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  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241478783
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $19.99

Circus Shoes



A wonderfully nostalgic and classic family story for children, perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Shoes.

Peter and Santa live a rather dull existence with their Aunt Rebecca, but when she dies they face the awful prospect of life in separate orphanages. In desperation they run away to find their only living relative, Uncle Gus, who works in a circus as a clown. Gus will only let them stay if they promise to work hard, and so the children plunge headlong into the circus world where they soon discover skills they never knew they had. But life is so different - will they ever truly belong?

  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241478783
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $19.99

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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