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Virago Modern Classic Book Club: Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories


Virago Modern Classics Book Club

JULY 2019

Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories

by Noel Streatfeild

Our book of the month this July is Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories – perfectly nostalgic summer holiday reading!

In this captivating new collection, there are stories for every reader to enjoy: unforgettable holidays and unlikely friendships, crime-solving adventures and dancers in the spotlight for the very first time.

Originally written for annuals and magazines from the 1930s-70s, these newly discovered stories will be treasured by Noel Streatfeild fans of all ages.

Featuring beautiful illustrations by PETER BAILEY

Stories include: 

The Plain One
Devon Mettle
Chicken for Supper
Flag’s Circus
The Secret
Ordinary Me
Cows Eat Flowers
Andrew’s Trout
The Old Fool
Let’s Go Coaching
The Quiet Holiday
Green Silk

Will you be reading along this July? Let us know using #VMCBookClub on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.


Plus, click here to discover what else we will be reading this year.