Publisher description for The scarlet stockings : the enchanted riddle / Charlotte Kandel.


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As an infant, Daphne was abandoned on the doorstep of an all-girls school. Now, at thirteen, she longs to discover the truth about her past and to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a prima ballerina. When a book containing a tantalizing riddle and a magical pair of stockings arrive, her dreams of glory and fame are suddenly within her grasp. Daphne is poised to win an audition for the Ballet Splendide in Paris. But will the magic be enough to help her overcome her childhood demons of loneliness and insecurity? This irresistible story is brought to life with black-and-white interior illustrations and a beautiful jacket enhanced with foil.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Orphans -- Fiction.
Ballet -- Fiction.
Riddles -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
London (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910 -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
France -- History -- Third Republic, 1870-1940 -- Fiction.