Casson Family: Saffy’s Angel is book number one of the delightful Casson Family series, written by Hilary McKay!
After Saffron Casson discovers that she’s adopted, life is never quite the same again.
Her parents and 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 Italy, 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 also desperately wants to pass her driving test. Indigo, the sole boy of the Casson family, is determined to rid himself of his fear of heights. And the youngest, Rose, a budding artist, has a knack for baiting her pompous dad, with entertaining results . . .
This incredible book was also the winner of the Whitbread Children’s Book Award.
Written by Hilary Mckay. Paperback. 240 pages. From 7 years. (KS2)
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