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- DescriptionAdopted as babies by their great uncle Matthew, Pauline, Petrova and Posy lead a sheltered life until the money runs out, and then everyone has to do something to make some more. But what can three small schoolgirls do to help?
- Author BiographyNoel Streatfeild (1895-1986) was born in Amberley, Sussex. Her father was Bishop of Lewes and her great-grandmother was the prison reformer, Elizabeth Fry. She was a mischievous child, often in trouble at home. While growing up, she and her sisters put on plays for parish causes and, after making munitions during World War I, she trained as an actress. Noel Streatfeild started by writing books for adults. Then in 1931 she published her first children's book. Her best-loved novel, BALLET SHOES, was published in 1936. When World War II broke out, she worked in canteens for the armed forces and for those injured by bombs. She wrote over 80 books in her lifetime and lived in London till her death.
- Author(s)Noel Streatfeild
- PublisherHachette Children's Group
- Date of Publication02/09/2004
- GenreChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOrion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Out-of-print date13/11/2007
- Content Note36 Line Drawing(s)
- Weight322 g
- Width132 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
- Interest AgeFrom 7
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