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Tennis Shoes is one of the wonderful 'Shoes collection of adventures for children by Noel Streatfeild. There is no doubt about it - the Heath children have tennis in their blood. Their grandfather and father before them had been top players, and the twins are champion material.
Then Nicky - cheeky, rebellious Nicky - starts to practise in secret, but talented at tennis as she is, the ambitious Nicky first has battles to win with herself - on and off the tennis court. Reissued in 'A Puffin Book' series of Puffin modern classics, this is a sharp and funny story that follows in the footsteps of Ballet Shoes, Theatre Shoes and Circus Shoes by the popular children's author Noel Streatfeild.
About the Author
Noel Streatfeild was born in Sussex in 1895 and was one of three sisters. Although she was considered the plain one she ended up leading the most glamorous and exciting life! After working in munitions factories and canteens for the armed forces when WWI broke out, Noel followed her dream of being on stage and went to RADA where she became a professional actress. She began writing children's books in 1931 and Ballet Shoes was published in 1936. She quickly became one of the most popular authors of her day. When she visited Puffin exhibitions, there were queues right out of the building and all the way down The Mall. She was one of the first winners of the Carnegie Medal and was awarded an OBE in 1983. Noel Streatfeild lived in London. She died in 1986.
The Tennis Match
Giraffe and Elephant learn to play tennis.Text type: Literary recount
Pirate Pete and Princess Polly need to get some new shoes!
This bright, interactive sound book describes the excitement and fun of going shopping for new shoes and helps young children understand what happens at the shoe shop and what to expect.
From why shoes need to fit properly and how your how feet are measured, to trying different pairs on, all key elements of that exciting first shopping trip are covered.
What shoes do Pirate Pete and Princess Polly like the best? Which are YOUR favourites?
Press the sound button to hear a happy cheer as your child joins in with Pete and Polly's new shoe adventure?