Noel Streatfeildb. 1895 - d. 1986
Mary Noel Streatfeild OBE, was an English author, best known for children's books including the "Shoes" books, which were not a series. Random House, the U.S. publisher of the 1936 novel Ballet Shoes (1936), published some of Streatfeild's subsequent children's books using the word "Shoes" in their titles, to capitalize on the popularity of Ballet Shoes; thus Circus Shoes, Party Shoes, Skating Shoes and many more. She won the third annual Carnegie Medal for Circus Shoes. She was a member of the historic Streatfeild family.from Wikipedia
Timeline for Noel Streatfeild
Noel Streatfeild born.
Moved to London
Enrolled at the Academy of Dramatic Art
Tour of Australia
Began work as a member of Deptford Voluntary Child Care
Elected to membership of PEN
Series of small strokes means move to a nursing home
The Maitlands: All Change at Cuckly place
Noel Streatfeild died.