year 9, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

The story is about Marty's relationship with her sister;
Melissa. It's their day to day life and it's quite funny. Marty
has to move into her sister's room, but she fights with her
sister a lot, they are complete opposites.
The story is told by Marty which is effective because you know
when she does something bad she (sometimes) didn't mean to and
(sometimes) feels guilty.
My favourite character was Dad because he was always there to
comfort his family even if he was upset and he barely ever
broke down.
My least favourite character was Mum because she always took
Melissa's side because she had the same sort of personality as
her so she wanted things how she did.
I think the book is based around family and no matter what they
are always there and they love you and you love them too, even
if you continually argue with them.
I would recommend this book to younger readers in primary
schools. In my opinion this wasn't as good as other books by
Jacqueline Wilson like 'My Sister Jodie' or 'Candyfloss'.

Marks out of 10: 6

Emma from Year 6, Doncaster Road Junior School, Mexborough:

This book is amazing i really love it and i thinks it is the
best it made me laugh and i would love to read it again !!!!!
(AMAZING BOOK I LOVE JACULINE WILSON)

Marks out of 10: 10

Abby S from Year 10, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This book is about two sisters, Melissa and Martina (who
prefers to be called Marty). Marty is a tomboy, she dresses in
casual clothes usually her favourite ‘POW’ top (that she
could wear for days on end without washing it) and always her
check converse. Her hair is blonde, curly and wild, she longs
to have it cut short -like her dad- but her mum won’t let
her. Marty is messy and imaginative she has her own superhero
called Mighty Mart and is constantly coming up with new comic
ideas for her (but Marty doesn’t always have a pen and
sometimes has to use a bit of Melissa’s eye pencil or some
lipstick). Marty loves bright colours like red and she owns
lots of scruffy, dirty furniture.
However Melissa is the complete opposite from Marty, she’s a
bit older. She has long, straight brown hair and loves pink and
girly-girl stuff. Melissa isn’t supposed to but she owns
loads of make-up and (unfortunately for Marty) most of her
clothes that she hands down consist of pink tops with cute
puppies on them. Melissa loves to be clean and pretty and is
constantly smothering herself in stinking rose hand cream that
Marty despises.
Naturally the two are constantly; fighting, blaming each other
for things, taunting each other and basically trying to make
the other’s life a misery. One day (after Marty was a rather
embarrassing, walking advertisement for her mum’s awful
frilly dresses) Marty and Melissa’s mum decides she needs her
own room to set up a little dress making studio. The problem is
there aren’t any spare rooms in the house. Therefore, the
only solution is: Marty and Melissa must share a room. Both
girls are horrified by the prospect but reluctantly agree. So
will the room share bring them closer or push them further
apart?
I loved this book! I’ve read it before, quite a while ago,
because I am a HUGE fan of Jacqueline Wilson and I read it
again because I needed to refresh my memory before writing the
review. I enjoyed it just as much the second time around as I
did the first. There’s a really unexpected bit near the end
of the book too that I think makes it better. I think it’s
really great, Marty is a really strong character and Marty and
Melissa’s constant fighting reminds me of me and my brother a
lot. The sibling rivalry is incredibly accurate.
I recommend this book for anyone in primary school and high
school because it’s a very easy read and it’s quite short
as well but the book isn’t just for younger readers because I
like it.
I will never stop loving Jacqueline Wilson.

Marks out of 10: 8

Neve from Year 6, Balby Central Primary:

I enjoyed the book because it is very exciting. I like the bit
where they have a big fight just because of the differances of
personality (one is a tomboy and the other is a girly girl). I
would definately recomend this book to anyone. The best book
i've read in a while. 10/10.

Marks out of 10: 10

Sophie from Year 5, Balby Central Primary:

I think that the worst thing about my sister is a lovely book
that really captures the real thing of having a sister t shoes
you real bad things can happen and then when you don't expect
worse . Gm

Marks out of 10: 10

Mia from Year 5, Owston Park Primary School:

I have not finished this book yet but it is so funny Marty I
like the best because she has got a attitude towards her sister

Marks out of 10: 7

Morgan from Year 6, Owston Park Primary School:

this book is not just for girls I couldnt put this book down
and although its very thick it only took me a week to read

Marks out of 10: 9

Lucy from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

I really like this book. It is funny and entertaining, I
enjoyed reading the book when the two girls Melissa and Martina
were fighting over the eyeliner and when Melissa moves into
Martina's because there mum and dad have decided to turn
Melissa's room into an office which does not go down well. If
you would like to find out this conclusion of the book then buy
it from a well known book store, online or lend it from your
local library.

Marks out of 10: 10

Kiely from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This book is really good because it is about to sisters that
aurgue. They have to share a bedroom but will things turn out ?
The sisters are called Martina and Melissa. Martina is are real
tomboy the wears a tshirt with pow on it and well Martina
discribes Milissa as a dinky silly frilly girlie girl she
leaves a pink trail around the house with note book and hair
things thats Milissa. Martina and Milissas mum needs and extra
room so she decides to move Martina in to Milissas room BUT
will things work out in Martinas and Milissa new room ?
Milissa gets here single bed thrown out of the house and into
the back garden. Martina has bunk beds in the old room, the
Marty den she calles it, so mum moves the bunk beds into their
new room. Martina crys so does Milissa.
I liked the book because Jacqueline Wilson is my all time
favourite auther and i the best bit of the book was where they
were sleeping in the bunk beds and Martina has a load of toys
and she gets the teddy snake and dangles it into Milissas face.

Marks out of 10: 10

Beth from Year 5, Saltersgate Junior School:

I think this book is very good and gives out a good message. It
is about a tomboy who has a really girly sister and when the
Mum and Dad need to make extra money they have to share a room.
When something very tragic happens they realise how much they
mean to each other. I rate this book 9/10 and think anyone who
is over 8 should read it.

Marks out of 10: 9

Daisey from Year 8, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

I liked this book because it is very exiting and interesting.
I managed to read half of the book because it is pretty long,
but every time i picked it up I got intrigued by it and
couldn't put it down.. My favourite characters were Marty and
Melissa because even though they are against each other they
pulled together for the sake of the family, also their dads
work which he loved. My favourite part of this book was when
Marty was telling a story to Melissa and she dangled the toy
snake and Melissa screemed ! I would recommend this book to all
ages because it is a funny book !

Marks out of 10: 10

sophie from Year 7, The Armthorpe Academy:

i liked it because it was funny and great the best thing was on
the back of the boock the blerb.

Marks out of 10: 9

Sharon from Year 7:

the worst thing about my sister is a very nice book it is quite
funny and some of the things that happen in the book happen in
real life because not every one love there sisters this book
helps know that no matter how nasty your sisters are you still
have to love them.

Marks out of 10: 6

Uche from Year 7:

The worst thing about my sister by jacqueline wilson is a great
read. This book express the differences between tomboy martina
(marty) and girlie girl melissa. This book is able to create an
image in your head. I would recommend this book to anyone who
loves to read!

Marks out of 10: 9

Mia from Year 5, Owston Park Primary School:

I have just finished this book and thourt it was very good. I
loved Marty's attitoud and I liked marty's sister is such a
girly girl and is so tidy.

Marks out of 10: 7

Becky from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

good book. it was very intersestig as i have a little sister
who uses all my things.

Marks out of 10: 7

Leesha from Year 7, Ridgewood School:

I really like Jacqueline wilson books so i thought that this
one would be good. But it wasn't... IT WAS AMAZING! i dont
usually say that but i would read this book again and again and
never get bored of it!

Marks out of 10: 10

jessica from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

I thought the book was good i thought it was a good storyline
and it kept you reading throughout the whole book.

Marks out of 10: 7

jessica from Year 5, Balby Central Primary:

i really like this book because its really dramatic at the end
and i think its funny when marty throws eggs at the people who
are mean to her!

Marks out of 10: 10

from Year 5, Adwick Park Junior School:

this book is quite amusing its one of my favourite book at the
moment by jacqueline wilson my favourite auther...

Marks out of 10: 10

Georgia from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

I have not got a sister so I did not know what to expect,it
only took me four days to read,because I was so interested
therefore I could"t stop reading!

This book is about two sisters that hate each-other.the oldest
sister is called Melissa and her younger sister is called
Martina(Marty)has a Marty den,she loves to play in it but
Melissa is totaly different she likes girlie things like her
baba and makeup and Justin B,but their mum makes dress.once she
made Marty where a blue one and people named her
bluebottle!,anyway Marty had share a room with Melissa that did
not work they had a fight and........because..........?

what I liked about this book.I liked the illustrations,feelings
,events going on inside this book and most of all I like the
characters!

This is why I rated this book at 10.



Marks out of 10: 10

Adam from Year 6, Saltersgate Junior School:

this book is all about marty and mellisa,who are always
fighting.Marty=a tomboy but mellisa is a girlie girl who likes
pink and pretty dresses.also melissa knows marty LOVES watching
toy story 3 with her dad so to wind her up when marty got back
home mellisa was next to her dad watching toy story 3 but she
didnt let her join in. altogether, i know it isnt for boys and
i would not reccomend it for boys either -__-

Marks out of 10: 4

Lucy from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This book is a very moving book because two sisters who have
very different tastes have to put them aside and share a room
for the very first time. Marty goes to a party and it turns out
that mum has created a dress making business. Marty has enough
of bulling at school and decides upon herself to get back at
the bullies, by getting eggs and throwing them at the bullies
but mum isnt very happy and things go from bad to worse....

i would give this book 10/10

Marks out of 10: 10

Bryony from Year 6, Barnburgh Primary School:

This book is perfect for girls who have an anoying little
sister.I patulary love Jacqueline Wilson books.I enjoyed
reading this book.It was so simple but interesting to
read.Almost every page was like my life.I would strongly
recomened this book to Year 6 and above.

Marks out of 10: 8

elisha from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

i found this book very amusing as it was about to sisters who
always fought because of there differemces! this is just like
me and my brother!!! we are always fighting!

Marks out of 10: 7

amy from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book is great!!!!!!! It's about 2 sisters who had to share
a bedroom and it didn't go very well, melissa had to go to
hospital after she fell off martina's marty den.

Marks out of 10: 10

rebecca from Year 7, Danum Academy:

This story is about two sisters one called Marty who’s a
tomboy and Melissa who’s a girlie girl.

Marty and her big sister couldn’t be much different and they
just don’t get along! Marty is a messy tomboy and loves
animals, snuggling up in her cosy den, and drawing comics.

Melissa is a girlie girl she loves make up,
Pink dresses
and even more PINK!

BUT ONE DAY MELISSA AND MARTY HAVE TO SHARE A ROOM WITH EACH
OTHER!

BUT WHEN AN EVRY DAY ARGUMENT GOES WRONG WILL SHE REALIZE HOW
MUCH SHE LOVES HER SISTER


READ THIS BOOK IT’S AN AMAZING STORY TAKE IT OUT TODAY!

Marks out of 10: 10

Emily from Year 7, Danum Academy:

This book was really exciting and good i would take it out and
read it at a beach on a blanket it was interesting and i would
recommened it to girls who love flowers and the sweet outdoors.
I loved it i would say it is a 9/10 because it was really good
but there was some bits in it that made me think BORING I want
to read another book but then there were alot of interesting
facts and exciting bits that happened!

Marks out of 10: 9

Georgia from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

I absolutely love Jacqueline Wilson,I will never stop loving
her,her books are amazing although I've only read a few oh
Jacqueline"s books,never the less the worst thing about my
sister is about a girl called Martina(Marty),she likes boy
things like supper heroes,she has a older sister called
Melissa,she's a girly girl.they constantly argue although they
really love eachother,Matt has been been invited to Aleishas
party Marty's mum makes Marty a blue dress,Marty gets bullied
at school people call her bluebottle.

Marks out of 10: 10

Chloe from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

I think that this book was good because it pulled you in and
then you can't put the book down. When ever I picked this book
up I would forget all about the world around me and would be
inside the book itself.
If you asked me which character I would describe myself as, I
would most definitely say Marty because I like making dens, I
hate super duper girlie and prissy and pink, I love toy story,
I like animal teddy's and I want my hair cut short.
Although I don't have a sister or brother I can see were Marty
is coming

Marks out of 10: 8

Chloe from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

I think that this book was good because it pulled you in and
then you can't put the book down. When ever I picked this book
up I would forget all about the world around me and would be
inside the book itself.
If you asked me which character I would describe myself as, I
would most definitely say Marty because I like making dens, I
hate super duper girlie and prissy and pink, I love toy story,
I like animal teddy's and I want my hair cut short.
Although I don't have a sister or brother I can see were Marty
is coming from.
Over all I think this book was great!

Marks out of 10: 9

India from Year 6, St Peter's Catholic Primary School:

I liked this book alot because it shows the real experience of
having a sibling . Most children wish they had a brother or
sister but this shows you that sometimes you dont get on with
someone as well as youd expect .It real proves that sisters can
fight with each other not just brothers . This also shows that
people are individuals and are diferent to each other .

Marks out of 10: 9

Grace from Year 8:

I liked the book mostly because i know how she feels by having
her sister being annoying. I loved this book it was really good
.

Marks out of 10: 9

Millie from Year 6, Hatfield Sheep Dip Primary School:

I enjoy all of Jacqueline Wilson's books-in fact, I have nearly
read them all, so I was extremely excited when her book The
Worst Thing About My Sister came out. The two characters in the
story, who are Marty and Melissa, are not alike and hate
everything about each other. Marty is a art-devoted tomboy who
hates anything girly, whilst Melissa is a girly-girl who LOVES
pink and Justin Bieber. (Yuck!) The rivalry between the sisters
is awful, but very entertaining as a reader. Chapter 2 of the
story reminded me of one of Jacqueline's other books, Best
Friends as Marty had to wear a horrifying, turquoise dress to
the party just like Gemma out of Best Friends did. However, at
the end of the book the girl's rivalry ends up with Melissa in
a hospital bed. Fortunately, she is okay and the sisters become
friends, despite their differences. I think I am more like
Marty because I love art as well as writing and I hate things
that are girly.

I would be giving this book 10/10, but the book is not as long
as Wilson's others like Emerald Star. It may look like a book
that will take a long time, but it only takes a short period of
time to read. Also, it has a lot of pictures which also effects
on the size of the book. To be honest, I enjoy reading longer
books such as Emerald Star. That is why I'm giving the book
a...

8/10

Marks out of 10: 8

libbie from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book was amazing it is one of my favourites. it is about
two sisters and one is like a tomboy, and the other one is like
a girly girl one day they have to move in together in the same
room at first they argue but then they become friends. great
book!

Marks out of 10: 10

Holly from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book is extraudinary. It has a certain taste too it. Many
people dont get Jaquilene Wilson including me. But, this book I
liked very much. My favourite character is Marty because, she
is kinda like me.

I would read this book over and over again.
It is amazing

Marks out of 10: 10

Jasmine from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

I think this book was awesome because its really funny when
Marty and Melissa fight because they fight about the smallest
of things.Its also hilarious when Marty threw those eggs at
Katie,Ingrid and Alisha because they looked so funny I felt
sorry for Marty when she got told off because they started
calling her mean names.I loved it when Marty and Mellisa became
friends.
I'd reccomend this book to year 5's and over.My favourite
character was Marty because she's funny and daring.
The best part was when Marty threw the eggs.

Marks out of 10: 10

kaitlin from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

I think it is a good book because, the two sisters are
different, they always fight but in the end they put aside
their differances because of their mum and dad and they learn
to share a bedroom. The sad bit for the sisters would probably
be where they have to share a bedroom and Marty has to take
down her marty den. The bit I enjoyed was where they, start and
fight. I like the illastrations aswell and the story itself,
the best illastration was where there is a drawing of Marty and
Mellisa fighting. I would recomend this book from yr 1 to
adults and up.

Marks out of 10: 5

Georgia from Year 6, Montagu Academy:

This book is absolutley amazing, I really enjoyed this book
because I found it extremley intresting, its about a girl
called Marty, and her older sister is called Mellissa, Mellissa
is a girly girl however Marty likes comics and superheros. They
always argue because they are so different. Mum wants Marty to
move into Mellissa's room so she can make a sewing room, so she
does and they always end up arguing again. Marty goes to a
party and she has to wear a blue frilly dress and she always
gets bullied at school and people call her bluebottle. I would
reccomend this book to people because it is really intresting
and its great for girls to read.

Marks out of 10: 10

yasmin from Year 7, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

This book is about two sisters who hate each other. I loved
this book because it's very funny. My favorite character is
Marty because she is a tomboy and funny

Marks out of 10: 9

Courtney from Year 7, The Armthorpe Academy:

I love the worst thing about my sister. It is a really unique
book because I don't think any other book is about 2 girls

(One of them a tomboy and the other a girls girl) and what they
don't like about each other. There is some really funny parts
in it, I like the bit where Marty, the tomboy, wears a frilly
dress ( even though she doesnt want to) to her so called
friends party. It does get a little bit boring at times so I
would rate this book 7/10

Marks out of 10: 7

saffron from Year 6, Barnburgh Primary School:

I loved this book it was amazing! my favourite part was when
melissa was in hospital because it was really dramatic and it
made me want to read on. my favourite character was marty
because she was epic.my worst character was her mum because she
was really annoying and was nagging all the time at marty. i
know how marty feels because i have a sister aswell. i loved
this book !

Marks out of 10: 10

Niamh and Kirat from Year 6, Bessacarr Primary School:

The Worst Thing About My Sister
By Jacqueline Wilson

When my teacher brought in the box of books from the
‘Doncaster Book Awards’ then slowly laid them out on the
shelf, our eyes were paralyzed to ‘The worst thing about my
sister’. It was like World War three trying to get hold of
this book, but we managed it! As soon as I started reading this
book, the ink letters on each page started to seem real! There
was a waiting list about a mile long of over 20 girls names
(even some boys!)

We don't know which sibling's side to take. Marty's such a
tomboy and naughty yet Melissa is all Pinky and always
Showing-off! The story is told by Marty which is really
effective so we can hear her opinion about her
'dinky-pinky-silly-frilly-girlie-girl' sister, Melissa.
Whenever Mum comes into the story I just wish she would stop
taking Melissa's side! There's Marty too! Dad was generous and
caring to both Melissa and Marty.

We recommend this book to readers from ages of 7+. In the end
Marty truly knows just how much her sister means to her, she
may not always like her, but she'll always love her. This story
touches your heart and tickles your funny-bone! A perfect story
by Jacqueline Wilson (The best author ever!)



Marks out of 10: 9

Bethany and Jessica from Year 6, Bessacarr Primary School:

The Worst Thing About My Sister was a truly wonderful story of
two sisters who do not exactly get along. This book follows the
story of two ordinary sisters with very different
personalities. One is obsessed with makeup, accessories and
worst of all, ANYTHING PINK! The second sister is not afraid to
play with her animal toys and absolutely hates girly things
that her sister adores.

It is clear that these two sisters have completely different
thoughts and ideas, it's a wonder they are sisters at all!
Melissa and Marty think exactly the same...

Marty is used to hanging out in her 'Marty Den' which is what
many call a bedroom although this bedroom in particular is an
absolute mess! She has a bunk-bed in the corner which is
totally un-needed since Melissa and her do not sleep in the
same room. Marty uses the space beneath the bed to hang out
playing with her 'animals' which 'live' on the first bed while
Marty sleeps on the top bed.

Melissa, however, prefers the comfort of her pink and tidy room
where everything is organised with her small teddy Baba who
hides under her pillow. All parents usually aren't allowed
favourites but their mum seems to prefer Melissa just because
of her girly-nature. All this becomes clear as the story
progresses...

This story starts when Marty goes to school and is called
"blue-bottle" by the two meanest girls in school, Katie and
Ingrid. Then a plump girl called Alisha begins to join in with
their jokes to avoid being teased since she is cursed with her
fat features. Alisha has a party coming up and out of the blue
she invites Marty to it! This is good news for Marty's mum as
she makes a dress for Marty (who completely hates her new
frilly frock) and then is asked to make Alisha's dress as well.
This puts her in the business of dress-making and a terrible
thing happens... Marty's mum doesn't have any space to keep the
dresses that she makes for the people so Marty is kicked out of
her 'Marty Den' and is forced to share a room with Mellissa!
'Their' room has to be redecorated and at this remark Melissa
bursts out crying and does not want her perfect room invaded by
a horrid, untidy sister! They settle with a pink room with
mostly Melissa-fied furniture and the only memory left of the
'Marty Den' is the bunk-bed which Melissa STILL moans about.

After Marty brings her best friend over and Melissa steals her,
she ruins Melissa's chances with her friends...Melissa pretends
to throw Marty's toys in the rubbish so that when the rubbish
gets carted away Marty is heart-broken. She rips 'Baba' to
pieces and Melissa falls off the wobbly ladder. This leaves one
unconcious Melissa and one horrified Marty. Melissa is rushed
to hospital but is ok in the end. Marty fixes 'Baba' for
Melissa as a sorry present and in the end they get along...

Marks out of 10: 9

Anna from Year 6, Barnburgh Primary School:

i really liked this book because it was just like me and my
sisters!!! marty made laugh and i liked her mighty mart comic!

Marks out of 10: 8

Brianna from Year 6, Bessacarr Primary School:

The worst thing about my sister!
By Jacqueline Wilson

The thing i like about reading this book is because it is just
like my sister LOL and i like the book i got one for easter! it
was good

Marks out of 10: 10

caitlin from Year 5, Owston Park Primary School:

i like this book because it is my type of book but i think
marty is a bit selfish so it was not my best book but i realy
liked melissa because she is a girly girl and so im i!

Marks out of 10: 8

Dylan from Year 7, Adwick Park Junior School:

It was great book so many good books i like jacqueline wilson
because she wrote the tyracy beaker books and i like them

Marks out of 10: 10

Kelly from Year 6:

This book is about 2 girls named Marty and melissa don't get
along they fight 24/7 Marty teases melissa and does thé same.
thé part i really liked was when marty had to wear thé blue
dress her mum made her which shé never liked and shé had to
wear it to a party and thé kids from school called her blue
bottle

Marks out of 10: 9

Janny from Year 5:

it was very well written and helped me think about my little
sister

Marks out of 10: 10

Katherine from Year 8:

It was terrible. Jacqueline wilson could have done so much
better, she didn't make any sense. I am very dissapointed as i
was rather looking forward to reading this and it was the worst
thing ever.

Marks out of 10: 3

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