The exciting new story from one of the nation's best-loved authors, featuring a brand-new character, Opal, and set during the First World War.

The brilliant new story from bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson, starring Opal Plumstead, who goes to work in a sweet factory against the backdrop of the First World War.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published on October 8, 2014 by Doubleday UK
ISBN-10: 0857531093
ISBN-13: 9780857531094
3 Book Reviews
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  • angie33
    angie33Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:50 am55 stars
    A girl named Opal Plumstead lives in a house called Primrose Villa,she has a father who tries to publish his books without succes,a sister called Cassie who is pretty as a picture and works for Miss Alouette in a french shop. One day Opal's father publishers accept one of his books.Then they refuse it,Opal's father doesn't say it and he steels money. the police finds him and put 's him in prison.Opal now needs to work in Fairy glen's factory...
    • mook
      mookWednesday, July 1, 2015 at 5:53 am55 stars
      I would recommend this book for children at the age 9 or older, it's really interesting and fun. It's about a young teenage girl called Opal Plum stead who is a fiercely intelligent scholarship girl. She has a sister ( Cassie ) that works, a best friend who eats Fairy Glen candies with her and have parents. Her mother and father weren't going along well together. 😅 But something terrible happened ( there's ALWAYS dilemmas ) . Her father was caught by stealing money to pay the family's money, he was sent to a prison for a YEAR !!!!!! 😞 Because of this, things change...
      • candycrush934
        candycrush934Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 8:01 pm55 stars
        I just finished reading this book! It's such an exciting and emotional story and I learnt a lot from all the characters. One of the best stories by Jacqueline Wilson :)