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Noel Streatfeild

  • 5 stars across 28 books
    Noel Streatfeild was born in Amberley, Sussex in 1895. Her first novel, Ballet Shoes, is her best-known book but she went on to write many well-loved books for children, including Circus Shoes which won the Carnegie Medal in 1938. In 1983 she was honoured for her contribution to children's publishing when she was awarded an OBE. She died in 1986.
    2nd July 2015

    Ballet Shoes

    Ballet Shoes is the much loved classic by Noel Streatfeild that continues to delight readers today. Pauline, Pe... More

    (8 reviews)
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    30th September 2006

    Circus

    From the Astounding Agile Acrobats and the Elephant Ballet, to terrific trapeze stunts and high-wire acts at dizzying he... More

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    25th September 2014

    White Boots

    The author of children's classic 'Ballet Shoes' delights with a best-loved story of ice skating rivalry... ... More

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    1st September 2006

    Circus Shoes

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    5th March 2012

    The Bell

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    1st October 2011

    Dancing Waves

    Cammie has made so many friends since she joined the Pearlies - the waviest club in Rainbow Reef. Now their friendship i... More

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    2nd January 2002

    Thursday's Child

    During the long, hungry years of the Great Depression, Harper Flute's family struggles to cope with life on the hot, dus... More

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    1st May 2005

    Tennis Star

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    2nd July 2015

    Theatre Shoes

    Theatre Shoes is part of the wonderful 'Shoes' series of adventures for children by Noel Streatfeild. Every fami... More

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    7th July 2016

    A Vicarage Family

    A Vicarage Family is the first part in a fictionalized autobiography in which Noel Streatfeild tells the story of ... More

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