On the day that Princess Daffodil is christened, her fairy godmother gives her a dubious blessing: When she learns to walk, she will leave flowers everywhere she steps. As Princess Daffodil grows, her father, the king, insists that she play only on flowerbeds, so as not to ruin the palace gardens, but the queen has another idea. She believes that Daffodil needs a place of her own-atop the magic hill.
"Brown's affection for [The Magic Hill] is apparent in her graceful watercolors, accented with delicate ink line work. An enchanting version sure to be popular with today's youngsters." (Booklist)