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The Seal Children Paperback – Aug 15 2005

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln; Reprint edition (Aug. 15 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845071093
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845071097
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 0.6 x 27.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 159 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #855,055 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A lyrical text and beautiful illustrations combine to make a haunting tale of sadness and of hope. The Ultimate First Book Guide

About the Author

Illustrator Jackie Morris (Wales) has collaborated with Caroline Pitcher on many books, including The Snow Whale, and with Mary Hoffman in her Bible stories.

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Long ago, one of the sea people - a selkie - came to live in the village. Read the first page
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Lovely Illustrations, But Buy It New Jan. 7 2015
By Soaring Claws - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I bought a used copy. The book that I received was a previous library edition and was a bit more banged up than I expected. However, the story itself was lovely and the illustrations were even more beautiful than I had expected. The cover image doesn't do justice to the rest of the book which has a watercolor-ish art style (I don't really know art well enough to describe style or technique accurately, but it's pretty).
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
What a charming tale! Nov. 24 2009
By Tara L. Vigouroux - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I bought this book for my daughter, and I know she is just going to love it. Jackie Morris's stunning illustrations really bring this tale to life. It's something a bit different from the usual fairytales.
Dreamy art work May 16 2014
By Carrie Smith, MFT - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Creative children's story and paintings for all ages. My 3 year old granddaughter liked it, it is fun and unique.
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Selkie tale of beauty and depth Oct. 1 2006
By A. Lake - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Upon opening the package for this book I was struck with how absolutely gorgeous the illustrations were. The story was even better, a lyrical, almost poetic tale of love, separation and hope. Any fan of selkie legends or excellent Childrens books, would do well to have a copy for themselves!!