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Noel Streatfeild
Birth date: December 24, 1895
Died: September 11, 1986
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Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 2 years ago
I've never read any of Streatfeild's famously old-fashioned "shoes" series, including Ballet Shoes, so this was the first book I've read by her. I picked up it up for kindle because a number of her adult novels have been reprinted very cheaply. I read about it in one of my favorite blogs Furrowed Mi...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 8 years ago
While the adult characters come across as a bit two-dimensional, the children are well-fleshed out. A perfect book to read after reading about Childrens Fiction in the Second World War by Owen Dudley Edwards, because this is a book that looks back at that time and tells a hard story about the effec...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 8 years ago
A long-running favourite of my youth, I was inspired to re-read this when I saw the 2007 BBC version of this I decided to hunt up my copy to re-read. This is the story of three sisters, collected by a fossil hunter (GUM or Great Uncle Matthew) and left with his niece Sylvia (aka Garnie for Guardian...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 9 years ago
A long-running favourite of my youth, I was inspired to re-read this when I saw the 2007 BBC version of this I decided to hunt up my copy to re-read. This is the story of three sisters, collected by a fossil hunter (GUM or Great Uncle Matthew) and left with his niece Sylvia (aka Garnie for Guardian)...
anneishia
anneishia rated it 9 years ago
To be honest, even though I spent my childhood and young adulthood with reading children’s classics, I had never heard of Noel Streatfield until I saw the movie You’ve Got Mail (1998), by which time I had attained full age already. Nevertheless, Meg Ryan’s enthusing about Streatfield’s Ballet Shoes ...
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