cover image A Gift of Dragons

A Gift of Dragons

Anne McCaffrey. Del Rey Books, $18 (304pp) ISBN 978-0-345-45635-9

Bestseller Anne McCaffrey (The Skies of Pern) collects four tales of Pern in A Gift of Dragons, including a new adventure written especially for this volume, ""Ever the Twain."" Tom Kidd's illustrations of cuddly dragons and their human companions add extra value.