Caddy's World

Caddy's World

Book - 2011
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Hilary McKay revisits the Casson family, but this time with a difference ...

Go back in time ... Caddy is 12, grappling with school, best friends, first boyfriends, younger siblings and the unexpected arrival of one baby Permanent Rose who has arrived in the world a little sooner than expected. While baby Rose lies in critical condition in hospital, life goes on in the unpredictable, colourful Casson household ...
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's, 2011.
ISBN: 9781444900538
Characteristics: 263 p. ; 23 cm.


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Chapel_Hill_MarthaW May 18, 2016

This is a prequel to McKay's Casson family series, and you could read it either before reading the rest of the books, or afterwards. I did the latter, and found it immensely satisfying -- it was fun to see the kids in the family when they were much younger (Saffy and Indigo were a hoot), and it was nice for Caddy to get more page time than she did in the later books when she was older. And the ending, which tied together this prequel with the later books, I found quite moving. A lovely way to conclude (or begin) a truly fantastic series.

Sep 21, 2013

very, very good, I loved saffy's character as a little kid, she's so bossy and naughty. :) very good but read the whole series first as it will make you appreciate this book more.

m2 Apr 09, 2012

This is such a delight. I love this series that starts with Saffy's Angel and ends with Caddy much older. In this book we go back and catch Caddy when she's 12 -- and her mom is giving birth to Permannet Rose. If you've never read this series, do yourself a favor and start with Saffy's Angel.
There is nothing quite like McKay's writing about family.

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Nov 18, 2013

"About bloody time."
- Saffy


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