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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I loved it, and I read and reread it time and time again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dec 23, Kest Schwartzman rated it liked it. 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.

Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland

The selchie story is interesting, the story beautifully told and the illustrations are lovely, but like Shonna I don’t like the woman’s helplessness and utter lack of identity apart from her husband and then child. Preview — Greyling by Jane Yolen. Connor M rated it really liked it Oct 30, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Greylinh account.

It’s not much of an excuse but it was published inso perhaps it’s a sign of its time or yoleb it’s the traditional legend, and I’m just clueless. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Top Jzne Most recent Top Reviews. Yolen is a classic author of great literature for all, especially children.


Mar 21, Dixie Diamond rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chrissy Bixby rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Recently, my 4 year old daughter has expressed an interest in mermaids. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I jsne in Seal Cove and like to gather seal themed items for my grandchildren to have when they come to visit.

A lovely read aloud to share with your children that can lead to many fascinating discussions. Lilly Hopper rated it liked it Nov 25, Janw Music Stream millions of songs. Jul 23, Cana rated it really liked it. Born and raised in New York City, the mother of three and the grandmother of six, Yolen lives in Massachusetts and St.

Their son, Greyling, brings them much happiness for many years until an unexpected storm changes everything. Until one day the fisherman discovers a grey baby seal alone on the shore. One day the man brings home a seal pup to live with them, and the magic begins! I probably first encountered it around the age of eight and it spoke to me on a very deep level. Wonderful story about Greyling the seal. There’s also a spread where the illustrations don’t seem to jive with the text.

Mar 19, Diane rated it liked it Shelves: 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. Refresh and try again. One person found this helpful. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sharon rated it it was amazing Nov 18, This book touched my heart, and could have been written for me.


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A picture story from the islands of Shetland, Hardcover. I read this book to my first grade class, and this is the book review we wrote together. Want to Read saving…. I shared this book with my 5th grade students and they really seemed to enjoy it.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Write a customer review. I think Jane Yolen told this story very well. Anazen rated it it was amazing Oct 07, John rated it liked it Jan 19, I’m too scared to read it again with an adult head, it might take away some of the magic I remember reading Greyling as a child.