A picture book. Illustrated by John Clapp.
Maddy has been roaming the hills of Damar with her sheep since she was a girl. The Hills hold everything she desires: her family; her beloved dog, Aerlich – and soon, her fiancé, Donal, who has been away for a year. But one evening a lamb is lost. And when Maddy returns to the Hills to find it, she discovers something else the Hills possess – something that will change her forever.
Robin McKinley (born 1952 as Jennifer Carolyn Robin Turrell McKinley) is a fantasy author. She won the 1998 Phoenix Award honor book for Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast (1978), Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword (1982), Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown (1984), the World Fantasy Award for editing Imaginary Lands (1985) and the Mythopoeic Award for Sunshine (2003).
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