Cindy Reeves, a very talented young ballet dancer, was competing in secret for the Crystal Shoes Trophy ad the chance of a scholarship to a famous ballet school. Cindy was an orphan and her guardian, Vi Burke, ill -treated her and had forbidden her to dance. But Cindy had been helped by Mrs Webster, a friendly neighbour, and also the Sister at the hospital where Mrs Webster was taken after a fall. After overcoming many difficulties, Cindy had reached the final of the contest.
- Cindy and the Crystal Shoes – Mandy: #463 (29 November 1975) – #478 (13 March 1976)
- Reprinted as The Secret Ballerina – Mandy: #723 (22 November 1980) – #738 (7 March 1981)