- Author:Berlie Doherty
- Publisher:Andersen Press (July 8, 2008)
- Pages:128 pages
- Subcategory:Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Berlie Doherty is an English novelist, playwright, children's author and poet. Writer of Street Child and Dear Nobody, and a double Carnegie medal winner. Listen to ‘The Silkie of Sule Skerrie’: Your browser does not support the audio tag.
Berlie Doherty (born in Liverpool; 6 November 1943) is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter. She is best known for children's books, for which she has twice won the Carnegie Medal. She has also written novels for adults, plays for theatre and radio, television series and libretti for children's opera. Born at Knotty Ash in Liverpool in 1943 to Walter Hollingsworth, Doherty was the youngest of three children.
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Berlie Doherty began writing for children in 1983, after teaching and working in radio. She has written more than 35 books for children, as well as for the theatre, radio and television. Berlie has won the Carnegie Medal twice: in 1987 for GRANNY WAS A BUFFER GIRL and in 1992 for DEAR NOBODY. She has also won the Writer's Guild Children's Fiction Award for DAUGHTER OF THE SEA. Her work is published all over the world, and many of her books have been televised.
Berlie Doherty: Daughter of the Sea. Brief Plot Summary. Berlie Doherty née Hollingsworth is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter. She is best known for children's books, for which she has twice won the Carnegie Medal
Berlie Doherty: Daughter of the Sea. This enchanting ocean tale enriched in Irish folklore of the Selkies (seal people), centres around Gioga, found by a fisherman on the sea, who brings her back to shore and raises the baby with his wife Jannet. Books by Berlie Doherty.
While at sea during a freak storm near his island home in the far north, a fisherman finds a baby girl, and though he and his wife love her as their own, they realize that they may not be able to keep her from returning to the sea.
PUFFIN BOOKS Dear Nobody Berlie Doherty is a distinguished writer for young people, twice winner of the prestigious . Some other books by Berlie Doherty.
PUFFIN BOOKS Dear Nobody Berlie Doherty is a distinguished writer for young people, twice winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal. A former teacher, she has worked in schools’ broadcasting. Daughter of the sea. The sailing ship tree.
Berlie Doherty weaves a spellbinding and mystical mixture of old folk tales into this enchanting story. She Makes us empathise and feel for each of the characters. We understand and feel their pains. I have thoroughly enjoyed this book,it is one that can be read over and over again. My class of year 6 children have been enthralled by the story and hung upon every word.
If the village seer-woman had told me I was to be charged with taking care of two scamps like you, I would have run away years ago! It was their nurse, Nuala.