Dame Jacqueline Wilson
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Dame Jacqueline Wilson: 100 books... and still writing

4 April 2014 Last updated at 08:25 BST

Dame Jacqueline Wilson's works, including the Tracy Beaker series, have been adored by children around the world for decades and this year the former children's laureate will publish her 100th book.

To celebrate the milestone she has been speaking to BBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin about her love of literature and how to encourage young people to curl up with a good novel.

They met in London's Museum of Childhood, which currently hosting an exhibition to celebrate her work.