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Summary

Finty Williams reads this warm, funny, and moving sequel to Jacqueline Wilson’s hugely acclaimed Hetty Feather.

Hetty Feather was given her name when she was left at the Foundling Hospital as a baby. But she always longed to be named after her incredible sapphire-blue eyes. When she is reunited with her mother, she hopes her 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 adventures as she begins work. She longs to be reunited with her dear Jem, but also finds a new friend, Bertie the butcher’s boy. Despite her hopes for the future, Hetty’s life seems likely to take a darker path. Can she cope with the trials ahead?

A fantastic story set in Victorian times that Jacqueline Wilson fans will adore. You can join the official Jacqueline Wilson fan club at: www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk.

©2011 Jacqueline Wilson (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Brilliant

I loved the book. It was brilliant and read so well. I would recommend this to anyone and especially people who have never read or listened to any Jacqueline Wilson books before like myself.

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Brilliant

I am 26 years old and thoroughly enjoyed this book. Me and a friend read and listen to Wilson even now, well into adulthood, such a touching and powerful story, I can't wait to read the next!

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Amazing

Listening to this is so nostalgic.Before bed i always lie and listen and watch this beautiful story in my head . My imagination of the characters and the story is so vivid. Really takes me home

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  • 05-05-22

I enjoyed it 😁

I enjoyed it so much, it's exciting but sad in parts my favourite part was the end but that might just be because I like sad books.

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Adore!! Narrator is brilliant too

Absolutely adore this book. What a tale. Can't wait to find out what happens next. And the narrator is excellent 10/10

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Many of emotions.

Story and narrator really caught me well and got me in loads of anger with hetty. Crying along with hetty. Demanding with her what she should do. Really lovely ❤️❤️

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a perfect story for a girl with red hair

a good book with huge details and lovely descriptions I could really see it happening as if I was actually there it's one of my favourite audio books I listened to it for at least an hour a day maybe more . a great book

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Hetty feather

Very good audio book and the best audio book I have ever listened to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😃😃😃😃😃 nice

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AMAZING

This audio was amazing and i enjoyed it thouraly ever chapter had me exited. I love how it ends and i will read emerald star next because I am curious to find out of the finds her dad . I have a feeling she will and live happily ever after. Because Jacqueline Wilson said that she likes to give all her books happy endings. she said that at the hay festival 2018 . I was there it was when she was realising Rose Rivers . I got Rose Rivers signed there!!!

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Love it

I love the langueage and the emotion and i think hetty is a real girl and very bold .i love it!!😀😀if i would recommend this book i would recommend it to people who like a good jaqulin wilsion book

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  • 15-08-17

Great

I love this book about a girl called sapphire battersea changing her name to betty feather

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  • Tammy
  • 19-09-12

Loved it!

What made the experience of listening to Sapphire Battersea the most enjoyable?

Jacqueline Wilson delivers again, in an imaginative way

What did you like best about this story?

I loved not having to learn about a new character again, with just enough recap to remember the last book without it being a rehash

Which character – as performed by Finty Williams – was your favorite?

Sapphire/Hetty, she pulls off petulant girl very well!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No, just an enjoyable ride