Maisie & The Clootie Tree

Seána Walsh

Seána Walsh is a children’s theatre teacher and director. She lives in a little house called Dandelion Burrow in the wilds of Western Massachusetts. Her passion for reading was encouraged by her mother, who patiently took her to the library every Saturday to carry armloads of books to the checkout desk. She believes in magic, and hopes that you do, too.


Maisie’s mom is sick. But maybe there’s something she can do to help her? Inspired by the ancient myths and legends of Scotland, Maisie goes on a quest to find a way to care for her mom, learning about herself along the way. This charming tale introduces readers to the rich history of Scotland, a realm of magic and mystery, as well as providing the building blocks for younger readers to enable them to understand a very adult problem like breast cancer. Join Maisie as she discovers the truth behind the selkies, gets inspired by Robert the Bruce, and creates the perfect Clootie tree!

How the Maisie & The Clootie Tree cover was made

By Cover Artist: Sheal Mullin-Berube

Book Details

Language: ‎ English
Paperback: ‎ 47 pages
ISBN-10: 1989033717
ISBN-13: 978-1989033715
Item Weight: 4.8 ounces
Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.12 x 8.5 inches

Release Date: September 1, 2021
BISAC: General, Children’s Early Reader

List Price
$15.00 [Print], $8.00 [Digital]

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