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    • ISBN:9780349010953
    • Publication date:20 Jun 2019
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Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories

By Noel Streatfeild
Illustrated by Peter Bailey

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This volume of newly discovered stories will be an exciting discovery for Streatfeild fans of all ages. By the beloved author of Ballet Shoes.

A NEW COLLECTION OF HOLIDAY-THEMED STORIES BY THE BELOVED AUTHOR OF BALLET SHOES


There are stories for every reader in this delightful collection - exciting crime-solving adventures; nervous young actors in the spotlight for the first time; unforgettable holidays and unlikely friendships.

Featuring beautiful illustrations by PETER BAILEY

Stories include:

The Plain One
Devon Mettle
Chicken for Supper
Flag's Circus
The Secret
Coralie
Ordinary Me
Cows Eat Flowers
Andrew's Trout
The Old Fool
Let's Go Coaching
Howard
The Quiet Holiday
Roberta
Green Silk

Originally written for annuals and magazines from the 1930s-70s, these newly discovered stories will be an exciting discovery for Noel Streatfeild fans of all ages.

Biographical Notes

Noel Streatfeild (Author)
Noel Streatfeild was born in Sussex in 1895 and was one of three sisters. After working in munitions factories and canteens for the armed forces when the First World War broke out, Noel followed her dream of being on stage and went to RADA where she became a professional actress.

She began writing children's books in 1931 and Ballet Shoes was published in 1936. She quickly became one of the most popular authors of her day. She was one of the first winners of the Carnegie Medal and was awarded an OBE in 1983.

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  • ISBN: 9780349013053
  • Publication date: 20 Jun 2019
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Virago
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