Noel Streatfeild
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Short Stories

Noel Streatfeild's first published piece of writing was a short story for children.

The following is a very incomplete list of the numerous short stories she wrote.

Bluebell Bloggs Soho Centenary 1844-1944  
A Dress Occasion Best Children's Stories of the Year. Number 2. (c1947)  
Understudy The Children's Own Treasure Book (1947)
The Children's Hour, Volume 13 - Roads to Adventure (1953)
Acting, Acting, Acting (1962 - ed. Lee Wyndham)
Later republished in a shortened form as "The Secret" (see below)
Banton's Circus The Children's Wonder Book in Colour (1949)  
The Audition

Daily Mail Annual for Boys and Girls (c1949)

The Pantomime Goose Daily Mail Annual for Boys and Girls (c1950)  
The Pantomime Collins Magazine Annual (1950)
Collins Girl's Annual (1958)
Ballet Stories (1982 - ed. Ian Woodward)
Thimble Uncle Mac's Children's Hour Story Book (c1950)  
The Moss Rose Every Girl’s Annual (c1950)  
Chicken for Supper BBC Children's Annual (c1951)  
The Bells Keep Twelfth Night BBC Children's Hour Annual (1950s) About the characters from The Bell Family
Skating to the Stars Daily Mail Annual for Boys and Girls (1952) Mentions a character from White Boots
Flag's Circus I Spy Annual (1954)  
The Skaters BBC Children's Annual (1955) About the characters from White Boots
Coralie Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Annual (1959) Features characters from Ballet Shoes
Ordinary Me Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Annual (1959) Features characters from White Boots
The Secret Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Annual (1959) Shortened version of earlier story "Understudy" (see above)
Too Tall for Ballet Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Annual (1959) Comic strip
The Princess Dancers, Dancers, Dancers (1961 - ed. Lee Wyndham)  
The TV Quiz Girl Annual (1963)  
Howard Miscellany Three (1966)  
The Quiet Holiday Winter's Tales for Children 4 (1968 - ed. M. R. Hodgkin)  
The Sampler The Friday Miracle and Other Stories (1969 - ed. Kaye Webb)  
Lil Bean's Story 4th Dimension (1973) This annual was based on a popular Radio 4 series.
What Happened to Pauline, Petrova and Posy The Noel Streatfeild Christmas Holiday Book (1973) About the characters from Ballet Shoes
The Plain One Puffin's Pleasure (1976)  
Green Silk The Noel Streatfeild Weekend Story Book (1977)  


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