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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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. My 8 year old brought this home from the school library today, so excited.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. A fisherman and his wife are sad because they don’t have a child.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. I can’t resist a book about selkies! Though Greyling is more of a modern classic, it is so perfectly written that I feel like it belongs with the greater works.

Want to Read saving…. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Until one day the fisherman discovers a grey baby seal alone on the shore. It certainly gave me a passion for storytelling.

One day the man brings home a seal pup to live with them, and the magic begins! Sep 24, Nautica added it. She told me she couldn’t wait to share it, that I would “just love it! Mar 19, Diane rated it liked it Shelves: A selchie, a seal transformed into human form, lives on land with a lonely fisherman and his wife, until the day a great storm threatens the fisherman’s life.


Refresh and try again. Another cute story about a couple who could not have children of their own and are given the chance to raise a boy who mysteriously appears as a seal in the ocean and changes to a boy on land.

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Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Books by Jane Yolen. Anazen rated it it was amazing Oct 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. On the Island of Shetland, in a hut covered with moss, there lived a fisherman and his devoted but lonely wife. Jan 11, Shelli rated it really liked it Shelves: I finally yollen my tolen copy a couple of years ago after I’d searched the house high and low and couldn’t find “my” janw because it had gone back to the library.

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.

This book touched my heart, and could have been written for me.

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It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the stereotyped woman. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. 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 On the Island of Shetland, in a hut covered with moss, there lived a fisherman and his devoted but lonely wife.


Emily rated it did not like it Oct 30, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. We lost our little boy before he was born, and had greying book donated to the local elementary school library in his honor. Their son, Greyling, brings them much happiness for many years until an unexpected storm changes everything. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

After years of waiting, we were overjoyed to be expecting. Deals with childlessness, self-sacrifice, and tough choices. 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. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jul 23, Cana rated it really liked it.

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