Curtain Up
Ref: 3330
Alt. Title: Theatre Shoes
Series: Ballet Shoes - book 2 of 3
Published: 1944
Publisher: JM Dent & Sons

Synopsis: Plucked from their old home in Guernsey and sent all the way to London, the three Forbes children find themselves thrown into the exciting yet frightening world of the theatre. Their mother has come from a long line of great actors and Sorrel, Holly and Mark are expected to carry on the family tradition


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Curtain Up (novel)

Curtain Up is a children's novel about a theatrical family by British author Noel Streatfeild. It was first published in 1944. To remind potential readers of Streatfeild's highly successful first novel, Ballet Shoes, it is often retitled Theatre Shoes, or Theater Shoes in the US. A number of Streatfeild's children's novels have undergone similar retitling.

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Main Characters
Sorrel Forbes
Mark Forbes
Holly Forbes
Other Characters

Articles for Curtain Up

Date Title Source Author Other books Paywall
2014-05-01 Review: Theatre Shoes, Noel Streatfeild Girl with her head in a book
2012-04-12 Clothes Panics again: encouraging remarks for young people Clothes in books