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Seal Island

Seal Island

Green, Julia, author; Howard, Paul, 1967- illustrator

Grace is excited about her holiday, staying with Granny at her house in the Hebrides. She makes friends with local boy Col, and together they go exploring all over the Island. One day, Grace discovers a baby seal injured on the beach. She's not sure if she can save it, but she's determined to try

Book. English. Fiction 9+. General. Children's stories.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Julia Green ; illustrated by Paul Howard
ISBN: 0192735667, 9780192735669
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 168 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Hebrides (Scotland) Juvenile fiction.

Description

'Grace looked directly at the seal pup and spoke softly to it. 'I'll be back soon. Don't give up.'

Grace is excited about her holiday, staying with Granny at her house by the sea. A whole week exploring rock pools, collecting shells, and playing on the beach - perhaps she might even get to see a baby seal?

Grace makes friends with local boy Col who knows all the secrets of the Island. When Grace discovers a small seal pup, separated from its mother after a storm, she's not sure if she can help it, but she has to try . . .

Beautifully illustrated in black and white, this is a heart-warming tale of friendship and discovery in the wild outdoors by the author of Tilly's Moonlight Fox..

Reviews

Praise for Tilly's Moonlight Fox:

'Resonating with a timeless, magical feel, and with echoes of classics like Tom's Midnight Garden, Green writes of family secrets and wild foxes in this outstanding novel for younger readers.'
Bookseller||Praise for Sylvie and Star:

'A heartwarming story about a girl and her love for a puppy, a perfect choice for animal lovers.'
Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids||'This is a really touching and charming story that will appeal to everyone, not just all the animal fans. A great read!'
Ruth Swindon, The Best New Children's Books: Summer 2014 (in association with The Guardian)||'Julia Green's evocations of nature and Hebridean life are excellent...Seal Island has a timeless, atmospheric quality.'
Anne Harding, Armadillo Magazine||'Touching and sensitive... atmospheric story really conveys the wonder of living on an island'
Parents in Touch||'It's a book that you won't forget in a hurry.'
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