The Selkie's Daughter
imagined fantasy set in Nova Scotia where a young girl--part selkie, part human--must save her family.
I am human upon dry land. I swim as selkie on the sea.
Illustrator, Maxine Vee
Selected as a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Title
Reading level: Ages 10-14
Hard Cover: 272 pages
Publisher: Holiday House
Pre-Order: Ships January 2, 2024
Praise for The Selkie's Daughter:
*"Expertly told in poetic fashion, this book will hook its readers from
sentence one. Highly recommended for all who love fantasy, tragedy, history, and folklore."
– Tracy Cronce, Starred Review, School Library Journal
"A well-paced first-person narrative inspired by elements of Celtic folklore."
"This fresh and evocative tale, rendered in Brigit's clear voice, is propelled
by a resilient protagonist toward a satisfyingly complex resolution."
— Publishers Weekly
"The tale's strength lies in its writing: well-drawn characters, a strong sense
of place, vivid images of the natural world, and evocative fantastical elements. ... An immersive reading experience threaded through with Celtic lore."