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Suitable for 9 - 10 years

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Now in paperback: the latest gorgeous story from Hetty Feather’s flamboyant world. Roll up: don’t miss this epic show. Delicate, dainty Diamond is a remarkable acrobat. But her horrid parents couldn’t care less. When her father sells her to a cruel-eyed stranger, Diamond is forced to perform for a living at Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus. The crowds adore Diamond, but life behind the velvet curtains is far from glamorous. Her wicked master forces Diamond to attempt ever more dangerous tricks. Who will save Diamond? Enter the glorious Emerald Star: Tanglefield’s new ringmaster and Diamond’s heroine…

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Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)

Date published

June 19th, 2014

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AR book level: 5.5; Middle years; 10.0 points



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    on 8 August 2015

    It is a really good book about Ellen Jane Potts. Her mother died and her dad doesn’t love her any more she was earning money by performing on the streets but Beppo the clown Has other plans for her.

  2. Ef owl thumb 8

    on 23 December 2014

    Its a marvelous book. One of my favorite Jacqueline Wilson books. A great book to read!

    5out of 5
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    on 29 November 2014

    It was cool but Diamond got a scary life. I wonder what it is like to be like her is it fun.

    5out of 5
  4. Bellasara 113282

    on 20 September 2014

    The book was amazing, I love it when Diamond changes her name, her proper name was Ellen-Jane and when she grew up she changed her name to Diamond

    5out of 5
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  6. Goldie 113308

    on 3 September 2014

    “Bad Beppo!!” This book is about the ups and downs of life when running away.