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Gone to Sea

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5, Adult
Page count: 27
Categories: Fantasy



Appeared in

The White Horse of Zennor and Other Stories

Story Summary

Ten year old Billy, born with a twisted foot is left behind by his brothers and teased at school but finds unusual companionship with a seal. Eventually the seals become his family and his mother, knowing the truth writes his epitaph "William Tregerthen, Aged 10, Gone to sea, where he belongs".