Anne McCaffrey's The Unicorn Girl: The Illustrated Adventures

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Behold Acorna, the Unicorn Girl.

Discovered as an infant and adopted by threegruff asteroid miners, she has now grown into a beautiful youngwoman with delicate, ivory fur and silken skin, the tiny hornon her forehead is all but hidden by her silvery locks.

Acorna is known as Lukia of the Light bythe grateful children she rescued from brutal slavery in the minesof Kezdet. She is helping them recover, and enjoying life withher guardian "uncles," when she receives a mysteriousand disturbing message: There are yet more children enslavedon Kezdet, overlooked by the Child Labor League--childrensuffering a cruel, almost unimaginable fate.

Only Acorna, with her healing powers, canrescue them from the enigmatic figure known as "The Dodger." But to save the children, she must deceive Pal Kendorno, the man she is beginningto love in spite of herself.

Inspired by Anne McCaffrey's and Margaret Ball's unforgettablenovel Acorna, the soaring adventures in this extraordinaryvolume are written by some of today's most celebrated fantasyauthors, and illustrated by world-acclaimed artists. Here youwill read about (and see!):

  • Acorna's heartbreaking search forher home planet

  • Acorna's fight to stop a deadly plagueon the beautiful and fabled planet, Earth

  • Acorna's first love affair...witha human

Don't miss the wonder and excitement ofAnne McCaffrey's most beloved creation, the Unicorn Girl, broughtto life by modern fantasists Mickey Zucker-Reichert, Jody LynnNye, and Roman A. Ranieri.

These beautifully illustrated stories willdelight all who believe in the magic of truth, the healing powerof beauty--and the reality of unicorns!

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About the Author:

Anne McCaffrey, a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner, was one of the world's most beloved and bestselling science fiction and fantasy writers. She is known for her hugely successful Dragonriders of Pern books, as well as the fantasy series that she cowrote with Elizabeth A. Scarborough that began with Acorna: The Unicorn Girl.

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