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The Saddest Girl in the World by [Glass, Cathy]
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4.9 out of 5 stars 185 customer reviews

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About the Author

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 20 years, during which time she has looked after more than 70 children, of all ages and backgrounds. Cathy runs training courses on fostering for her local Social Services, and helps draft new fostering procedures and guidelines. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted after a long-term foster placement. The name Cathy Glass is a pseudonym.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2181 KB
  • Print Length: 339 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Element (20 Mar. 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007321570
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007321575
  • ASIN: B002RI9F8Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars 185 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #12,375 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
As a foster carer I have enjoyed (?) reading Cathy's books and this has got to be the very best. I saw in Donna many of the children that I have cared for.
A wonderful read and a beautifuly written book.
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Format: Hardcover
Having preordered this book months ago I was looking forward to reading it, as I thought all her other books were great. Once it came through my door and I had opened it, that was it I was reading it for the whole day, as with all of Cathy's other books they are very hard to put down. Cathy is an inspiration to all, and if you have not read any of her books, I would suggest in doing so.
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Format: Hardcover
The Saddest Girl in the World is the powerful new book from Cathy Glass. It is certainly up to her usual high standard of writing. Donna was treated by her mother and family in an appalling manner. When she first met Cathy and her family she would not look at them or speak to them. Eventually after lots of patience and encouragement she began to talk about her dreadful experiences at home. Cathy shows that there are many types of child abuse that parents can inflict upon their children and they all have very damaging effects. As with her other books The Saddest Girl in the World deals with some very important and emotional subjects at a pace that makes it impossible to put the book down.
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Cathy Glass has done it again. This is a must read. Another text book for foster carer and parents. A+++
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By Ana on 16 Jan. 2014
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What a lovely written book. Makes you realise how lucky our children are that grow up in non abusive terrifying homes, even though they don't realise it. Makes your heart go out to the poor children that have never known what love is. I take my hat off to ALL foster people they are made of strong & special stuff. I love children but I don't think I could ever foster & care for abused or very sad children it takes a very special kind of person & family to do such an amazing & special job & be able to help & give back some love & care to these children.
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Before I wrote this I did check what my teenager thought to the book. She likes all Cathy Glass books, but when I asked about 6 months after she read it she couldnt really remember the story line, but she does read a lot of this type of books.

I have read one of her Cathy Glass and found it a very honest and warm exploration of the childrens life she talks about, she explores the childs story who comes and stays with her as a foster child but also she explores her personal experiences of caring for that child. I am a counsellor and found it helpful when I worked with a lady who does also foster children.
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Another amazing book by Cathy Glass. Such an amazing woman. I can only imagine what she has seen and heard in her foster carer years. Thank you Cathy for giving all these children hope, love and great memories xx
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This is the saddest book by Cathy I have ever read, apart from The Night The Angels Came. I had tears in my eyes at the thought of this child pleading not to be hit. For not cleaning! Ridiculous! Then scrubbing herself to 'get the black off her'. Stupid so called mum should have closed her legs then if she's that racist to her kid! Absolutely hate children getting treated like this. Seriously hope Donna has rebuilt her life and is doing well now. She would get one massive cuddle from me
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