The world of dance as seen through the eyes of an aspiring 8 year old ballerina. Living with her Papa and Granny Addie in a little house at the top of a hill overlooking a beautiful, mystical forest, Sophie has many friends: Anna Pavlova the Butterflyrina, Papa Beaver, Winnie Wind, Maestro Canary, the Crystal Guardians and the wise and ancient King Pechanga the oak tree.
Delightful characters and beautiful imagery offer an inspirational playground for the imaginations of young readers and listeners alike. Messages abound such as the power of positive thinking, daring to dream and living passionately from the heart. Shelley Richardson, a College English Professor, also studied as a professional student at Canada’s esteemed National Ballet School.