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read Ballet Shoes reader Å Paperback ↠ noel streatfeild Î ❴Download❵ ➾ Ballet Shoes Author Noel Streatfeild – Dcmdirect.co.uk An alternate cover edition for this ISBN from 1993 can be found herePauline Petrova and Posy are orphans determined to help out their family by attending the ChAn alternate cover edition for this ISBN from 1993 can be found herePauline Petrova and Posy are orphans determined to help out their family by attending the Children's Academy of Dancing and Stage Training But The story of Pauline Petrova and Posy will be in my heart for life even though I must confess that was introduced to these charming and unforgettable characters from the 1975 British television version That kind of ruined me for the book; all I'd do was nosh through my favorite scenes Only when I was in my 20's did I read it cover to cover when I introduced its pleasures to a girl I was tutoring Pauline Petrova and Posy are three adopted girls being raised in London in the 1930's Because of the Depression they get training to earn money as performers on stage Pauline turns out to have a flair for acting and Posy turns out to be a ballerina of rare genius Petrova hates the stage and goes along with it only because she has to Her dream is to learn to fly an airplane It's a very different experience to love this book at age 10 read it at age 20ish and think about it at age 40 As a girl I dreamed of being Posy but I identified with Petrova if only because of her Russian background In my 20's I was struck by how selfish Posy was about her art But now in my 40's and as a professional? writer I understand that inspiration IS selfish When you have something to create it just takes over your life But all this reminiscing has given me other thoughts too For one thing I think the ending has a really positive message to girls especially starry eyed ones who dream of the glamor of a stage career There's a difference between being famous and making history

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When they vow to make a name for themselves they have no idea it's going to be such hard work They launch themselves into the world of show business complete with working papers the glare of the spotlight and pr I had two career goals as a little girl I would be a ballerinaor a librarian heh Well I started ballet at three and continued through college but alas never made it to the big stage I am a librarian though so go figureI loved these books so much as a child All of her series that I read I should say but especially ballet shoes This is a fascinating vanished world

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Ballet ShoesActice practice practice Pauline is destined for the movies Posy is a born dancer But practical Petrova finds she'd rather pilot a plane than perform a pirouette Each girl must find the courage to follow her dre A wonderful reread of a childhood favouriteJust perfect