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Sapphire Battersea

Sapphire Battersea (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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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 als... read full description below.

ISBN 9780440869276
Barcode 9780440869276
Published 3 September 2012 by Random House
Format Paperback
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Series Hetty Feather (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9780440869276
ISBN-10 0440869277
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books
Publication Date 3 September 2012
International Publication Date 5 July 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
Series Hetty Feather (part: 2)
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 27mm
Weight 298g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 255958

Description of this Book

This is 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Hetty Feather is the most compelling tale Wilson has told. <br> -- The Times <br><br> A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety. <br> -- The Times <br><br> Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance. <br> -- Independent on Sunday <br><br> Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues. <br> -- Bookseller
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jacqueline Wilson (Author) Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain's bestselling and most beloved children's authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold. As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children's Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children's Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings. Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk Nick Sharratt (Illustrator) Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children including Shark in the Park, You Choose and Pants. He has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed stellar success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson's books. Nick lives in Hove.

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