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Sarah and the Steep Slope

Sarah opened her front door and there IT was.
A slope.
Blocking out the sun and casting a shadow across the house.
Sarah wondered how she would get to see her friends. 

Sarah wakes to find a steep hill has sprung up around the house overnight, preventing her from leaving. No matter what she tries, the hill won't budge. When the Hill Doctor suggests she gets in touch with her friends, Sarah discovers how friendship can transform the steepest slope.

Sarah and the Steep Slope is a whimsical fable about uphill battles and the healing power of friendship by author Danny Parker and illustrator Matt Ottley. Read by Isabella Clarke.


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