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Saffy's Angel
Saffy's Angel
Author: Hilary McKay, Ericka O'Rourke
The four Casson children, whose mother, Eve, is a fine-arts painter, have all been given the names of paint colors. Cadmium (Caddy), is the eldest; then Saffron (Saffy); Indigo, the only boy; and Rose, the youngest. When Saffy discovers quite by accident that she has been adopted, she is deeply upset, though the others assure her that it makes n...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780689849343
ISBN-10: 0689849346
Publication Date: 9/1/2003
Pages: 160
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Aladdin
Book Type: Paperback
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After Saffron Casson discovers that she's adopted, life is never quite the same again. Her artistic parents and doting siblings adore her, but Saffy wants a piece of her past. So when her grandfather bequests a stone angel to her, Saffy knows she has to find it. Realising that her childhood in Siena holds the key, she secretly stows away on a car trip to Siena, with her new friend, Sarah. Meanwhile, the rest of her family are engaged in their own wacky projects. Caddy, a hopeless student, is studying for her A Levels and desperately trying to pass her driving test. Indigo, the sole boy of the Casson family, is determined to rid himself of this fear of heights. And the youngest, Rose, a budding artist, has a knack for baiting her pompous dad, with entertaining results...
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one of my absolute favorites.
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A quite unbelievably eccentric English family, where every member is an artist and the four children are named for colors: Cadmium, Saffron, Indigo and Rose. Not sure if this is meant for children, teenagers or adults. Best to take it tongue-in-cheek.
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This book is full of color and laughs. The best young adult book I've read in quite a while.
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I love this book i couldnt put it down