But Addie Mae’s my shadow when the sunshine lets us meet She’s not a friend like Stella Grace, my pal just down the street.”
A little girl shares fun time experiences she has with her shadow, which she calls Addie Mae Long Legs. This little redheaded girl tells us how she plays and has such fun with her shadow, Addie Mae Long Legs. However, she knows this is no substitute for play with her best pal, Stella Grace, who lives just down the street. She and Stella Grace are real and dear friends. The little redheaded girl has learned the difference in make-elieve play with Addie Mae Long Legs and the true fun and carefree times she has with Stella Grace who can be her friend forever.
This is a warmhearted story that will touch your heart and appeal to children of all ages. It reminds us that it is important to have fun with a make-believe friend, but there is no substitute for a true friend.