Opal Plumstead

Opal Plumstead

The brilliant new story, starring Jacqueline Wilson's 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. 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 – 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.

4.74 Stars

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Opal Plumstead

3 Stars

A uniq personality.A bit innapropraite.

By April Angel Perfume on:

Opal Plumstead

3 Stars

This is such a great book.It teaches you so much about so many things but my favourite thing about the book is how much it teaches you about the war. It must have been so hard back then for suffragett … [ Continue reading ]

By Sophia Crystal Bluebell on:

Star rating only.

5 Stars

I love it but it is sad at the end

By Willow Harmony Cuddlepie on:


5 Stars

I have read this twice and fell in love with it. It is a very touching.

By Mandy Crystal Christmas on:

Love this book!

5 Stars

SPOILER ALERT! This is probably the best book of the Jaculine Wilson's books!

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