Ballet Shoes: A Story of Three Children on the Stage
Pauline, was rescued from a shipwreck as a baby. She longs to be an actress.
Petrova, is a Russian orphan. She is happiest when playing with cars and engines.
Polly was handed over with just a pair of ballet shoes to her name. If she could, she would dance all day!
But one thing they DO have in common is, that with money running out at home and Great Uncle Matthew missing, the sisters want to stay together. Whatever it takes.
As they prepare for a dazzling life on stage, the dreams and fears of the fossil girls are about to come true...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thesmellofbooks - LibraryThing
A surprising and wonderful book. It starts off slowly, appearing a whimsical but typical tale. There is an unusual realism in the story of three girls living on the edge of poverty with the adults ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
The children in Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Shoes reminded me of the very ambitious Melendy family in the Melendy Quartet by Elizabeth Enright. Each child in both families has a special talent and the ... Read full review