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Published September 23, 2015 Updated April 30, 2022

Jacqueline Wilson Playing Cards

“Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards were illustrated by Nick Sharratt and published by Winning Moves UK Ltd in 2007.

2007 United Kingdom Winning Moves Waddingtons Number 1 Nick Sharratt Cartoon Childhood Literature Add to Collection

“Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards were illustrated by Nick Sharratt and published by Winning Moves UK Ltd in 2007. Dame Jacqueline Wilson is a best-selling author whose books for children have sold over 35 million copies in the UK and have been translated into 34 different languages. Her best known work may be the Story of Tracy Beaker about a young girl living in a children’s home and her dreams of being fostered, and who is depicted in these playing cards along with other characters from her large output of books.

“Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards published by Winning Moves UK Ltd, © Jacqueline Wilson & Nick Sharratt, 2007

Above: Waddingtons Number 1 “Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards published by Winning Moves UK Ltd, © Jacqueline Wilson & Nick Sharratt, 2007. The backs of the cards feature the portrait of Jacqueline Wilson.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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