"I'd hate to look absolutely sweet," said Lily. "I'm glad it's not me who has to be the Fairy..." Lily and Jo are sisters, but they are as different as chalk and cheese. Jo adores her ballet lessons, but Lily wants to go riding or learn judo. Jo's dream is to be given a special part in the annual ballet school display. Lily can't think of anything she'd like less - she thinks ballet is soppy! But will she change her mind when disaster strikes?