Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories

Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories - Virago Modern Classics

Short stories

Paperback (22 Oct 2020) | English

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Synopsis

'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

About the Publisher

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Virago

Little, Brown is the literary hardback imprint that feeds into our Abacus paperback list. We publish across a wide range of areas, including fiction, history, memoir, science and travel, but within this diverse list the vast majority of books have in common a strong narrative and a distinctive voice.

Book information

ISBN: 9780349010939
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Virago
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 160g
Height: 194mm
Width: 126mm
Spine width: 10mm