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  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780141359809
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $16.99

Ballet Shoes




One of the best-loved stories of all time reissued with a stunning new cover.

Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are sisters - with a difference. All three were adopted as babies by Great Uncle Matthew, an eccentric and rich explorer who then disappeared, leaving them in the care of his niece Sylvia. The girls grow up in comfort until their money begins to run out and nobody can find Great Uncle Matthew.Things look bleak until they hit on an inspired idea: Pauline, Petrova and Posy will take to the stage. But it's not long before the Fossils learn that being a star isn't as easy as they first thought...

  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780141359809
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Noel Streatfeild

Noel Streatfeild was born in Amberley, Sussex in 1895. Her first novel, Ballet Shoes, is her best-known book but she went on to write many well-loved books for children, including Circus Shoes which won the Carnegie Medal in 1938. In 1983 she was honoured for her contribution to children's publishing when she was awarded an OBE. She died in 1986.

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