Ballet Shoes

By Noel Streatfeild; Diane Goode (Illustrator)
Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780679847595, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 23, 1993

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Description
In the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett's "The Little Princess" come Noel Streatfeild's tales of triumph. In this story, three orphan girls vow to make a name for themselves and find their own special talents. With hard work, fame just may be in the stars Originally published in 1937.



About the Author
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 more than fifty beloved and critically acclaimed picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. Inspired by the handwritten letters of the Founding Mothers, she begins with their quill and sepia handwriting and spins out the line to re-create their images and the remarkable events of their lives for a new generation of young readers.
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