Opal Plumstead by Jacqueline WilsonOpal Plumstead by Jacqueline Wilson

Opal Plumstead

byJacqueline WilsonIllustratorNick Sharratt

Paperback | July 6, 2015

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The brilliant new story from one of the nation's best-loved authors, starring her most outspoken, fiery and unforgettable heroine yet: Opal Plumstead, schoolgirl, sweet factory worker and Suffragette.
     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.
JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Awar...
Title:Opal PlumsteadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 7.78 × 5.04 × 1.25 inPublished:July 6, 2015Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552574015

ISBN - 13:9780552574013


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I really like this book and I think its really interesting and nice book to read. Please note the book is quite thick and may take a while to read though still I would recomend to Jacqueline Wilson fans!
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Opal Plumstead I was very sad after I finished Opal Plumstead. This book made me want to read more of Jacqueline Wilson's books!
Date published: 2015-01-29

Editorial Reviews

• "A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety." --The Times

   • "She should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance." --Independent on Sunday

   • "Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues." --Bookseller