The king has a problem. His twelve daughters wake up every morning with their slippers in rags and tatters. Where are they going? The palace is guarded to the hilt, and the shoemakers are exhausted. The king has promised his kingdom to anyone who can solve the mystery in three days and three nights. Prince after prince fails, then a disheveled soldier arrives at the palace door. Will he succeed? Miss Clara's dazzling artwork takes the twelve princesses waltzing across the pages of this classic fairy tale.