An illness leads to Harriet learning to skate, paid for by her brother who works hard to help her. She becomes a friend with Lalla who is in rigourous training to become a champion skater, but who is more interested in playing the clown.
As the friendship grows, so does Harriet's ability until she threatens Lalla's position as 'champion skater' can their friendship continue?
White Boots is a children's novel by Noel Streatfeild. It was first published by Collins publishers in 1951. The book was published under the title Skating Shoes in the US, also in 1951. White Boots tells the story of a poor girl and a rich girl who meet as a result of ice skating and is the tale of their unlikely friendship.from Wikipedia
|Mr George Johnson||Runs a food shop mainly selling weird produce from his brother|
|Mrs Olivia Johnson|
|Goldie (Miss Goldthorpe)||Lalla's Governess|
|Max Lindblom||Ice-skating teacher|