Selkie girl

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Alfred A. Knopf , New York
Selkies -- Fiction, Seals (Animals) -- Fiction, Orkney (Scotland) -- Fiction, Scotland -- Fi
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When sixteen-year-old Elin Jean finds a seal pelt hidden at home and realizes that her mother is actually a selkie, she returns the pelt to her mother, only to find her life taking many unexpected turns.

StatementLaurie Brooks.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B79659 Se 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22652737M
ISBN 139780375851704, 9780375951701
LC Control Number2008003547

Selkie Girl's main character Elin Jean is interesting, and the story is basically hers. She's Reviewed on Alexa Loves Books I'm going to be honest here: when I first picked this book out of the ones Ashley (of What's Your Story) was selling, I had no idea what the story was about/5.

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The selkie folklore of Scotland and Ireland is the basis (according to the dust-jacket blurb) for this engaging picture-book from Susan Cooper, acclaimed children's fantasist, and author of the classic Dark Is Rising ing the story of a crofter named Donallan, and his efforts to win the beautiful selkie maiden he spies one day, dancing naked on the rocks in her human form, The /5.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. I pictured the yearly birthing of the selkie pups, the beach littered with their bodies, white and new, the darker forms of their mithers nestled nearby.

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ELIN JEAN has always known she was different from the others on their remote island home. She is a gentle soul, and can’t stand the annual tradition of killing seal babies to thin the population.

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Selkie Girl by Laurie Brooks Read by Anna/Central Teen Room Originally posted to the Teen Blog on 1/31/ This book was amazing, very well written, beautifully scripted, and a quick, easy read on top of that. This is the story of a 16 year old girl who lives on the Orkney Islands, north of the Scottish mainland.

Selkie Girl is a magical book. The setting is beautiful and mythical. Laurie Brooks writing creates an imagery so vivid that you can feel and imagine the vastness of the ocean, the horror of the seals fate, the beauty of the land and Elin Jean's struggle to belong either on land or in the sea.4/5. The Selkie Girl Susan Cooper, Author, Robertson Cooper, Author, Warwick Hutton, Illustrator Margaret K.

McElderry Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. "The Celtic legend of a seal maiden, who is captured and wed by a mortal young man, is related again by an author who remains faithful to the spirit and magic of the story but gives it a fullness and inevitability that only a true storyteller can evoke The watercolors blend the homely reality of life on a small, seabound craft with a controlled but intense sense of drama"/5(1).

The Selkie Girl by Susan Cooper and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Selkie Girl is one of the first titles released in the new Picture Kelpies: Traditional Scottish Tales range of picture books that bring classic Scottish folk and fairy tales to life for young children.

'This is a wonderful book about finding friends and contentment, beautifully illustrated.'Brand: Floris Books. Get this from a library. The selkie girl. [Susan Cooper; Warwick Hutton; Margaret K.

McElderry Books (Firm),] -- A retelling of the legend from British coasts and islands in which a man falls in love with a beautiful seal girl and forces her to live on land and be his bride.

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SELKIE GIRL User Review - Kirkus. Life on Shapinsay Island in the Orkneys is tough for Elin Jean. Her strange, webbed fingers and mysterious /5(2). Fergus lives with his father by the sea, but is lonely. He wants a friend more than anything.

One day Fergus finds treasure on the beach: a beautiful fur blanket hidden in the rocks. But Fergus doesn’t know that his treasure belongs to someone else – a selkie girl has lost her seal skin and [ ]. Her eighth book in the Elemental Masters series, Home From the Sea, features a Selkie clan prominently, but are referred to by the old Scots name of Selch.

British fantasy author Susan Cooper has written both a picture book and a novel featuring selkies. The picture book, Selkie Girl, recounts a.

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With Bryan Marshall, Celine O'Leary, Shimon Moore, Elspeth Ballantyne. A troubled, lonely teen gets a new lease on life when he comes upon a group of selkies, mythical people with the power to change into seals/10(85).

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Everything a picture book could aspire to. It is written by children's literature demi-god Susan Cooper (known best for her "The Dark Is Rising" stories), and illustrated by fellow Brit Warwick by: 2.

Amorous, affectionate and affable, Selkies are the hidden gems of sea mythology. Gentle souls who prefer dancing in the moonlight over luring sailors to their death, Selkies are often overlooked by mythological enthusiasts for the more enthralling forms of mermaids or : Riley Winters.

Get this from a library! The selkie girl. [Janis Mackay; Ruchi Mhasane] -- Adaptation of the traditional Scottish folk tale of the selkie (a seal who can become human). Shonagh's seal skin is found by a lonely little boy. Will Fergus and the selkie girl become friends?The main characters are a seal-person (Selkie) and a boy named Fergus.

Fergus likes to collect stuff on the beach. He finds seashells. His daddy is a fisherman. Does he catch a lot of fish? Nope. O.Buy The Selkie Girl Library Binding by Cooper, Susan, Hutton, Warwick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(12).