For people in their 20s Tracey Beaker is an iconic characters from their childhood.
Whether they discovered here through Jacqueline Wilson’s books, or the hit CBBC TV series, Tracey’s misadventures as a feisty 10-year old in the care home she referred to as the “Dumping Ground” captivated millions.
Eventually, thanks the popular CBBC series, we saw Tracy become a care worker herself – but what happened to her next?
In her upcoming book, My Mum Tracy Beaker , Wilson reveals what Tracy’s life is like, two decades later.
Tracy is now a single mum with a nine-year-old daughter – whose perspective it’s told from – and is living on a “rough” estate in London.