The Selkie's Daughter

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823454396

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About the Author

Linda Crotta Brennan is the author of many picture books, including When Rivers Burned, named a Notable Social Studies Trade Book by the CBC and NCSS and an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the NSTA and CBC. She holds a master's degree in Early Childhood Education and has worked as an instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature. Linda is an active member of SCBWI. The Selkie's Daughter is her debut novel. She lives in New England.

Reviews

★ "Expertly told in ­poetic fashion, this book will hook its readers from sentence one. Highly recommended for all who love fantasy, tragedy, history, and folklore."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

"A well-paced first-person narrative inspired by elements of Celtic folklore."--Booklist

"This fresh and evocative tale, rendered in Brigit's clear voice, is propelled by a resilient protagonist toward a satisfyingly complex resolution."--Publishers Weekly

"Readers just ready to dip their toes into selkie lore and Celtic legends à la Jane Yolen will find an easy introduction here."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"The tale's strength lies in its writing: well-drawn characters, a strong sense of place, vivid images of the natural world, and evocative fantastical elements. . . . An immersive reading experience threaded through with Celtic lore." --Kirkus Reviews