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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A wonderful experience!! It was so informative about life in 1930s London as dancing and acting students, yet written with the forthrightness of a child's perspective and a fun sense of humor. I plan to read more by Noel Streatfeild. Read full review

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Another book I loved when I was younger. I remember reading it five times in a row. It never got boring. I love how the author talks about theatre and cinema, my two favorite things. It's beautiful! 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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