One day, a mysterious stranger arrives at a boardinghouse of the widow Gateaua sad-faced stranger, who keeps to himself. When the widow's daughter, Mirette, discovers him crossing the courtyard on air, she begs him to teach her how he does it. But Mirette doesn't know that the stranger was once the Great Bellinimaster wire-walker. Or that Bellini has been stopped by a terrible fear. And it is she… who must teach him courage once again. Emily Arnold McCully's prose and own narration carries the listener over the rooftops of nineteenth-century Paris and into an elegant, beautiful world of acrobats, jugglers, mimes, actors, and one gallant, resourceful little girl.
Series: Listening Library