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Noel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories

Noel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories

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

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ISBN 9780349013053
Barcode 9780349013053
Release Date 25 June 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Streatfeild, Noel
Illustrated by Bailey, Peter
Series Virago modern classics
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ISBN-13 9780349013053
ISBN-10 0349013055
Stock Release date is 25 June 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Virago Press Ltd
Release Date 25 June 2019
International Release Date 20 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Streatfeild, Noel
Illustrated by Bailey, Peter
Series Virago modern classics
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Short Stories
English Literature: Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 320g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Children's stories, English
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.912
Catalogue Code 978107

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review An enchanting collection, full of wonderful old friends, (the Bell family, the Fossils' darling Doctors Smith and Jakes, Harriet and Lalla!) Classic Noel Streatfeild at her warm-hearted best. I absolutely loved it -- Hilary McKay, author of THE SKYLARKS' WAR

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Author's Bio

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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