Books: Young Royalty

ERNESTINE SOPHIE—Sophia Cleugh—Macmillan ($2.00).

A little girl, most mysteriously derived, is living at an English parsonage when the Crown Prince of Nicomedia dies. A general and a count come to claim her for the little comic opera kingdom as its heir presumptive, the daughter of the King's youngest son. For a girl in her early teens, Ernestine Sophie has admittedly a remarkable amount of poise, extraordinary insight and understanding. She likewise develops into an excellent shot with the revolver. So she goes to the intriguing little court and sets it upon its ear. The...

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