Publish date: 1995
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Shoes (#9)
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 ...
I'm sorry, Susann, but this will be my only Shoes book.I found it sweet but unsatisfying. I just couldn't care about anyone but Petrova, and even she was a little marshmallow-y. There was never any real doubt about how it would end, or if the latest character would be interested in helping the girls...
One of the long “Shoes” series. This one focuses on Rachel and her adopted sister Hilary, who are taken in by Rachel’s uncle and aunt after their parents die. It was okay, but didn’t have the charm of either Theatre Shoes or Ballet Shoes.
Ever since watching "You've Got Mail" I've wanted to read books by Noel Streatfield. Thanks to an online friend of mine, I've finally been able to. It's a children's book, to be sure, but quite sweet for what it is, and I enjoyed the atmosphere of it. I also have "Theater Shoes" and "Ballet Shoes", ...