When at last Harriet saw what her present was she hugged the boots and skates to her and almost sang. “My own white boots and skates. Proper white boots!”
When Harriet is told to take up ice-skating to improve her health, at first she thinks she’ll never pick it up. Then she meets Lalla Moore, a vivacious young skating star who can dance like a living whirlwind on the ice. But as Harriet finds herself getting better and better under Lalla’s eye, she realises that Lalla is jealous of her new-found talent. Harriet could be a star on the ice. She’s all ready to shine. She longs to skate – but does she want to spare her friend’s feelings even more? A timeless tale of friendship set on the glittering white ice.