At the age of ten, Rowena Farre left the security of her parents' home in India and was sent to live with her aunt on a remote croft in Scotland. During her stay, she drew strength from the isolation of her new life, gaining an understanding of nature and a sense of identity. She was inspired to write "Seal Morning", the story of her unusual childhood and close friendships with a talented seal, two mischievous squirrels, a beautiful red deer and a host of other wild animals. Full of folklore and ancient wisdom, this enchanting story will appeal to all ages.
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"A book of real and rare enchantment" -- Sunday Times
"A small but perfectly written account of a young girl communing with nature on a Highland croft ... a Scottish classic." -- Daily Mail, November 23, 2001
"A wonderfully observed cameo of a Highland way of life that has disappeared only recently..." -- Aberdeen Press and Journal, November 15, 2001
"Seal Morning is a charming an beautiful piece of writing ... [a] Highland classic." -- The Scots Magazine, December 2001
Rowena Farre was born in India. She later moved to Scotland to live with her aunt, travelled around Britain with gypsies and undertook a spiritual journey to the Himalayas.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Wear to extremities. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2116209
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