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Books Recs for Mama: Selkies, Mermaids, Sirens...


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We have this edition of The Selkie Girl (a folk tale) and love it:




And we also like this beautifully illustrated Pacific NW tale by Rafe Martin and David Shannon:




The movie, The Secret of Roan Inish, is a favorite here.


For Anderson, Little Mermaid et al, I vastly prefer Erik Haugaard's translations, which are known for capturing the tone of Anderon's original Danish:



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