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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  901 ratings  ·  91 reviews
Marty and her sister Melissa couldn't be more different. Marty loves her Converse trainers, playing football, hiding in her secret den and helping her dad with his DIY. But Melissa loves Justin Bieber and all things pink, girly and pretty.





The sisters can manage to live together, despite their occasional scraps but then Mum tells them they have to share a room. For Marty, h
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ebook, 288 pages
Published February 2nd 2012 by RHCP Digital (first published 2012)
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Amy Higgs
Jacqueline Wilson uses her witty humour to tell the tale of two sisters, Martina (Marty) and Melissa Michaels.

Marty and Melissa are complete opposites: Melissa a girly girl obsessed with make-up and Justin Bieber; Marty a tomboy with a vivid imagination who loves to play sport and fantasise over her comic book character 'Mighty Mart'.

The girls are forever squabbling and this only becomes worse when their parents force them to share a room. Marty and Melissa disagree on everything, much to thei
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Cece
*WARNING- may contain SPOLIERS*

I generally like this book. It was humorous, detailed, and very good. I liked the characters, especially Dad, Mum and Miss Suzanne. Even though Melissa was introduced a lot in this book, I think that Jacquline should have added more character to her. Maybe talk more about Melissa. I think that it would have been nice if Melissa stuck up for Marty when Katie and Ingrid were picking on her, to add more passion to Melissa so we can find out more. But overall the book
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Sozzy
Marty the tomboy and Mellissa the girly-girl are sisters who constantly fight. When their mum starts a dress making buisness to finnaly earn the family more money, the girls are forced to share a room! Will they ever get along of will this change of plan ruin everything?

My opinion of The Worst About my Sister:

I started reading this to my own sister but then finished it myself. This book is fairly easy, has no amazing description and has no particular main event, so to me is just a blur of events
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Ozan Yunus
This book has a great plot line between siblings which will alot of people maybe able to relate to from their own childhod. As a book in whole, it's a fairly pleasant read with some fairly entertaining elements to it! It is not one of her best infact a bit of a let down to her previous books. The story itself introduces Marty and Melissa who are like most sisters - either the best of friends or the deadliest of enemies, depending on their moods. So when Mum asks them to share a room out of the b ...more
Katrineh
This book is about these sisters Marty (the younger one) and Melissa (the older one) who are basically the complete opposite. Their mom is a dress maker and a school secretary. Their dad is a travel agent who is losing most of his income because of the rise in online booking. Their family is losing money. Marty is invited to Alisha's party just because her mum made a dress for Alisha. Her mother forces Marty to attend and makes a blue party dress. When she comes and picks her up she talks to the ...more
Suad
This book is about a young girl called Marty, who has a sister called Melissa. They are both different from each other and they do not have anything in common. Both the sisters argue and do not get along. On one occasion, the mother asks Marty to move in her sisters room so that she could have the room to use for herself. This causes a lot of problems to the point where Marty pushes her sister off the bunk bed and causes her to go into hospital and stay overnight. After this event, Marty realise ...more
Class 10
The worst thing about my sister
author Jacqueline Wilson

Martian who likes to be called Marty has an older sister called Melissa . Melissa is a pink fluffy flower filled kittens type girl where as on the other hand Marty is more a tomboy and hates pink she says it's to girly. Marty actually wrights little comics about a super hero she created called "MIGHTY MART".the two sisters are complete opposites and HATE each other a LOT. Marty is constantly getting into fights with Melissa but just little
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Gôthic Queen
Marty was quite a cool kid but her Mom was horrible!
Ysabel
Um really good but the thing is that they have different personality and one is older and one is younger so they have an mature and immature postion
Elliemay
This book is really good for kids that have sisters that annoy them if your a tomboy and you have an older sister that is a girly girl this book will be very good for you!
Ciara *I love Harry Potter!*
I got this book mainly because I had nothing to read. It was short with illustrations (which I hadn't expected) and it had a quite un-realistic ending. 3 *'s.
Chubbybunny05
This book was amazing.I loved the two different personalities because it's just not the same.I mean imagine being the odd one out.Like you are Mr and Mrs Michael's 2nd daughter.Melissa,you,Marty.Your older sister signing a fake photograph cut out from a magazine while your younger sister throws eggs at her classmates and draws Mighty Mart.How wierd is that?And funny.I laughed my head off when Marty told Melissa that she's bonkers spending money on make up.This book really inspired me to do my ow ...more
Mared Owen
To my surpise, this book was actually quite good!
Ms. Yingling
Martina doesn't care much for her sister, who is pink and girly and gives Mart a hard time about her cartoons and the mess in her room. Mart's family is struggling-- her travel agent father is working out of the home because a drop in business has cut into his income, and her mother is trying to set up a sewing business. Eventually, the family decides to have Mart and Melissa share a room so that the mother has a place to sew. Mart is even outfitted in a frilly party dress for a birthday party i ...more
Sarah Bint
the story is about 2 sisters who constantly fight(Marty's is tomboy and melissa is girly girl) Marty and Melissa are complete opposites : Marty who loves animals , drawing comics , playing sport while Her elder sister Melissa loves the colour pink, make-up and Justin Bieber Mart's their family is struggling-- her travel agent father is working out of the home because a drop in business has cut into his income, and her mother is trying to set up a sewing business. Eventually, the family decides t ...more
Megan Wiffen
The Worst Thing About My Sister is about Marty and Melissa. Marty and Melissa are sisters and are completely different! Marty is a tomboy and Melissa is a girly girl who loves pink and Justin Bieber. Their mum surprises them and says they need to share a room. The girls are devastated. They hate sharing a room and have arguments daily. But then an accident occurs, which makes them realise they are closer than they thought!

This book is very funny and made me remember sharing a room with my sister
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Kayla
I've read all of Jacqueline Wilson's books over the years, I do not know why even after so long I have grown out of them I still love to have a good ol' read of them.
I must have started reading these over 8 years ago and still remember most of the stories and characters. I believe these books were amazing during my childhood.
Some being better than others, shown in my star ratings. I hope to get my hands on some of my fav books from this author soon.
Needa
What is it about:The Worst Thing About My Sister is about two sisters who seemingly despise each other. Their names are Melissa (the older one) and Marty (the younger one) and they couldn't be more different. Marty is the tomboy who loves her Converse boots, helping her dad with putting up shelves, and hanging about in her Marty Den (her room). However, girly-girl Melissa loves sitting in her baby pink room.With their own rooms, Marty and Melissa can live with each other, but business with their ...more
Ursula Clancy
Finally! When I first read this I was so pleased because JW had written a book where the main character lived in a normal family! This book was great because it was a tragedy and really over exaggerated instead it was explaining normal life that gives some people something to relate too. I thought it was great that JW had finally written a book out of her norm.
Elizabeth Slater
I thoroughly enjoyed this book as I think that Jacqueline Wilson really put her best into it. It tells the story of two sisters learning to get along together and displays how much love there can be in one family when something awful happens.

This book is told from the point of view of a year 4 and her perspective is very imaginatve as she tells her side of the story. loved this book and would recommend it for anybody.
Heidi
Sisters can be such a pain! Just ask Marty about her older sister, Melissa and she will tell you. Melissa seems to be everything that Marty is not, a girlie girl you might say. Marty, on the other hand would rather wear her favorite t-shirt and draw Mighty Mart comics. When Marty and Melissa are forced to share a room, things explode and Marty must take a look at their relationship from a new perspective.

Strengths: The story feels very genuine as do the relationships between Marty and her siste
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C Hellisen
I've decided to start keeping track of the read-alouds I do with the Spawn.

This was lovely to read out loud, with a nice blend of fun dialogue and easy reading sentences but without pandering by only using simplistic basic words.

Since the Spawn are both girls who fight non-stop about everything, I think they saw a lot of themselves in this one, and Younger Sprog especially asked many questions and seemed taken by all the nuances of sisterhood.

Spawn thoughts below:

Elder Sprog (9) - "I give it 10
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Someonewholovestoskate
Melissa a super girly teen
Marty the total opposite; imaginative, adventurous super hero!
They can barely share a house let alone a room but when they need to corporate the figure being sisters isn't all bad! P.s it's funny!
Adele Broadbent
Another great story from Jacqueline Wilson. Sibling rivalry is rife between these very different sisters. But it's when something goes wrong that they realise they would be lost without one another.
Herobinayue
Well, most of the Jacqueline Wilson books are about sister. Some I enjoy, some I don't. This book, maybe its okay to me. Its about 2 sister, very different from each other and does something(read to find out)
Liz
4 STARS
MAY CONYTAIN SPOILERS
READ IN YEAR 7 2013 (?)

Very humorous and witty, I also enjoyed this before I knew I loved books. Lol, when the tom boy pushes the sister off the bed. The arguments between them were ecstatic as well as the illustrations lovely. I actually have a younger sister who is 2 years younger and in year 7. That's the reason I bought this and I believe my sister borrowed it once.
Imani
This is the best story ever, I find it real, like though your sister may get you hyped up sometimes, you can't HELP loving them, even liking them. They get on your nerves but you've got to help them when they need it right? This story's about knowing your sister well enough to get along with them, Marty and Melissa are very different, but when worst comes to worst you HAVE to get along and break that vigorous bond. Right? Then you can start again. I have a little sis too, she does everything tha ...more
Kirsten
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Sherdley Twitty

The worsr thing about my sister is a great book.
The two main characters are marty(martina) and mellisa.They are both sisters ,but both hate each other.

They're both differant. Marty is a tomboy and Mellisa is girly pink.

In the book Marty loves her Marty den where she can draw her mity mart comics.But soon she has to give it up for her mum and has to share with Mellisa.They dont get along too well,but they soon love each other.They look out for each other and dont have violent fights.

I loved this
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Jayde Sutton
I love nearly all of Jacqueline Wilson's books and she is my one of my favourite author of children's literature.
I read this book waiting to swept away by another exciting tale... and was left extremely disappointed. The book had a nice message but that was all. I know this particular book is aimed for a younger audience, but Jacqueline Wilson has written quite for the same age bracket that are just as exciting as her books for older readers.
This book on a whole was big let down and gets two sta
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Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945, but spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine, filling in countless Woolworths’ exercise books as she grew up. As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine (which she was told was named af ...more
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