Sapphire Battersea
20%
off

Sapphire Battersea

4.22 (2,591 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Illustrated by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

Hetty Feather is a Foundling Hospital girl and was given her name when she was left there as a baby. When she is reunited with her mother, she hopes her beautiful new name, Sapphire Battersea, will also mean a new life! But things don'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 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?
show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 32mm | 317.51g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B+W throughout
  • 0440869277
  • 9780440869276
  • 9,136

About Jacqueline Wilson

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 JacquelineWilson.co.ukNick 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 Brighton.
show more

Review quote

"As wise, warm and deliciously readable as ever" * Daily Express *
show more

Back cover copy

Come and marvel at the curiosities within!

SAPPHIRE BATTERSEA
Maid of All Work
(formerly known as Hetty Feather)

JEM
Her Childhood Sweetheart

IDA
Her Beloved Mother

MRS BRISKETT
The Formidable Housekeeper

BERTIE
The Butcher's Boy

MADAME BERENICE
Link to the Spirit World

FANTASTIC FREDA
The Female Giant

EMERALD
The Amazing Mermaid

A TALE OF FRIENDSHIP, FIRST LOVE AND LOSS . . . YOU WON'T BELIEVE YOUR EYES!
show more

Review Text

"As wise, warm and deliciously readable as ever"
show more

Rating details

2,591 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 48% (1,247)
4 33% (848)
3 14% (357)
2 4% (99)
1 2% (40)

Our customer reviews

this book is exhilerating and edge of the seat good........i thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to everyone between the agess of 11 and 13....i would give this book 9/10.....but remember to read hetty feather first...i understood it all but i thought it would be better to read hetty feather because so it is more like a triolgy thenshow more
by tricia
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X