Weaving Text and Pictures


A Village by the Sea


Selkies and Seal Legends


Spinning Tales Around the Text



image of front cover of The Seal Children,a boy swimming underwater with a seal

The Seal Children, written and illustrated by Jackie Morris

Pub by Frances Lincoln, May 2004.


This is a story of a fisherman who falls in love with a selkie. It is a story of love and loss and dreams, hopes and wishes. Over the next few pages you can read more about how the book came to be, the background to the story, seals and selkies, and explore a range of teaching activities based around and stimulated by the text and pictures.

The book is also available in a Welsh language edition from Gomer Press.

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©Jackie Morris