With an ironic wink The Legend of Conner MacSheep tells the story of a sheep with a very human personality and his flock in the Scottish Highlands. Despite a sinister omen that overshadows his birth, he has a joyful childhood. As a teenager he proves himself at the annual Highland Sheep Games and falls in love. But then the much-feared prophecy fulfills itself ... The story takes the reader into the miraculous world of the Scottish Highlands with its traditions, legends and adorable animal and human inhabitants. It will appeal to teenagers and adults who like it tense but also humorous.
Elfi Schöniger, born in 1955, lives and works in the same hilly Taunus region of Germany that inspired the Grimm brothers to collect and record local folk and fairy tales. She and her husband have an adult daughter. Inspired by her family, surroundings and travels, Elfi wrote her first children's story in 1994. She personally creates the illustrations in most of her books.