The Shadow Mother by Seán Virgo, Javier Serrano Perez

The Shadow Mother

Seán Virgo, Javier Serrano Perez

64 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fantasy young adult hopeful reflective sad fast-paced


In the Selkie legends of Scotland and Ireland, a seal sheds its skin and comes ashore as a woman. When a man falls in love with her, he hides the skin to prevent her from returning to the sea. In Seán Virgo's story, the master of a tall ship hides...

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