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White Boots

White Boots (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

By Streatfeild, Noel

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

ISBN 9780007380763
Barcode 9780007380763
Published 22 November 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series Essential Modern Classics

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780007380763
ISBN-10 0007380763
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollinsChildrenasBooks
Publication Date 22 November 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook – ePub edition
Edition ePub edition
Author(s) By Streatfeild, Noel
Series Essential Modern Classics
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Sporting Stories
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Children's, young adult and educational / Children's and young adult fiction and true stories / Classic fiction Children's/YA, Skating - Juvenile fiction, JUVENILE FICTION - Classics, Skating, JUVENILE FICTION - Sports & Recreation - Ice Skating
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 823.912
Catalogue Code 445329

Description of this Electronic Book

The author of children's classic 'Ballet Shoes' delights with a best-loved story of ice skating rivalry...
"If you pass your inter-silver, I'll tell Aunt Claudia that I don't want to work with you any more."
Harriet is told that she must take up ice-skating in order to improve her health. She isn't much good at it, until she meets Lalla Moore, a young skating star. Now Harriet is getting better and better on the ice, and Lalla doesn't like it. Does Harriet want to save their friendship more than she wants to skate?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review "White Boots. Author: Noel (Ballet Shoes) Streatfeild. And you know we might very well leave it at that - for what higher recommendation is wanted? Noel Streatfeild has that happy, skilful knack of turning her characters into real people - something which only really good novelists can do. A first-rate book." BBC Children's Hour
"Noel Streatfeild's position in the children's book world is unique. She is endlessly inventive, full of verve and real understanding of the surfaces of childhood. Her stories are rich in documentary interest and entertainment, escapism of a most satisfying sort." TLS
"Noel Streatfeild is an author who is a true master of her craft." Illustrated London News

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Author's Bio

Noel Streatfeild grew up in a vicarage. Her father eventually became Bishop of Lewes. Noel trained as an actress, and acted for nine years before writing her first book, for adults. She did not write her first (and most famous) children's book until 1936 - Ballet Shoes. Thereafter she wrote more than thirty other children's books, some of which were televised, and all of which were hugely popular. Noel died in 1986.

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