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Inhaltsangabe: "The Celtic legend of a seal maiden, who is captured and wed by a mortal young man, is related again by an author who remains faithful to the spirit and magic of the story but gives it a fullness and inevitability that only a true storyteller can evoke . . . The watercolors . . . blend the homely reality of life on a small, seabound craft with a controlled but intense sense of drama".-- The Horn Book.
From School Library Journal:
Kindergarten-Grade 3 Both Mordicai Gerstein (The Seal Mother Dial, 1986) and Susan Cooper have retold the folktale of the Selkie who is forced to live among mortals. In Cooper's version, Donallan falls in love with one of three beautiful naked selkie-maidens that he sees sitting on the rocks. Stealing her sealskin so that she cannot return to the sea, he marries her. Although she bears his five children, whom she loves deeply, she longs for her home and her family in the sea. At last she learns where her skin is hidden and, putting it on, dives joyously into the waves. But every year, Donallan and his children go down to the sea and when they return, there is "a look on their faces like sunlight." Cooper retells this ancient folktale from the coastal regions of Ireland and Scotland in a simple, direct storybook style, which, while lacking some of the exquisite beauty and flowing language of an Eva LaGalliene, still captures enough of the essence to appeal to young readers. Hutton's watercolors match and extend Cooper's narrative in the best traditional "picture story book" fashion, and if both fall slightly short of the haunting and timeless quality possible in such a tale, they still create a story to capture and hold the young. Yet Gerstein's book, grounded in familial love, is the more appealing version. Constance A. Mellon, Department of Library & Information Studies, East Carolina University , Greenville, N.C.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Titel: The Selkie Girl
Verlag: Margaret K. McElderry
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Acceptable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0689503903
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry. Hardcover. Buchzustand: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have creases on the cover and binding caused from handling and reading. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2753246633
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0689503903I5N00
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0689503903I3N10
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0689503903I3N10
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0689503903I5N10
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97806895039003.0
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K McElderry Books, 1986. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. Hutton, Warwick (illustrator). Second Printing. Name on front end paper, else fine in fine jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 089414
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry, U.S.A., 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Near fine price-clipped jacket. NOT ex-lib. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 068506
Buchbeschreibung Margaret K. McElderry, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020689503903