Poor little Koma was left alone, not knowing in the least what to do. Even the attention paid him by the princess, who was delighted with his charming ways, did not console him. But there was no use in fighting against fate, for he could only wait to see what would turn up. Read this book for...
The book is narrated by Beverley, looking back on his experiences one summer in Prince Edward Island. Sarah, known throughout this novel as The Story Girl, is exceptionally gifted at telling stories, spinning tales that captivate the other children living on the island.
Probably no writer of stories for the young ever equalized Hans Christian Andersen; certainly none ever succeeded as he has done in reproducing the nameless charm of the real fairy tale which springs up without an author among the people.