greyling [jane yolen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wonderful story about Greyling the seal. Greyling has ratings and 18 reviews. Kate said: If you put aside the traditional gender roles (I’m a woman and therefore need a baby or will diiiiiee. GREYLING. Illustrated by William Stobbs (World edition). Illustrated by David Ray (Philomel edition). World publishing, , Philomel , ISBN# LC.

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She feels totally empty and lost if she can’t have a child, she becomes so attached to the selchie boy turns to a seal in water that she will not allow him to experience all aspects of himself for fear of losing him.

Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland by Jane Yolen

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Connor M rated it really liked it Oct 30, One day the man brings home a seal pup to live with them, and the magic begins!

I am a college student and did her for an Author Presentation and I was so shocked to see that the seal became a little boy. I won this on school prize-giving day when I was in primary 3. Jul 30, Carla rated it liked it.

English Choose a language for shopping. Mar 13, Rachel Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It is so interesting to read what happens when the seal geeyling comes out onto the land.


Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland

Product details Paperback Publisher: I finally got my own copy a couple of years ago after I’d searched the jqne high and low and couldn’t find “my” copy because it had gone back to the library.

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They had a lot of interesting ideas when we talked about the theme of the story. Find out more by reading the book! The Illustrations were absolutely fantastic.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Alexa Actionable Analytics for yllen Web. Until one day the fisherman discovers a grey baby seal alone on the shore. Anazen rated it it was amazing Oct 07, The husband is a fisherman and finds a “greyling” that turns into a child, and brings him home for his wife.

Yolen is a classic author of great literature for all, especially children. A picture story from the islands of Shetland, Hardcover. If so, I wish it had been updated a tad Explore the Home Gift Guide. Born and raised in New York City, the mother of three and the grandmother of six, Yolen lives in Massachusetts and St.

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yoleb Share your thoughts with other customers. Open Preview See a Problem? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Mar 19, Diane rated it liked it Shelves: I thought I owned this, but it turns out I just checked it out of the library so often I thought it was mine.

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I’m too scared to read it again with an adult head, it might take away some of the magic Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Mar 07, Preetha rated it it was amazing Shelves: All day long the fisherman labors to bring in fish for he and his wife while she is at home alone, day in day out year after year, looking at the cradle that continues to remain empty.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This is no ordinary seal though but a selchie, a magical creature who takes the form of a man when on land and seal when in the water. Unknown Nane0 pages. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I think Jane Yolen told this story very well. When her husband is in danger of drowning she calls to others to go help him rather than try herself. Overall, I enjoyed the selchie legend bit and the family’s affection for one another, but it’s not a book I’ll dread returning to the library.

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