*’Classic Noel Streatfeild at her warm-hearted best. I absolutely loved it’ Hilary McKay, author of THE SKYLARKS’ WAR
*’Such rewarding reading’ Daily Telegraph
There are stories for every reader in this delightful collection – exciting crime-solving adventures; nervous young actors in the spotlight for the first time; unforgettable holidays and unlikely friendships.
Featuring beautiful illustrations by PETER BAILEY
The Plain One; Devon Mettle; Chicken for Supper; Flag’s Circus; The Secret; Coralie; Ordinary Me; Cows Eat Flowers; Andrew’s Trout; The Old Fool; Let’s Go Coaching; Howard; The Quiet Holiday; Roberta; Green Silk
Originally written for annuals and magazines from the 1930s-70s, these newly discovered stories make captivating reading for Noel Streatfeild fans of all ages.