Commissioned by Mabel Carey
, children's editor at J. M. Dent
produced the first, most famous of her children's books, Ballet Shoes. It reworks the central situation of her first adult book, The Whicharts.
Huse, Nancy. Noel Streatfeild. Twayne, 1994.
Wilson, Barbara Ker. Noel Streatfeild. Bodley Head, 1961.