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Dagenham songbird Stacey Solomon tells of her rise to fame in a soon to be released autobiography.

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In Stacey Solomon - My Story So Far the singer shares memories from her childhood, when she dreamed of being a star and how she thought that dream was shattered when she fell pregnant at 17.

But the single mum soon found a college with a crèche for her son Zachary and waitressed at night, determined to give him the opportunities she did not have when she was a child. Then came X Factor and suddenly Stacey was a household name with thousands of fans.

Stacey Solomon - My Story So Far, published by Penguin, is published in hard back on May 12 and costs £16.99.

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