The Surprising Days of Isla Pembroke – Tamsin Keily
Her mother told the story like this: Once there was a gentle spirit of the ocean. She soothed the waves when they were filled with irrational rage. She whispered soft words to calm the storms so that the sailboats could be coaxed safely into shore. And when lightning sparked across her waters, she would wrap her arms around the panicking ships to keep them safe.