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The shadow mother

Author: Seán Virgo; Javier Serrano Pérez
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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A man who falls in love with a Selkie, a seal that sheds its skin and comes ashore as a woman, hides her skin in a chest so that she won't return to the sea, and it remains there until their son discovers the chest on his tenth birthday.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seán Virgo; Javier Serrano Pérez
ISBN: 9780888999719 0888999712
OCLC Number: 860349332
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Seán Virgo ; pictures by Javier Serrano Pérez.

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A man who falls in love with a Selkie, a seal that sheds its skin and comes ashore as a woman, hides her skin in a chest so that she won't return to the sea, and it remains there until their son discovers the chest on his tenth birthday.

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