Ballet shoes

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Random House, Aug 13, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 281 pages
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Determined to make a name for themselves, three adopted sisters living in London train for the ballet and the stage and in the process discover that each has a special talent.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Well this was different. Not at all what I expected. I thought there'd be more about catty girls & rivalries & stage mothers, but there was none of that. Is it historical fiction? Was there a time ... Read full review

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User Review  - GraceZ - LibraryThing

I picked this book up expecting to read a couple of chapters and get bored. Boy was I wrong. This book was almost as enjoyable as my beloved Betsy-Tacy books. They're just so well written! I wish all ... Read full review


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Noel Streatfeild, born 1895, was one of the daughters of the Bishop of Lewes and a great-granddaughter of the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry. She was unmarried and led a busy London literary life and had written over eighty books by the time of her death in 1986.

Diane Goode is the illustrator of dozens of beloved and critically acclaimed picture books including several written by Cynthia Rylant, "Alligator Boy"; "When I Was Young in the Mountains", a Caldecott Honor Book; and most recently, "Baby Face: A Book of Love for Baby".? She is also the illustrator of "President Pennybaker" and "My Mom is Trying to Ruin My Life" both by Kate Feiffer and "Louise the Big Cheese: Divine Diva" and "Louise the Big Cheese and the La Di Da Shoes" both by Elise Primavera.? She lives and works in Watchung, NJ with her husband, David, and their two dogs, Jack and Daisy.?Visit her at

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