"The Awkward Age," fairy godmother and spotless lamb and all the rest of it.
When he had last seen her she was at the awkward age of thirteen.
Such a novel, if it existed, would be a counterpart to The Awkward Age.
It is not for nothing that The Awkward Age is as lonely as it seems to be in its kind.
She had large brown eyes and a long black plait, and was a graceful example ...