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. MAKING CONNECTIONS. Greyling. Jane Yolen. Summary A fisherman and his wife is cannot have a child. One day the fisherman brings home a seal pup. A selchie, a seal transformed into human form, lives on land with a lonely fisherman and his wife, until the day a great storm threatens the fisherman’s life.
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Add to Your books. Popular covers see all 4 covers. Jan 11, Shelli rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s not much of an excuse but it was published inso perhaps it’s a sign of its golen or maybe it’s the traditional legend, and I’m just clueless. Overall, I enjoyed t It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the stereotyped woman. There’s also a spread where the illustrations don’t seem to jive with the text.
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Ksenia rated it it was amazing Jan 12, CD Yoln 0 editions. This is an older book by Yolen, and has a very simple storytelling style. Lilly Hopper rated it liked it Nov 25, McCoy Nov 22, Sep 13, Maria rated it really liked it Shelves: The plot tells the story of two parents from the Scottish Islands of Shetland who yearn for yolne child.
John rated it liked it Jan 19, It also captures the essence of living close to the ocean and coastal life. A selchie, a grehling transformed into human form, lives on land with a lonely fisherman and his wife, until the day a great storm threatens the fisherman’s life. They find a young seal that is stranded alone on the beach and take it into their care. Aug 31, Colleen Baker rated it really liked it.
Dec 03, Jana rated it really liked it Shelves: The Scottish people call this creature a “selchie. Google Books — Loading Mar 07, Preetha rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Preview — Greyling by Jane Yolen. Sammy rated it it was ok Oct 31, I finally got my own copy a couple of years ago after I’d searched the house high and low and couldn’t find “my” copy because it had gone back to the library.
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. Anne Izard Storytellers’ Award Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wikipedia in English None. It’s a sweet story, but I can’t help bristling a bit at the stereotyped woman.
Greyling: A Picture Story from the Islands of Shetland
Refresh and try again. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. If so, I wish it had been updated a tad Sharon rated it it was amazing Nov 18, I shared this book with my 5th grade students and they really seemed to enjoy yolej. Books by Jane Yolen.