Hetty Feather #1: Hetty Feather Award-winning author by Jacqueline Wilson (author) (UK edition)

Hetty Feather

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Jacky’s feisty Victorian heroine takes you back in time, from a foundling hospital to the circus ring. Be inspired. Love Tracy Beaker? Meet Hetty Feather – also stuck in a grotty children’s home. Abandoned as a tiny baby in 1876, Hetty has only ever known the foundling home’s tough rules and horrible food. When she’s sent to live in the country, things improve. She loves playing in the fields, and – best of all – the travelling circus. But just like Tracy Beaker, Hetty dreams of finding her real mum… Frilly but totally feisty: girls don’t come sassier than this plucky urchin of historical times.

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Hetty Feather (book 1)







UK edition

Part of this Series


Jacqueline Wilson

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  1. Layla
    on 14 June 2015


    I love this book sooo much I have been watching the series on CBBC they are great! So I really want to read this Book 😭

    5 out of 5

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What kids think

  1. rexredrose
    on 9 January 2023

    brilliant just brilliant too good for words

  2. Cyrilthecat
    on 23 March 2018

    Love this series!

    5 out of 5
  3. Hetty-Potter
    on 16 March 2018

    This was one of the first Jacqueline Wilson I read, and is definitely one of my favourites! I couldn’t put it down, as it had an amazing storyline and exciting characters. I would love to read it again!!

    5 out of 5
  4. Sugardust10
    on 28 July 2017

    This book is amazing ,it made me start collecting all sorts of Jacqueline Wilson books like Emerald star , sapphire battlesea and I really want to read diamond.👍🏻👍🏻❤️❤️❤️

    5 out of 5
  5. Jacky-Lover
    on 17 July 2015

    I loved this book, the whole Hetty Feather Trilogy is simply amazing, Its best to read these in order eg, Hetty Feather then Saphire Battersea and finally Emerald Star.

    Hetty Feather tells the reader about how bad the life at the foundling hospital was, it also tells the reader how hetty tried to be better than matron to get her own way.

    5 out of 5
  6. bookworm0609
    on 5 July 2015

    This book is sad at times but is really good. I would recommend this to anyone who likes Jacqueline Wilson

  7. GymnasticsGirl15
    on 14 June 2015

    This book is awesome. I recommend this book to anybody! Even my mum has read it!

    5 out of 5
  8. pinksurlykay
    on 10 June 2015

    i absolutely love hetty she is my absolute faveorite character ever i thinks its because we have a lot in common

    5 out of 5
  9. Glam101
    on 27 May 2015

    i havnt read this but it looks sooo intresting iv only read 2 pages and it s good

  10. mimicandyfloss
    on 23 May 2015

    I think this is a really adventurous tale. There were times when it was so sad I cried but then other times when I loled(laughed out loud)! Overall this was a very fun book of many different chapters.

    5 out of 5
  11. Sprinkle2345
    on 17 May 2015

    It makes you cry in tears.

  12. Sweet2005lovely
    on 12 May 2015

    I LOVE it because it’s cool and hetty is so feisty and I love the way she has her own opinions and is not afraid to tell anyone!

    5 out of 5
  13. truffle2014
    on 6 May 2015

    This book is THE best book by JW and is absolutely great for budding historians. Hetty is Fiery Girl with a big imagination. 5/5

    5 out of 5
  14. aisha1413
    on 25 April 2015

    This 📔 was just one of those 📔s that you don’t wanna put done cause it’s just the best 📔 wrote by an amazing author (Jaqueline wilson). I can’t wait for the TV series to come out on CBBC . The TV show looks so exciting!

  15. Starglaze
    on 11 April 2015

    WOW I LOVE this book it is amazing it’s basically about a foundling girl who has to live in the hospital under the care of matron pigface peters and she dreams she is away from the horrible hospital not giving anything away but seriously it’s a great book

    5 out of 5