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Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories By Noel Streatfeild

Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories
by Noel Streatfeild

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A never-before-collected selection of sparkling Christmas-themed stories by Noel Streatfeild that will charm, delight and entertain.
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Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories Summary


Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories by Noel Streatfeild

From the author of Ballet Shoes

In this captivating collection of festive stories, there are auditions on stage and antics on ice, trips to the pantomime, holiday adventures, and laughter shared with family and friends. Charming, heartwarming and funny, this exciting new collection will bring joy to readers of all ages.

Originally written for annuals, magazines and the radio from the 1940s-60s, these stories by this much-loved author have never been collected before and will be a welcome discovery to all Streatfeild's admirers.

Stories include:
The Audition
The Bells Keep Twelfth Night
The Moss Rose
Thimble
The Princess
The Chain
Christmas at Collers
The Pantomime Goose
Skating to the Stars

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Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories Reviews


Streatfeild was an accomplished writer of short stories and this lovely collection highlights some of her festive best. The perfect present to read with your children this Christmas * Independent i *
[Expect] escapism and writerly ease as Noel Streatfeild recounts stories of auditions on stage, adventures on ice and holiday mayhem. They're social records and thrilling reads * The Times *
The wonderful Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories collects, for the first time, nine festive stories originally written for annuals and magazines in the 1940s and 1950s ... As ever, Streatfeild's children always feel utterly real and relatable. A beautifully produced treat -- Anna Carey * Irish Times *

About Noel Streatfeild


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.

Additional information

GOR009683584
Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories by Noel Streatfeild
Noel Streatfeild
Virago Modern Classics
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2018-10-30
176
0349011702
9780349011707
N/A
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