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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  • 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.

    8 August 2015

  • loved it

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

    23 December 2014

  • loved it

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

    29 November 2014

  • loved it

    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

    20 September 2014

  • Amazing

    15 September 2014

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    Jacqueline Wilson

    Former Children’s Laureate Jacqueline Wilson is one of the UK’s best-known living children’s authors.


    Jacqueline has won loads of awards, including the prestigious Children’s Laureate 2005-2007, two British Book Awards Children’s Books of the Year for Girls in Tears and The Illustrated Mum, and the Guardian prize for The Illustrated Mum. In a poll to find the Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book Double Act was voted 10th and was the only contemporary title in the top ten.

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