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This was as good as everything else I ve read by Jacqueline Wilson I will definitely be reading the next book. Another amazing read from Jacqueline Wilson This is an excellent read set in Victorian times The story is written in the first person and is like an autobiography of the first 11 years of Hetty Feather s life As a new born baby, Hetty is left at the gates of the Foundling Hospital by her mother After a short time in the care of the hospital Hetty is sent to live with her foster family or also known as a wet nurse in those times.In the first few chapters we follow Hetty as a baby and then toddler, living an adventurous life in the countryside with her foster brothers and sisters They live on a small country holding and through her imagination she finds endless wonder in the simple things around her As she nears her 5th birthday she begins to understand the reality of her family circumstances and that soon she will have to return to the hospital After an older foster brother returns to the hospital Hetty has to come to terms with the fact that this is not her real mother and father and that she will also be separated from Jem, the foster sibling she loves the most.The separation of a 5 year old child from her perceived family must be truly horrific and through brave Hetty, Jacueline Wilson portrays it brilliantly It really pulls on the heart strings as we are introduced to Hetty s new life in the hospital Although the hospital saved the lives of many babies during Victorian times, life there was not easy Ripped apart from her family, this new existence feels like an unfair incarceration or endless nightmare She is forced into a strict and boring daily routine We see how hopeless and fragile life can be for a young child as she finds it difficult to make friends and the ones she does seem to die or leave.You could say the story is broken into three parts her life with her foster family life in the Foundling Hospital and finally her escape from the hospital I found the final part lacked depth and did not meet the same standards as the previous chapters A lot happens to Hetty in a seemingly short space of time when she is away from the hospital Fortunately the story ends happily for Hetty, but this happy ending which was a huge moment in her life is surprising not afforded much time I might be a bit over critical with the ending but that is only because the rest of the book is fantastic The tale generates an empathy and understanding of how children had no rights and how harsh daily living was for people in the past.I would recommend it for anyone over the age of 8. NEVER ABLE TO PUT THIS ONE DOWN I think this book is amazing because its big and very well thought of As well I think its good because every time there s a chapter and I have to stop I always ,always want to read Lots.What a lovely long book. I m so beyond pleased to be reading Hetty Feather again Something struck me about it the first time I read it in 2009 and I ve never been able to forget the story, or Hetty herself Now there are five books in the series and I have a lot of reading to do if I m going to follow her journey to its end London, And 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 SchoolLife In The Countryside Is Hard But With Her Brothers Jem And Gideon, She Helps In The Fields And Plays Imaginary Games Together They Sneak Off To Visit The Travelling Circus And Hetty Is Mesmerised By The Show, Especially Madame Adeline And Her Performing HorsesBut Hetty S Happiness Is Threatened Once When She Is Returned To The Foundling Hospital The New Life Of Awful Uniforms And Terrible Food Is A Struggle For Her 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 Surprising Jacqueline Wilson Will Surprise And Delight Old Fans And New With This Utterly Original Take On A Historical Novel Set In Victorian Times And Featuring A Brand New Feisty Heroine, Hetty Feather, This Is A Tracy Beaker Esque Tale That Will Thrill Young Readers Warm, Moving, Funny And Totally Fascinating, It S The Perfect Gift For Girls Of Eight And Older A great read, one of those books that you can curl up with and read for hours on end This is the first book in a series I read Little Stars to my daughter first We loved it, realized the series existed, and here we are Little Stars referred to some characters and events here, which was not a problem We enjoyed being on the look out for those things Overall, I was not as enad Hetty is young here though baby to, I think, around 10 or 12 and in less control of her life She is also not quite the same feisty girl here as she is by the events in Little Stars, though that confidence does not come out of nowhere She is bold and impulsive and a great character She is raised by a farming family until five, which is fun to see and heart breaking to watch end, and is then returned to a regimented life at the Foundling Hospital That leads to a lot of routine, though there is some adventure again before the end You won t want people or her world to disappoint her They do, though Jacqueline Wilson manages a happy for now ending.It is a historical novel, though the setting seems to have hard to pin down flaws Maybe not in the details, exactly, but in the slightly anachronistic viewpoints of the characters and in details that fail to fully world build Other than that, the crisp clean writing really works for me and is a pleasure to read aloud. I have been in such a terrible slump recently that has been painful to get out of Hetty Feather has been on my tbr for a long time, since visiting the Foundling Museum last year I was instantly drawn to this novel, encompassing a piece of history I m interested to learn about, and written by one of my favourite childhood authors All in all, it was an enjoyable novel However I m not taking it as any kind of truth on what life in the Foundling Hospital was like Naturally Wilson would embellish it, but it left me wanting to find out of the truth It also has to be said that Hetty drew lots of parallels to Tracey Beaker in my mind motherless, in the care system, feisty with distinctive hair, and a passion for writing Now I m not saying that this is a bad thing, as I adored Tracey when I was a child, but it felt like Wilson had just given her a different name and put her in a different time period with Hetty.