Standard Name: Streatfeild, Noel
Birth Name: Mary Noel Streatfeild
Pseudonym: Noelle Sonning
Pseudonym: Susan Scarlett
Pseudonym: Vicky Strangeways
Ballet Shoes, made her famous overnight by its appeal to young girls who were mad about dancing. In her later fiction for children continued to present very young professional artists developing their skills; this favourite subject-matter is linked with an unusual capacity to take children seriously. NS also wrote plays from early in her career, and later wrote radio and television scripts from her own work, in addition to non-fiction books, anthologies, biography, and heavily fictionalised autobiography, as well as a series of pot-boiling romance novels which she did not wish to have considered as part of her oeuvre.published over five decades of the twentieth century, from the 1930s. Arguably all but seventeen of her sixty-four books were aimed at children. (Some books are classified both ways.) Her adult novels are notable for their depiction of women coping with definingly modern issues of earning a living and weathering society's changing attitudes to sex, divorce, and instability, and of alternatives both to the bourgeois or gentry family (the stage, the circus) and to the dominant society. Her first novel for children,
Streatfeild, Noel, and Charles Mozley. A Vicarage Family. Collins, 1963.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Margery Gill. Apple Bough. Collins, 1962.
Streatfeild, Noel. Aunt Clara. Collins, 1952.
Streatfeild, Noel. Ballet Shoes. J. M. Dent, 1936.
Streatfeild, Noel. Caroline England. William Heinemann, 1937.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Betty Maxey. Gemma. Armada, 1968.
Streatfeild, Noel. I Ordered a Table for Six. Collins, 1942.
Nesbit, E. et al. Long Ago When I Was Young. Whiting and Wheaton, 1966.
Streatfeild, Noel. Luke. Heinemann, 1939.
Streatfeild, Noel. Magic and the Magician. Ernest Benn, 1958.
Streatfeild, Noel. Noel Streatfeild’s Christmas Stories. Virago, 2018.
Streatfeild, Noel. Saplings. Collins, 1945.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Shirley Hughes. The Bell Family. Collins, 1954.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Shirley Hughes. The Bell Family. Collins, 1965.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Steven Spurrier. The Circus is Coming. J. M. Dent, 1938.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Dorothea Braby. The Fearless Treasure. Michael Joseph, 1953.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Antony Maitland. The Maitlands, All Change at Cuckly Place. W. H. Allen, 1979.
Streatfeild, Noel, and Ley Kenyon. The Painted Garden. Collins, 1949.
Streatfeild, Noel. The Silent Speaker. Collins, 1961.
Streatfeild, Noel. The Whicharts. William Heinemann, 1931.
Streatfeild, Noel. The Winter is Past. Collins.
Ingelow, Jean et al. To the Land of Fair Delight. Franklin Watts, 1960.