Sapphire Battersea (Hetty Feather)

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9780385618922: Sapphire Battersea (Hetty Feather)

A fascinating, funny and moving Victorian novel featuring Hetty Feather.

Hetty Feather was just a baby when her mother left her at the Foundling Hospital. Hetty longed to find her real mum -- and finally her wish was granted. But just as they have found each other, they are separated again, as Hetty leaves the home to become a maid of all work to Mr Buchanan. Set in London in the 1870s, this sequel to Hetty Feather is a wonderfully evocative and original historical novel, perfect for girls of eight and older.

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JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. The Illustrated Mum was chosen as the British Children's Book of the Year in 1999 and was winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2000. Jacqueline has won the prestigious Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award for Double Act which was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. In 2010 she was named Britain's most-borrowed author of the decade.

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"Hetty Feather is the most compelling tale Wilson has told."
The Times

"A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety."
The Times

"Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance."
— Independent on Sunday

"Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues."
— Bookseller

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