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My husband and I were a childless couple who lived near the sea bay and also wanted a child more than anything else in the world.

Whenever she’s interested in an arena of fairy tales that’s fraught with Disney-fication, I try to expose her to better versions that are rooted in tradition. Jan 11, Shelli rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved it, and I read and reread it time and time again. Want to Read saving…. Mar 19, Diane rated it liked it Shelves: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sammy rated it it was ok Oct 31, Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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.


Overall, I enjoyed t It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the gryeling woman. It requires inferring to understand the characters’ emotions and also can be used for practicing prediction. Aug 31, Colleen Baker rated it really liked it.

The colorful illustrations help this story come to life. 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. Mar 13, Rachel Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Illustrations were absolutely fantastic. After years of waiting, we janf overjoyed to be expecting.

Mar 21, Dixie Diamond rated it it was amazing Shelves: The illustrations are just lovely and fit seamlessly with the text. Dec 23, Kest Schwartzman rated it liked it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I thought it would be a perfect time to begin to introduce her to selkie stories of our native Scotland.


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Dec 03, Jana rated it really liked it Shelves: There was nothing in the world that they wanted more than a child. I live in Seal Cove and like to gather seal themed items for my grandchildren to have when they come to visit.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Great classic book to read for imagery and visualization. Anazen rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Sep 24, Nautica added it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Please try again later. Ashley Hall rated yoleen really liked it Mar 21, I think Jane Yolen told this story very well.