Stella Stebbings is the protagonist of the book How to Survive Summer Camp by Jacqueline Wilson. She has short blonde hair due to an incident with a hairdresser, and is sometimes mistaken for a boy because of it. Stella is best friends with Marzipan, whom she met at Evergreen Summer Camp, and is somewhat tomboyish and rebellious, as well as having a love for writing her own stories. She has a fear and strong dislike of water and swimming because of an incident with her father in her childhood.
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Stella is forced to go to a Summer Camp whilst her mother and Uncle Bill are on their honeymoon together. There, she is placed in the team dubbed Emerald and shares her room with five other girls in her team.