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Extended Audio Sample Saffys Angel, by Hilary McKay Click for printable size audiobook cover
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,129 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Hilary McKay Narrator: Julia Sawalha Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Saffron’s two sisters, Cadmium and Rose, and her brother Indigo were all named from a color chart by their mother Eve, a fine-arts painter. When Saffron, known as Saffy, discovers that her name is not on the chart, it soon leads to another discovery. She has been adopted.

Life in the Banana House, as their home is called, is never dull. Caddy, the eldest, is taking driving lessons from an instructor who happens to be a very attractive young man. Indigo dreams up ways, sometimes quite dangerous, to conquer fear. Rose, the youngest, has learned how to get her own way without upsetting the other. As for Saffy, all she remembers from when she was very small is a stone angel in a garden in Italy. With the help of a newfound friend, Saffy sets out on an adventurous and sometimes hilarious search for her angel.

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  • A 2002 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Caro | 2/20/2014

    " Had to go back and re-read this after the most recent Casson book. Loved it all over again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Julie | 2/2/2014

    " I love this series. I've noticed that they're the kind of book that is slow to get started but the second half is always delightful and makes it worth all the intro. I read these completely out of order, but it didn't matter. Maybe it was even better out of order. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Margaret | 1/18/2014

    " At first I thought that I wouldn't like this book, but it kept growing on me until by the end of the book, I felt like I was part of their family too. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Maureen E | 1/11/2014

    " First in the Casson family series. Quieter and more bittersweet than the Exiles, but I still liked it. [Nov. 2010] "

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