Sapphire Battersea (Hardback)

The brilliant sequel to the bestselling Hetty Feather!

Hetty is a foundling girl, given her name when she was abandoned as a baby. But she always longed to be called Sapphire, after her beautiful blue eyes. Now that she has finally been reunited with her mother, she hopes that her new name, Sapphire Battersea, will also signal a new life! But life doesn’t always go as planned… Follow the twists and turns of her adventures as she starts work as a maid for a wealthy man. She even finds a new sweetheart, Bertie the butcher’s boy, who whisks her away from her household chores to experience the delights of the funfair! At last, happiness seems within reach for Hetty. But her future may also take a darker path. Can she cope with the trials that lie ahead?

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    Finished this book last night! My World Book Day goal achieved! What are you going to be?

    18 January 2016

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    fab book. must read

    2 June 2014

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    I think this book is beautiful, I adore Victorian times! People say it’s sad but I don’t think it is, even when her mum dies I know she is still with Sapphire. I’m now reading Emerald Star.

    P.S I also got the book signed by Jacqueline Wilson herself! How exiting! : ]

    17 March 2014

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    8 March 2014

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    WONDERFUL BOOK! Read for a emotional twist of drama and excitement!!

    7 March 2014

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    Jacqueline Wilson

    Former Children’s Laureate Jacqueline Wilson is one of the UK’s best-known living children’s authors.


    Jacqueline has won loads of awards, including the prestigious Children’s Laureate 2005-2007, two British Book Awards Children’s Books of the Year for Girls in Tears and The Illustrated Mum, and the Guardian prize for The Illustrated Mum. In a poll to find the Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book Double Act was voted 10th and was the only contemporary title in the top ten.

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