just seen this thread. My kids love it but I have had to explain about childrens homes and fo stering etc. I don't like it but I think the format of her fantasy world in cartoon really appeals to kids.
her mum is actually an actress [well stunt double]and in the film ..out on video/dvd it was on tv she comes back and blah blah blah,,gives tracy her blesssing to go live with cam [foster mum]..........i know this as have 2 of my dds obbsessed with jaquerline wilson! the authhor of the books