"A brilliant Victorian-era novel featuring Hetty Feather. Jacqueline Wilson is a fabulous storyteller and girls over the age of nine will absolutely love her writing" (Stacia Briggs Norwich Evening News 2011-11-23)
"Wilson's latest book, illustrated by Nick Sharratt, is as wise, warm and deliciously readable as ever" (Emma Lee-Potter Daily Express 2011-12-02)
"Sapphire Battersea doesn't disappoint. It follows Hetty Feather through a name change a reunion with her mother and a new life of work" ( Sunday Express 2011-12-04)
"Plucky Sapphire (formerly Hetty) goes out to earn her keep, fuelled by Wilson's class rage and carnivorous sense of yearning" (Kitty Empire Guardian Children's Book website 2011-12-07)
"Set in London in the 1870s, this sequel to Hetty Feather is a wonderfully evocative and original historical novel" (Bellanightshade girliegossip.com 2011-12-14)
A fascinating, funny and moving Victorian-era novel featuring Hetty Feather.
Hetty Feather is a Foundling Hospital girl and was given her name when she was left there as a baby by her mother. But she always longed to be called Sapphire, after her sapphire-blue eyes. When she is reunited with her mother, she hopes her new name, Sapphire Battersea, will also mean a new life! But life doesn't always go as planned...
Follow the twists and turns of Hetty's adventure as she goes out to work as a maid for a wealthy man. She longs to be reunited with her childhood sweetheart Jem - but also finds a new sweetheart, Bertie the butcher's boy, who whisks her away from her household chores to experience the delights of the funfair!
But Hetty's life may also take a darker path. Can she cope with the trials ahead?
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Descripción Doubleday Childrens, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 416 pages. 8.74x6.38x1.42 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0385618921
Descripción Doubleday UK, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0385618921