‘We all have our stories to tell. This is Jemima's first and last and because of that so important to all of us who read it now. This is her life.’ Michael Morpurgo
'I think it's the most beautiful, touching, heartbreaking book.' Jacqueline Wilson
The Draft was the name Jemima gave to her last diary which she
carried with her everywhere. Inside the cover reads,
Dedicated to all
those who have made the world a better place, and those who never had a
chance to. Thank you
Jemima began keeping a diary when she was four,
making simple entries as well as secret codes where she wrote backwards!
No one was allowed to read her diaries or notebooks so following her
death we discovered a whole new side to our beloved daughter.
reading extracts at her funeral friends and family sugguested publishing them as they are 'extraordinary in their integrity and maturity'.
Included in the draft are not only her diaries from the age of 10 until
her death aged 13, but also family pictures and some of her artworks of
which she was very proud.
Jemima's first and last book, ‘The Draft’ is available now.
Click here to order from Amazon
book is stocked by her local Horton Post Office, Waterstone’s Taunton
and online via Amazon. The book is a 8x10 souvenir edition costing £25
and contains colour family photographs as well as her private diary
entries and extracts from her notebooks. The kindle edition is not