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'Two beautiful traditional Scottish fairy tales, The Selkie Bride and In the Kingdom of the Seals, are brought to enchanting and haunting new life by two creators who are themselves eerily linked to the magical world of the shape-shifting selkies, who are seals in the water and humans on land. For Kate's ancestors were the McPhees, who, legend says, are descended from the union of Dougal McPhee and his melancholy selkie bride, while Fiona's McDonald ancestors, lairds of the Western Isles, have a strange connection to the McPhees as well, a connection she only discovered while working on the book!' (Publication summary)

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    • Armidale, Armidale area, New England, New South Wales,: Christmas Press , 2014 .
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      • Published: 1st May 2014
      ISBN: 9780992283827
      Series: y separately published work icon Two Tales Armidale : Christmas Press , 2013-2017 12047789 2013 series - publisher short story

      A series of eight books, one of which Two Fearsome Tales from France, was written by English author Adèle Geras: the other seven are indexed on AustLit.

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Affective Strategies, Emotion Schemas, and Empathic Endings : Selkie Girls and a Critical Odyssey John Stephens , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , vol. 23 no. 1 2015; (p. 17-33)

Stephens' discusses retellings of selkie stories and folktales, focussing on scripts (or metanarrative strutures) and female characters. The paper looks at four works that interrogative the folktale pre-text: The Selkie Girl (Cooper and Hutton), The Seal Mother (Gerstein), Two Selkie Stories from Scotland (Forsyth), and Sea Hearts (Lanagan). 

Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Retold by Kate Forsyth Anastasia Gonis , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , May 2014;

— Review of Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Kate Forsyth , 2014 selected work picture book
Review : Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Merle Morcom , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , May 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Kate Forsyth , 2014 selected work picture book
Christmas Press : An Exciting Adventure in Beautiful Children's Books Sophie Masson , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 35 2013; (p. 11-13)
Review : Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Merle Morcom , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , May 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Kate Forsyth , 2014 selected work picture book
Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Retold by Kate Forsyth Anastasia Gonis , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , May 2014;

— Review of Two Selkie Stories from Scotland Kate Forsyth , 2014 selected work picture book
Christmas Press : An Exciting Adventure in Beautiful Children's Books Sophie Masson , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 35 2013; (p. 11-13)
Affective Strategies, Emotion Schemas, and Empathic Endings : Selkie Girls and a Critical Odyssey John Stephens , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , vol. 23 no. 1 2015; (p. 17-33)

Stephens' discusses retellings of selkie stories and folktales, focussing on scripts (or metanarrative strutures) and female characters. The paper looks at four works that interrogative the folktale pre-text: The Selkie Girl (Cooper and Hutton), The Seal Mother (Gerstein), Two Selkie Stories from Scotland (Forsyth), and Sea Hearts (Lanagan). 

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