Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)
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Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Published: 22/10/2020
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'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


In this captivating collection of stories by the author of Ballet Shoes, 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 collection will bring joy to readers of all ages.

Originally written in 1940s-60s for annuals, magazines and the radio, these stories have never been collected before.

With enchanting line drawings by by Peter Bailey.

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

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349010939
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 194 x 126 x 10 mm


MEDIA 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

Not only is this a gorgeous little book, the short stories in Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories have never been collected together in one place before. A treat for readers of all ages - Good Housekeeping

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“Noel Streatfeild’s Christmas Stories”

A wonderful hot chocolate read. Traditional festive escapism from a much loved author. As popular as ever, the author of Ballet Shoes created this wonderful collection of short stories. A Christmas treat.

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