[Ebook] Ballet Shoes By Noel Streatfeild – Writerscompany.co.uk

Ballet Shoes When I was in my first grade, a teacher took our class to the children s library next to school to be registered I couldn t believe so many books could exist in just one place After 2 3 years it turned out that this was not enough, so I got my card in the adults library next to mine and, unfortunately, my old librarian got offended.This teacher discovered a totally new world to me I would be before the doors at 8 am waiting for it to open at 9 or wait for about 2 hours and find out it was Sunday, and they didn t work I didn t even reach the return dates, and librarians were always trying to give me 3 4 instead of 1 or 2 books They were just fetching my card without asking my details They were even letting me dig the closed sections as they shortly got lack of any suggestions.And I wish these librarians could recommend me this book when I was little I wish all the librarians were like Kate from You ve Got Mail well you can t read this book Professor Mathew Brown or Great Uncle Mathew or Gum, lives with his niece Sylvia and her nurse Nana, and from time to time takes off on expeditions from where he brings back fossils, adding to a huge collection which has to be thinned down from time to time One day he decides to travel by sea rather than land, and from three of these voyages brings back three little babies, either orphaned or whose parents are unable to take care of them, and these three little girls are Pauline, Petrova, and Posy who comes with a pair of ballet shoes her mother gave her They take on the surname Fossil, for that is what ties them together But while Pauline dreams of being an actress, and Posy can be nothing but a dancer she is one , Petrova is happiest with cars and engines Gum hasn t returned from his latest expedition for long nor has been heard from, and money is tight, so Sylvia decides to take in boarders, and this leads not only to the children making new friends, but also entering the Children s Academy of Dancing, where Pauline and Posy are happy, and Petrova simply does all that is required of her so that she can begin earning and support the house as soon as possible that is at age 12, when no other option would be available to them We join them on their journey at the academy as their train to hone their different talents, begin their careers on the stage, and try to get their names into history books What a charming and lovely story this was I loved all the characters the thr FAME, FORTUNE, AND FUN When Three English Orphans Pauline, Petrova, And Posy Join The Children S Academy Of Dancing And Stage Training To Help Out Their New Family, They Have No Idea It S Going To Be Such Hard Work Vowing To Make A Name For Themselves, They Launch Into The World Of Show Business, Complete With Working Papers, The Glare Of The Spotlight, And Practice, Practice, Practice But The Theater Isn T Right For All Of Them Pauline Is Destined For The Movies.Posy Is A Born Dancer.Practical Petrova Finds She D Rather Pilot A Plane Than Perform A Pirouette.Each Girl Must Find The Courage And The Talent To Follow Her Dream. 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 figure.I loved This is probably the first book ever where I cannot say The book is better straight away First of all, it is clear that the book is for children and the film is for the grown ups But the beauty remains in both.Pauline, Petrova and Posy are sister by accident as they were all adopted by a wealthy and nice uncle Matthew whom they called Gum, because Great Uncle Matthew G.U.M After he brought the youngest Posy home, though, he disappeared There was enough money in the bank for a couple of years, but it was not enough and soon, they ran short of it The sisters were all talented Pauline could act and recite and Posy wasn t very far from being a professional ballerina And Petrova was incredibly clever, although she was interested in cars and engines instead of performing arts As the girls grew up, they decided to act for money, so they could support their poor household They have made a vow regularly, because they believed they could achieve great things And because their names were unique, no one could say it wa Thank you, Kathleen Kelly, for alerting me to the existence of this book This was really cute and heartwarming And I think it s probably time I watch You ve Got Mail again. Reading this just made me happy Ridiculous, but true It s really a lovely book, with strong, sensible characters. I picked this up because it was my partner s favourite book as a child, and I can see why.It s a very sweet tale Not enough drama, tension and danger for my past and younger self, but a sweet and uplifti 5 Words Classic, Christmas, talent, family, dance.This is one of my FAVOURITE books ever I read it year on year, often than once, and I never get bored How could I Ballet Shoes follows the Fossil sisters and their journey through life as they try to get their name into the history books because of who they are.It s a book that always makes me smile, that could cheer me up on the most miserable of days And it has this kick ass thread of girl power throughout, a discreet hi 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

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