Larkspur

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Tate Publishing, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 102 pages
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She began to feel dizzy...and before she knew it, she was falling. She was amazed when she realized that she hadn't felt a thud. She continued to 'fall' for what seemed like minutes. She felt like Alice falling through the rabbit hole and wondered what she would find when she finally landed.During a dance performance, Taylor and Leslie mysteriously fall into the enchanted land of Larkspur. With the help of Redmond, the great counselor-in-training, they discover their mission: to perform the magical Dance of the Dawn in order to help their beloved dance instructor, Madame Lumiere, find her way home from the Earthly Realm. But first they must rescue the adored talking pet of the Fiery One and aid Little Light, the glowing princess, as she bravely sets off to rid Larkspur of the cruel Puranna and despicable Derrick of Dungeoness. If everything goes as planned, Taylor and Leslie will also play an important role in freeing Larkspur's true king and queen from the Murky Realm, where they have been imprisoned for over a year.
Join Taylor and Leslie in Anastacia Hawkins'sLarkspuras they discover the depths of their courage and faith and the risks they are willing to take for friendship. You will fall in love with the Areli, the amazing people of light, and Larkspur, a land where beauty and the arts reign and magic abounds.
 

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User Review  - Mrsmommybooknerd - LibraryThing

Another great series for a clean YA read. There are so many magical and fun characters who teach us about love, friendship, kindness while taking us on an adventure of action and fun! These are short books, but are filled with a wonderful story for both parent and child...perhaps to read together! Read full review

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Ballet students Taylor and Leslie are performing on stage when they find that they have suddenly been transported into another world. The World of Larkspur holds both mystery and adventure for Taylor,Leslie and their friends (new and old).
These two young ballerinas will soon find themselves dancing for more than just applause from the audience, they are entrusted to perform the "Dance of the Dawn" to return their ballet instructor to her rightful home. Through team work Taylor and Leslie and their friends learn to trust themselves, their magical gifts from Madame Lumiere and each other to attempt the unthinkable and free the King and Queen of Larkspur from the Murky Realm and restore Madame Lumiere to Larkspur.
You will find yourself captivated by the magic of Larkspur and it's inhabitants, especially a certain little baby frill. Will the girls learn the "Dance of the Dawn" in time to free Madame Lumiere and return the King and Queen of Larkspur to their castle? Can the light overcome the darkness of the Murky Realm? Guess you'll just have to read the book to find out what happens! You'll be glad you did. "Larkspur" is a great summer read for the young and "young at heart".
 

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One
7
Two
11
Three
15
Four
23
Five
29
Six
37
Seven
43
Eight
47
Nine
53
Ten
61
Eleven
69
Twelve
77
Thirteen
83
Fourteen
91
Fifteen
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