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Noor Awad rated it it was amazing Greylong 13, Monika Riney rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the stereotyped woman. Deals with childlessness, self-sacrifice, and tough choices.

The book shares grehling wonderful lesson about love and life. After years of waiting, we were overjoyed to be expecting.

Anazen rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. They had a lot of interesting ideas when we talked about the theme of the story. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It certainly gave me a passion for storytelling. I am a college student and did her for an Author Presentation and I was so shocked to see that the seal became a little boy.


Actually more like 3. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Lilly Hopper rated it liked it Nov 25, I read this book to my first grade class, and this is the book review we wrote together. Yoleen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Open Preview See a Problem? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This book touched my heart, and could have been written for me.

Jul 23, Cana rated it really liked it. The illustrations are just lovely and fit seamlessly with the text. It requires inferring to understand the characters’ emotions and also can be used for practicing prediction.

Want to Read saving…. I’m too scared to read it again with an adult head, it might take away some of the magic Lists with This Book. The husband is a fisherman and finds a “greyling” that turns into a child, and brings him home for his wife.

Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland by Jane Yolen

Read more Read less. I remember reading Greyling as a child. Creatures of Earth, Sea, and Sky. Another cute story about a couple who could not have children of their greylong and are given the chance to raise a boy who mysteriously appears as a seal in the ocean and changes to a boy on land.


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Please try again later. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Dec 23, Kest Schwartzman rated it liked it. This is an older book by Yolen, and has a very simple storytelling style. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Wonderful story about Greyling greylign seal.

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Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland

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I thought it would be a perfect time to begin to introduce her to selkie stories of our native Scotland.