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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See all 6 reviews. Jul 30, Carla rated it liked it. This is an older book by Yolen, and has a very simple storytelling style.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. We lost our little boy before he was born, and had this book donated to the local elementary school library in his honor.
I finally got my own copy a couple of years ago after I’d searched the house high and low and couldn’t find “my” copy because it had gone back to the library. A picture story from the islands of Shetland, Hardcover. This book touched my heart, and could have been written for me. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. One day the man brings home a seal pup to live with them, and the magic begins! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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Sep 24, Nautica added it. 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.
Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland
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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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. John rated it liked it Jan 19, Breyling rated it it was amazing Apr 02, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
Jul 23, Cana rated it really liked it. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This short story is a great representation of family and love. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. One person found this helpful. I shared this book with my 5th grade students and they really seemed janne enjoy it.
She told me she couldn’t wait to share it, that I would “just love it! Overall, I enjoyed t It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the stereotyped woman. I’m too scared to read it again with an adult head, it might take away some of the magic Claire Frances rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Scholastic; 1st edition ISBN Lists with This Book. 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.
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Paperback Level K Night Sounds. I was sad to see this book is out of print, but Amazon delivered a very nice used copy in a short time. Mar 13, Rachel Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: Actually more like 3. They are getting old enough to appreciate the bittersweet story of Grayling and his loving adoptive parents.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I thought that, at four, my daughter would be too young for this story, but it fascinates her and it is now her favorite bedtime story. Monika Riney rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Return to Book Page.