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The Seal Children

By Jackie Morris

Presented in a beautiful new gift edition, this is a haunting story of love and freedom, for all ages.

When a fisherman falls in love with a Selkie – half woman, half seal – she gives him her sealskin as a sign of her love, and bears him two children, Ffion and Morlo, before returning to her own people. When a stranger comes to the village, telling of a land far away, the children remember their mother’s stories of the cities of gold and pearls beneath the waves….

£12.99

Cover

HB

Size

235 x 278mm

Length

32pp

Age 4+

May 4, 2016

Pub Date

ISBN

9781910959473

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Winner of the Tir Na N-og Award

 
 

Reviews

"Jackie Morris creates a wondrous experience of timeless sea magic and folk-lore...marvellous, evocative illustrations and lyrical language."

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Jackie Morris

Author and Illustrator

Jackie Morris is internationally admired for her imaginative and atmospheric picture books, illustrated with watercolours and often with a fantasy dimension. Her previous books include The Snow Leopard, The Ice Bear and Tell Me a Dragon. Her books The Seal Children, New Born Child and One Cheetah, One Cherry were published by Otter-Barry Books in 2016. In 2019 she was awarded the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for her work on The Lost Words. Jackie Morris lives in St. David's, Pembrokeshire.

 
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