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Book Review: 100% Justin Bieber - The Unofficial Bio

Justin Bieber


Evie Parker

Publication date

6 May 2010

The story

100% Justin Bieber: The Unofficial Biography is non-fiction, so there isn't a plot. Instead, its cram-packed full of fascinating facts and figures on all things Bieber - who's already being billed as the tween sensation of 2010.

There's lots to look at, including Justin's photo gallery, puzzles and quizzes and a whole section dedicated to Justin's 'love stats'; all about his dream girl and his celeb crushes.

The characters

There aren't any fictional characters - it's all Bieber Fever, including profiles of the star himself plus all his celeb friends, like Justin Timberlake and Usher.

Justin Bieber
"If I wasn't a pop star, I'd be a chef." JB

You can find out what the stars think of him, and what he thinks of the stars!

The book also talks about his musical influences, like Michael Jackson, and some of the female pop stars he admires, like Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and Beyonce.


Firstly, it's full of weird and wonderful facts that you'll want to impress your friends with.

"Did you know Bieber is the first artist to have all his songs from one album to chart in the US Hot 100?.."' Well, you do now!!

Plus, find out how he met Usher for the first time and some top tips on how to get yourself noticed at one of his concerts.

There's also some fun and games to test your knowledge of the teen heartthrob, and some Justin trivia... It comes with a pull-out colour poster too!

Any weak bits?

Remember it's an unofficial biography, which means it's written by someone else and isn't in Justin's words, so if you're a die-hard JB fan, you might be left disappointed.

You may have heard quite a few of the facts before, and it's already feeling a bit out-of-date as it doesn't include any reference to Justin's My Worlds album.


This isn't the sort of book you'd read cover to cover, you're more likely to dip in and out of it.

When you've read it once, you may not pick it up again, but if you're a massive Justin fan you may still want it on your bookshelf.

And if you don't already know much about him, and want to, then this book might just help you get the lowdown on all things Justin Bieber.

NR rating:


Your Comments

"I really like Justin Bieber, but the book should have had more pictures to look at!"

Chloe, 11, Lancashire, England

"I love it, Justin fans should love it too."

Destiny, 13, Powys, Wales

"Love the book. I like the way it's set out and the things we need to know. You rock, Bieber!"

Sadia, 13, London, England

"The book is definitely for children younger. There are not many pages in the book, but there are some good pictures of him and some interesting facts."

Hannah, 14, England

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Chelsea, 13, Gütersloh, Germany

"Although I have read many books, this was AMAZING!"

Connie, 13, Hertfordshire, England

"I think Justin is really cool. I love his style and there's a bit that shows how to dress like him. Cool book."

Eric, 10, Manchester, England

"The fact that it isn't an autobiography turns it into a book with just a cute boy on the front cover, which is a shame as it could have been much more interesting."

Isabellarinia, 14, London, England

"I loved this book! If you want to know more about Justin Bieber this book is great. It also gives you information about where he grew up in Canada, how he was discovered on YouTube, and how Usher helped him get a record deal. There's also some information about his family and friends."

Eleanor, 13, Northamptonshire, England

"I love this book! I would read it over and over and over again! I have Bieber Fever!"

Caoimhe, 13, County Clare, Ireland

"I think the book is wicked because you can find interesting facts. Most of all you can have your very own poster of Justin Bieber."

Olivia, 11, Birmingham, England

"Justin Bieber is so cool and I love the book."

Judith, 12, West Yorkshire, England

"When I was reading it I found it so boring that I stopped reading halfway through. I wouldn't recommend the book to anyone."

Harleen, 11, London, England

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Natalie, 10, England

"Reading the book has allowed my friends and I to get to know Justin Bieber a lot better."

Freya, 12, Exeter, England

"I don't like the book but I think Justin Bieber is cool."

Abigail, 13, West Sussex, England

"I don't like the book. But I think Justin Bieber is cute."

Samy, 11, China

"It is an awesome book. I loved it so much that I have read the book twelve times already."

Molly, 11, Wales

"I thought it was lush! It's quite good so I would recommend others to read it."

Danni, 13, Derbyshire, England

"It's ok, but I found it a bit boring."

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"I think the book is really good because it tells you facts you never knew before."

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"I think it is very good."

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"I think that this book is really good as it is all about Justin Bieber."

Courtney, 14, Norfolk, England

"I think the book is really good because it tells you all about Justin Bieber."

Rachael, 11, Liverpool, England

"I think it's a good book and it explains his life very well."

Holly, 11, Surrey, England

"I love Justin Bieber's book. It is AMAZING!"

Banita, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think the book is very nice to read and I liked all the facts."

Lucy, 9, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

"It is a shame that Justin didn't write it, rather than Evie Parker, because then it would be more real. I have no idea who Evie Parker is."

Balina, 10, Reading, England

"I love Justin Bieber and this book is awesome, I love it. Read it if you like Justin Bieber and want to find out some great facts."

Sadie, 12, Staffordshire, England

"I love it. It is a great book and I told everyone about it."

Daisy, 11, London, England

"I read the book and it's great. I really enjoyed it and hope another one comes out!"

Mollie, 12, York, England

"I got this book for my birthday and really liked it. It would have been better if there was a bit more writing but overall a really good book! Go Bieber! 8/10!"

Eve, 12, Cheshire, England

"I love the book it is amazing, just like Justin Bieber."

Abbie, 11, Warrington, England

"The book is amazing."

Neesha, 10, Manchester, England

"I got this book for my birthday, and really liked it. It would have been better if there was a bit more writing but over all a really good book! I'd give it 8/10!"

Eve, 12, Cheshire, England

"The book was very good."

Caelyn, 9, West Midlands, England

"This book is amazing because it is about Justin Bieber, and I love him."

Georgia, 14, Lincoln, England

"If you love Justin Bieber then this is the book for you, I give it 10/10."

Sumaira, 11, England

"I recommend this book to anyone that loves Justin Bieber. In some books you get a large poster."

Steff, 13, Falkirk, Scotland

"This is the best book ever! I read it every night! It's just like a magazine but better."

Harriet, 12, Kent, England

"Great book . I love Justin Bieber."

Katie, 8, Leicestershire, England

"I love Justin Bieber and the Author of this book!"

Victoria, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"It's a really good book but they made a mistake, because they said he is afraid of spiders and he is not - he's claustrophobic."

Lauren, 14, Kent, England

"This book is AMAZING!! It has loads of pictures and facts and I LOVE IT."

Lauren, 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"I love Justin and this book is so amazing. If you like him, this book is for you."

Jasmine, 13, Southampton, England

"I bought this book nearly a month ago and I still love it. There are loads of pictures in it and facts about Justin Bieber's life. There are some quizzes and crosswords at the end about Justin. Overall I really love this book and I would recommend it to any Justin Bieber fan."

Philippa, 13, Staffordshire, England

"I absolutely love this book! It is the best!"

Sadia, 12, London, England

"Justin's book is amazing! You almost feel as if you are with him."

Ellie, 13, Worthing, England

"The book is fab, you can really find out what his life was really like."

Olivia, 13, Worthing, England

"I enjoy reading books so I thought I'd give this book a try since it was on special offer. And I have to say it was the worst book I have ever read! I would rate this book 2/10."

Olivia, 11, Surrey, England

"Wow, this book is just amazing! I think it's a very good book if you have Bieber fever. You learn a lot about him and his life. They have some amazing pictures in this book as well. This book deserves 10/10."

Tuesdae, 12, Milton Keynes, England

"If you have Bieber fever, I would recommend you to read this book. It rocks!

Amy, 10, Cardiff, Wales

"I love Justin Bieber's new book and I love his music."

Joshana, 9, London, England

"When I first saw the book last week I knew I had to get it, so I did. I love the book, especially the pictures because there are some I had not seen before. 10/10."

Mariam, 13, London, England

"RUBBISH! I don't like Justin Bieber and the book is rubbish!"

Maddison, 12, London, England

"I think it describes him perfectly and the pictures are amazing. To know so much about a 16 year old boy from a book like that is outstanding. I love this book and Justin!"

Maria, 11, London, England

"The book is cool and I like all the pictures in it."

Nicky, 14, North Yorkshire, England

"I don't like Justin Bieber and I hated that book. It was so boring, I advise that you don't read it. 1/10."

Alex, 12, Coventry, England

"The book was great. When my friends came over for a sleepover last weekend we read it and they wanted to keep it! Talk about Bieber Fever!"

Mollie, 14, Cardiff, Wales

"It was really boring. I'm someone who wanted to find out about him but this book didn't help!"

Fatimah, 13, Birmingham, England

"I got sent this from my Nana and it's really good! I think it should have more pictures and more details about Justin Bieber but overall it is a very good book!"

Carmen, 12, Florida, USA

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Emily, 11, Wirral, England