Join two incredibly precocious ducklings on the adventure of a lifetime as clever Lillybeth and kindhearted Hinsberth set out on an ill-fated expedition to search for the top of the sky and instead make a heart-wrenching discovery - a discovery which will set them against impossible odds on an epic quest to free a thousand suffering souls. But these two imperturbable friends will do everything in their power to break all barriers and turn their quiet little village upside down and inside out in a desperate bid to go beyond The Edges of Things. A monumental testament to the power of kindness, innocence and unflappable determination, Lillybeth and Hinsberth: The Edges of Things is a timeless adventure that will leave you soaring.
Appropriate for advanced readers of all ages, Lillybeth and Hinsberth: The Edges of Things is 440 pages and available at the bookstores listed below.
R. S. Markel has invited Mr. Abselard, a dear porcine friend, confidant and resident of The Farm, to share a few thoughts on a wide smattering of topics gleaned from the pig's venerable tradition of the morning conversation. We do hope you enjoy this new addition.
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I am a writer and illustrator of books for young (and young at heart) readers who have a passion for exploring fantastic places, impossible events, and the magic and mysteries of our world. Please feel free to read a bit about my work and peruse the character essays and illustrations. I do hope you enjoy this small glimpse into the whimsical world of Lillybeth and Hinsberth.