English text: Erja Mononen
gouaches by Daga Ulv
photographs by Juha Taskinen
As the title reveals, the main character is Saippa, the Saimaa ringed seal. The book tells the how Saippa lives his/her first year at Saimaa.
The book is illustrated with gouaches as well as photographs and the texts are both in Finnish and in English.
|Mama seal giving birth|
At the end of the book is more information about the other seals living in Finland. And the facts are checked by the ringed seal scientists.
|Seals on Saimaa.|