Discovered as a foundling in a lambing pen, Spider Sparrow grows up surrounded by animals. From sheep and horses to wild otters and foxes, Spider loves them all, even the crows must scare away the newly sown wheat.
“The following week, Nasreddine sheared wool from the sheep, who had been suffering from the heat ever since Spring had come. The sheep wiggled to avoid the burn of the razor, but the boy wS careful no to hurt their soft pink skin.”
“Then Mr. Grumpy and the goat and the calf and the chickens and the sheep and the pig and the dog and the cat and the rabbit and the children all swam to the bank and climbed out to dry in the hot sun.”