The first book of The Fleurville Trilogy.
Sophie is a naughty little girl, she delights in disobeying her mother and engaging in mischevious pranks. Sophie unintentionally melts her favourite wax doll and gets into trouble when she stands outside in the rain to make her hair curl. Why can't she be well behaved like her cousin Paul and her two delightfully sensible friends Camille and Madeleine?
The Fleurville Trilogy: Sophie's Misfortunes (9780731814602)
Countess de Segur
Simon & Schuster