Seal Island
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Seal Island

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'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..show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14mm | 138g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B/W
  • 0192735667
  • 9780192735669
  • 505,896

Review quote

'It's a book that you won't forget in a hurry.' * Wondrous Reads Blog * 'Touching and sensitive... atmospheric story really conveys the wonder of living on an island' * Parents in Touch * 'Julia Green's evocations of nature and Hebridean life are excellent...Seal Island has a timeless, atmospheric quality.' * Anne Harding, Armadillo Magazine * '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) * 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 * 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 *show more

Rating details

13 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 31% (4)
4 23% (3)
3 31% (4)
2 15% (2)
1 0% (0)
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