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?
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 298 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
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“Superb sequel to Hetty Feather”
Sapphire Battersea continues the story of Hetty Feather who was abandoned as a baby and living in a foundling hospital set in Victorian times.
Now she is 14 years old she has to leave the hospital and go out to work.... More
“Awful - So unrealistic”
I hated this book. The stupidness of Sapphire really bugged me. Why would you do that to a well paying employer? Even now, people wouldn't dream of doing what she did. Sapphire didn't see that if you write a... More
“Another great read from Jaqueline Wilson”
Sapphire Battersea and the rest of the Hetty Feather trilogy should be compulsory reading. The reader is transported in time to a much harsher life. And while we can worry about not having the latest phone or trendy... More
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