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Cookie

Narrated by: Finty Williams
Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
Categories: Children, Fiction
4.5 out of 5 stars (65 ratings)

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Summary

Beauty Cookson is no beauty. She's a plain, timid girl who constantly feels inferior to the super-confident, snooty girls at school. Worse than the teasing in the playground, though, is the unpredictable, hurtful criticism from her father. Beauty and her meek, sweet mother live in uneasy fear of his fierce rages, sparked whenever they break one of his fussy house rules.

Eventually, after an unbearable birthday party and the very real threat of Dad's out-of-control temper, Mum and Beauty run away. Finding themselves in a quiet, idyllic seaside village, their new-found freedom and a moment of culinary inspiration give them a hobby, an income and even a new nickname for Beauty. Can they begin a happier, sweeter life – without Dad?

©2008 Jacqueline Wilson (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Fun

Cool book but very sad I would hate to have a dad like Cookie 😝😝😝

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Cookie book review

I really enjoyed this book, I have listened to it so many times. I would recommend this book to children aged 8-11 years. The only this I that could make this book better is if the story went on a little longer. Otherwise a really lovely story! 👍🏼

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Best book ever !!!

I absolutely loved this audiobook , like 👍if you agree. It inspired me to bake !!! 😁🎂I would ADORE to live in rabbit 🐇 cove , and have tea ☕ in Peggy 's parlour SPOILER ALERT !!!!!!😜
Eliza xxxx

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Quite good

Cookie
Quiet good but too sad for children 😐
And too long and the way she says it is boring

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cookie a review

good my favourite part was when they had a picnic in rabbit cove and i love the positive attude i wish i could try 1 of dillies cookies and lived in rabbit cove and sky sounds so horrid and spiteful great book sorry SPOILER AIERT

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read this book! it's my favourite!

I loved it soooooo much! I especially liked the ending! I highly recommend it to all readers and can promise you that you'll love it! it us my favourite book! I also thought that the narrator's voice fitted perfectly in with the story!

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#greatbook

It was okay but it would have been better if we more people read it.

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Enthralling

I loved it 📙❤️because we get to listen from Beauty’s perspective and I couldn’t stop listening. Maple age 8 1/2

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WTH THE ENDING

I thought there would be more to that and then it literally says some smiles and that's it it doesn't even tell you are there doing in future

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Why I liked this audio book

This was a great audio book I loved the sound and how there were no sound effects. I thought that maybe there could be a trio audio but that has nothing to do with this one .😄❤️

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  • Claire Louisa
  • 06-06-15

Love!

Great story, with a wonderful central character. Very positive message for young girls too-be yourself. Also, love flinty Williams as the narrator too.