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Hetty Feather

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448193664

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

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London, 1876. Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is sometimes hard, but with her foster brothers, Jem and Gideon, Hetty helps in the fields and plays vivid imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus, and Hetty is mesmerised by the show - especially the stunning Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she must return to the Foundling Hospital to begin her education. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her, and she desperately misses her beloved Jem. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising? Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original historical novel. Featuring a brand-new feisty Victorian heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a compelling, moving, funny and totally fascinating Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill and captivate readers.

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Corgi Childrens

ISBN: 9780552576703

Category:

Page: 240

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Cosy up for Christmas with this festive story, starring everyone's favourite Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather! An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations. Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other . . . Full of friendship, fun and festive cheer, this beautiful paperback is complete with stunning illustrations by Nick Sharratt and fabulous bonus material featuring fun facts about the Victorian Christmas. The perfect stocking-filler for every Jacqueline Wilson fan.

Rose Rivers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books

ISBN: 9780440871668

Category:

Page: 480

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A wonderful new story of friendship against the odds, set in the Victorian world of the much-loved Hetty Feather. Rose Rivers is the daughter of a wealthy artist and lives in luxury in a beautiful home with her siblings. But despite her comfortable life, something is missing - could a new friend be just what Rose is looking for? Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose Rivers is a brilliant new addition to Hetty Feather's world, by the award-winning and bestselling Jacqueline Wilson.

Emerald Star

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448193680

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

View: 8557

A fantastic new adventure for brave, feisty Hetty Feather - one of Jacqueline Wilson's most well-loved characters. Since leaving the Foundling Hospital, Hetty has seen her fair share of drama, excitement, tragedy and loss. After the death of her beloved mama, she sets off to find a real home at last – starting with the search for her father. But Hetty is no longer a simple country girl, and begins to fear she’ll never truly belong anywhere. And even when she is reunited with her beloved childhood sweetheart Jem, Hetty still longs for adventure – especially when an enchanting figure from her past makes an unexpected reappearance. Could a more exciting future lie ahead for Hetty?

Little Stars

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144817452X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 512

View: 7983

Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus with her dearest friend Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby’s show, alongside many colourful acts – including an old friend from Hetty’s past, Flirty Bertie. But the Cavalcade proves a dangerous place, and Hetty must fight to protect her darling Diamond, who longs for a normal childhood. Meanwhile, Hetty struggles to understand her feelings for Bertie – and for Jem, whom she has never forgotten. Hetty dreams of a glittering future for herself and Diamond. The bright lights of the London theatre world beckon – will Hetty become a true star? Starring a cast of wonderful characters, both old favourites and new, this is the fifth fabulous Hetty Feather story.

Sapphire Battersea

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448193672

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

View: 8270

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?

Diamond

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448193699

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 8338

Diamond wasn’t always a star. Born to penniless parents who longed for a strong, healthy son, she was a dainty, delicate daughter - and a bitter disappointment. Discovering an extraordinary gift for acrobatics, Diamond uses her talent to earn a few pennies, but brings shame on her family. When a mysterious, cruel-eyed stranger spots her performing, Diamond is sold - and is taken to become an acrobat at Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus. The crowds adore Diamond, but life behind the velvet curtains is far from glamorous. Her wicked master forces Diamond to attempt ever more daring tricks, until she is terrified to step into the ring. But there are true friends to be found, too: the gentle Mister Marvel; the kindly Madame Adeline; and the glorious Emerald Star, Tanglefield’s brand-new ringmaster, and Diamond’s heroine. When life at the circus becomes too dangerous to bear any longer, what will the future hold for Diamond? And will her beloved Emerald be a part of it?

Clover Moon

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448171806

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

View: 1317

Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage – and the chance – to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home? Introducing the brilliant and brave new heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

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Bad Girls; the Bed and Breakfast Star; the Suitcase Kid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Corgi

ISBN: 9780440866930

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 560

View: 5664

BAD GIRLS: Mandy has always been picked on at school, so she's delighted when Tanya picks her as a friend. But Mum thinks Tanya is a BAD GIRLa THE BED AND BREAKFAST STAR: Elsa is a joke-teller extraordinaire, but even she can't cheer up her family when they have to move from their home into a bed and breakfast hotel. THE SUITCASE KID: Andy's parents have split up and now she has two homes u and has to move between them every week. But she just wants to go back to Mulberry Cottage, their old homea Three utterly compelling tales from the highly acclaimed Jacqueline Wilson. She has won dozens of prestigious accolades, including the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award. Having sold over twenty million books in the UK, Jacqueline Wilson is one of the most popular children's authors ever.

Opal Plumstead

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448196957

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 528

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Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent. Yet her scholarship and dreams of university are snatched away when her father is sent to prison, and fourteen-year-old Opal must start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory to support her family. Opal struggles to get along with the other workers, who think her snobby and stuck-up. But Opal idolises Mrs Roberts, the factory’s beautiful, dignified owner, who introduces Opal to the legendary Mrs Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes. And when Opal meets Morgan - Mrs Roberts’ handsome son, and the heir to Fairy Glen – she believes she has found her soulmate. But the First World War is about to begin, and will change Opal's life for ever. The brilliantly gripping new story from the bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.

Rent a Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448171792

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 9585

Tilly can’t believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly’s favourite daydream, she’s wearing the most beautiful bridesmaid dress and walking down the aisle behind a bride. The one wedding she’d really love to attend is her own mum and dad’s - but it seems like that's never going to happen. So Tilly decides to make her own dream come true, and puts a notice in the local shop, advertising her services as a bridesmaid. And to her amazement, she gets a reply . . . A fabulous, funny and moving story about finding family and friendship in all sorts of places, from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather and Katy.

The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446495736

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

View: 4671

A funny, touching tale from bestseller Jacqueline Wilson in a special Colour First Reader format that is perfect for learning to read. Dinah feels sad. Her class has gone on a school trip to see the dinosaurs at the museum, and everyone else has a tasty packed lunch - except Dinah. Until a funny new friend decides to help . . . Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch - but there is an even bigger surprise in store!

The Lottie Project

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407045121

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 5817

Hi! I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte - ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven - like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do . . .

The Cat and the King

Author: Nick Sharratt

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407178792

Category:

Page: 144

View: 9525

Nick Sharratt's fabulously funny d_but novel, THE CAT AND THE KING, tells the story of a gentle, unworldly King and his very clever cat, and is illustrated throughout in two colours with Nick's irresistible wit and humour. The cat and the King must find a new home after their castle burns down in an Unfortunate Incident with a dragon. They choose Number 37 Castle Close, and the cat introduces the King to all sorts of new experiences, from washing-up to shopping. Then danger looms when the pesky, fire-breathing dragon makes its return.

The Diamond Girls

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407045237

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 4729

Dixie is the youngest Diamond girl. She and her sisters - dreamy Martine, glamorous Rochelle and tough Jude - could hardly be more different, but their mum has always tried to teach them the value of sticking together. Now Mum's expecting yet another baby, and she's convinced this one's a boy. She insists they move to a bigger place - but it's rough, dilapidated and filthy, and before they've even unpacked, Mum's gone into labour! Can the Diamond girls pull together in time for her to come home? And will anyone spot Mum's little secret but Dixie?

The Official Guide to Christmas in the South

Or, If You Can't Fry It, Spraypaint It Gold

Author: David C. Barnette

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061980626

Category: Humor

Page: 144

View: 7623

No place celebrates Christmas like Dixie, and with this charming, humorous guide, anyone can learn how to deck the halls, Southern style It's the one time of the year when both the divine and debutantes take center stage in a perfect storm of hot glue and cheese grits: Christmas. But successfully navigating through the holiday season can be more complex than Santa's midnight journey. There are pitfalls hotter than any chimney -- and social situations more slippery than any roof! But now The Official Guide to Christmas in the South has arrived to reveal the finer and sometimes unspoken details of Dixie etiquette. Perfect for a true Southerner's coffee table or an imposter's survival guide, The Official Guide to Christmas in the South is the gift that will keep on regifting season after season.

An Inspector Calls

Author: J. B. Priestley

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435232825

Category: English drama

Page: 79

View: 2298

The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. In this play an inspector interrupts a party to investigate a girl's suicide, and implicates each of the party-makers in her death.

My Mum Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Corgi Childrens

ISBN: 9780440871521

Category:

Page: 480

View: 7594

Pre-order the brand new Tracy Beaker story today! Tracy Beaker is back, and she's a mum now... Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. Jess thinks Tracy is the best mum ever (even when Tracy shouts at her teachers). Tracy is fun and daring, but she also works hard to give Jess the family home she desperately wanted when growing up in the Dumping Ground. Their flat might be a bit mouldy but it's their happy home. But when Sean Godfrey -Tracy's rich new boyfriend - comes onto the scene, Jess is worried things are going to change. What if Sean wants to turn Jess's brilliant mum into a new person altogether? Sean's superstar mansion and fancy cars might have been Tracy's childhood dream, but maybe the Beakers' perfect home was right in front of them all along... My Mum Tracy Beaker is a fantastic new story, reuniting readers with a much-loved old friend. Just like old times, it's packed full of illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout. Pre-order today and be one of the first to read Tracy's new story! Praise for Tracy Beaker: 'An appealing mix of events and reactions that are both entertaining and moving. A book that lingers in the mind long after it is put down.' (The Guardian) 'A breath of fresh air. It is entertaining yet tender but by no means sentimental when it confronts the need we all have for commitment in relationships, for trust, for love ... A real bonus is that the book genuinely celebrates the act of writing - and not by preaching, I promise.' (The School Librarian) 'Jacqueline Wilson is hugely popular with 7- 10 year olds; she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance.' (The Sunday Independent)

Daydreams and Diaries

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0440870690

Category: Authors, English

Page: 624

View: 5145

Featuring two brilliant books in one, this is the fascinating true story of mega-bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson -- her childhood, her teenage years, her inspiration as a writer and lots more! Thousands of readers love the characters in Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books: Hetty and Diamond, Ruby and Garnet, Jodie and Pearl -- and, of course, Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? This is Jacqueline's captivating story in her very own words. You'll find out about her earliest memories, her first friends and teachers, her family life and even her first kiss. Best of all, Jacqueline reveals her determination to be a writer, even as a little girl always lost in a daydream -- and explains how that daydream became real. With lots of original photographs, extracts from Jacqueline's diary and illustrations by Nick Sharratt, this special book includes Jacky Daydream and My Secret Diary, and also features exclusive new material taken from Daydreams and Diaries, the smash-hit exhibition all about Jacqueline's life and books.

Birthday Boy

Author: David Baddiel

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008200491

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

View: 3686

A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David’s inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field’s witty, stylish illustrations.

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