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Selkie Girl

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ISBN-10: 1782501304

ISBN-13: 9781782501305

Edition: 2014

Authors: Janis Mackay, Ruchi Mhasane

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Fergus lives with his father by the sea, but is lonely. He wants a friend more than anything.One day Fergus finds treasure on the beach: a beautiful fur blanket hidden in the rocks. But Fergus doesn't know that his treasure belongs to someone else -- a selkie girl has lost her seal skin and can't go home to the sea without it.Will Fergus give his new friend what she needs, and risk being lonely again?This is a lovely retelling of the traditional Scottish folk tale of the selkie (a seal who can become human) adapted for a young audience. Beautifully written by storyteller and selkie storyteller Janis Mackay, the tale is accompanied by stunning illustrations by Ruchi Mhasane.The Selkie Girl…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 9/18/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.60" wide x 11.60" long x 0.17" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Janis Mackay was born and grew up in Edinburgh, but moved to London to study journalism. After university, she travelled throughout Israel, Turkey and Greece, before returning to the UK to work as a voice coach and storyteller. She has an MA in Creative Writing and has held writer-in-residence posts in both Caithness and Sutherland. She currently lives in the north of Scotland, where she teaches creative writing and works as a writer and storyteller.