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Seal Mother - A Selkie Tale in Verse

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A Selkie Tale in Verse

One lonely seal
in the midst of the ocean
rolls on the waves
to the rhythmical motion.
The seal watches over
the child on the sand.
Her lovely young daughter
born of the land.

On Midsummer’s Eve seals swim up onto the sand, shed their skin and transform into beautiful young women to give thanks to the mysterious Moon Goddess.

Lost in dance, no one notices a sh
Kindle Edition, 51 pages
Published July 5th 2018 by Gillari Books
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booklover BEV
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I loved this so much I wish it had lasted long. Every poem of the story was so clever about seal mother,it really is recommended for all ages to read,enchanting story right through.
Deb McEwan
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful tale of a beautiful Selkie cleverly told in verse. With twists and turns to keep you guessing and moments of both sadness and hope, this marvellous story will appeal to both youngsters and adults alike. The illustrations are fabulous too and a perfect match for the story.
Highly recommended. I loved it!
Diana Jackson
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Seal Mother ~ A Selkie Tale in Verse is a delightful book telling a familiar story in a unique way. The illustrated poetry is a pleasure to read and reread.

The legends about seals coming to life in human form have inspired and seduced me ever since we moved to Scotland and Seal Mother is so beautiful.

This paperback would be perfect as a gift for a young adult or teenager who appreciates literature, folk tales and poetry but it also appeals to oldies like myself. Just beautiful!
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