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  • Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. But Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures from the fairytale realm. Often not seen or heard, they reside in some of Dublin's most famous locations and landmarks! Fiona's on a journey to Granny's house ....but who's that following her through the streets of Dublin? Travel across the city with Fiona and her fantastic friends in this modern Dublin fairytale. With beautiful quirky illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Nicola Colton. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788491310
  • Fans of A Dublin Fairytale will be enchanted by this contemporary take on the Hansel and Gretel fairytale set in modern-day Galway. Features locations such as the Spanish Arch, Salmon Weir Bridge and Eyre Square, as Sean and Grainne seek out the perfect present for their mother. They pack their lunch for the day and set out on their shopping trip. On their travels around the city, they meet a knight, a pirate queen and a fisherman. They share their delicious soda bread with each of these character, leaving a trail of crumbs everywhere they go. When a wicked witch tries to steal the present they have bought for their mother's birthday, these characters leap to their rescue, rewarding the kindness the children have showed them. In their hasty retreat from the witch's clutches, Sean and Grainne are lost in the city. Luckily, they follow their trail of breadcrumbs all the way home - just in time for the party! Great for Ages 3-6 ISBN 9781788492249
  • A fun and irreverent re-telling of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. Once upon a time, there was a prince who was looking for some excitement. Something thrilling. The kind of life found in fairy tales. He decides he needs to find his princess, so that he can have his happily ever after. Attending a series of balls in Limerick, he finally meets Limerella! The prince is certain he's found the love of his life, but Limerella's not so sure... Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788493741
  • A beautifully illustrated collection of nursery rhymes to treasure, and songs, poems and rhymes to share. Enjoy Irish favourites like 'Brian O'Linn' and 'I'll Tell Me Ma', classics such as 'My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean' and 'Monday's Child', silly rhymes that every child will love like 'Beans', 'Pardon Me' and 'On Top of Spaghetti', as well as magical verses for children written by Oscar Wilde, Oliver St John Gogarty, James Joyce and others. ISBN 9781847177940
  • In his moon-shaped park filled with silver moonlight, The Dublin Vampire wakes to the same familiar sight. 'I've spent so many years in this creepy old tree, Is there a more spooktacular place to be?' He agrees with his bat that it's time to explore - 'Let's go on an all-Ireland ghost bus tour!' A spooky bus tour around Ireland, with our favourite Dublin Vampire! He travels to well-known places all over the country, including St. Michan's church (where the mummies sleep!), Kilkenny Castle, the Hill of Tara (where the fairies dance and spraoi), and visits the giants at the causeway. But, when his travels are done, he decides that home is the most spooktacular place to be! Great for Ages 2-6. ISBN 9781788492850
  • Meet the Irish men and women who aimed high in the sport they love. From Dan Donnelly, our first heavyweight boxing champion, to our greatest runner, Sonia O'Sullivan. From Brian O'Driscoll's amazing rugby performances to Rosemary Smyth's rally driving brilliance. From the heroic rowing of the O'Donoval brothers to the our women's hockey team: the first ever Irish team to reach a world final. Featuring many people whose achievements have fallen from view, such as Anne O'Brien (the first Irish female professional football player) and Francie Barrett, the first traveller to represent Ireland at the Olympic Games. The remarkable stories of these trailblazers from throughout Ireland will inspire and excite children of all ages. Donny Mahoney and illustrator Eoin Coveney will draw you into the amazing world of these athletes, and introduce the next generation of role models. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781788492089
  • 'Who are we?''Ballymarra! Ballymarra!' everyone shouted loudly. Thirteen-year-old Anna loves Gaelic football, and she's good: focused, skilled and strong. But then everything changes; after a terrible loss, Anna and her family move to a new town. How will she cope with a new home, new school and new GAA club?It seems like even football can't give her comfort, maybe some help from an unexpected place is just what she needs...... Football, friendship & family forever. Great for Ages 8-12 ISBN 9781788491839
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    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo's child wanders into the woods to search for the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods . . . and decides to eat him! But wait, what is that? Translated into Irish by Iadhg Mac Dhonnagain Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781529043372
  • Ireland in the middle of the 17th Century. The country is being tyrannised by Cromwell's soldiers, but it isn't just the people of Ireland who are suffering - Cromwell has declared a war on wolves, and it won't be long until every last wolf is gone from the country. Una, a young brave girl, has an opportunity to stand up for that noble animal and to help one wolf evade the clutches of Cromwell's soldiers. But what chance do one girl and one wolf have when the whole world is against them? Irish Language Title. 76 pages. Great for Ages 8-12.
  • An Triail (The Trial) is a play written by the Irish playwright Mairéad Ní Ghráda. The play is written in the Irish language. An Triail is set in the west of Ireland during the 1960s and deals with the pregnancy, and subsequent single motherhood, of a young girl. She is shunned by her family after getting pregnant by the local primary school teacher, a married man with a sick wife, and must leave her parish and move to the city. Here she is once again marginalised, first as a pregnant woman and then as a single mother. An encounter with the child's father, where he further rejects her and his child, only serves to make matters worse and the girl takes her own life, as well as that of her child. Irish Language Title. Great for Teens and Young Adults ISBN 9781857919738
  • Tom the lighthouse keeper finds an egg washed up on the beach in West Cork. When it hatches, young Barney Goose lives happily with Tom, until he feels a need to fly! What will Barney find as as he travels the Wild Atlantic Way from West Cork all the way to Donegal? And why does he feel a need to fly there?A beautiful picture book showing the sights of Ireland's Wild Atlantic way. ISBN 9781788491426
  • This boredom-busting activity pad that will keep children entertained for hours is the ideal travel companion for young art lovers. Each page explores a different location, from Newgrange to Bunratty, the Giant's Causeway to the Cliffs of Moher. Activities include drawing the sights, designing your own postcards, colouring Irish dancing dresses and creating your own comic!You will learn all about Saint Patrick, discover each county's GAA team colours and find out about Irish customs and traditions. An exciting and interactive way to discover Ireland, this exciting activity pad will keep young brains active over the holidays. ISBN 9780717183487
  • A beautiful, celebratory and joyful book of bedtime stories. Written and illustrated by Irish creators, Bedtime Stories showcases a curated collection of tales from Irish history, based on important figures and events. Each story is the ideal length to read at bedtime as well as any moment when young readers are looking for an inspirational read! Features one young reader's winning entry from a Children's Books Ireland competition. A beautiful and celebratory gift for all ages Perfect for any child wanting to learn more about history's untold stories. Great for Ages 3-9. ISBN 9780702318542
  • Beginner's Irish Dictionary consists of a series of double-page full-colour spreads which place the vocabulary in context. These cover such themes as holidays, driving, at the post office, shopping, in the garden, illness, weather and seasons, sport etc. Here the reader can see at a glance basic vocabulary associated with each of these activities. It also includes a simple guide to Irish grammar which will provide outlines for the beginner, and an alphabetical list of all the words and phrases contained in the book. Whether you are learning Irish at school, visiting Ireland, or just brushing up rusty Irish, Beginner's Irish Dictionary will make the perfect companion. Represented in a new paperback edition, Beginner's Irish Dictionary will confirm its place as the bestselling illustrated dictionary for Irish learners. Great for Ages 5-11. ISBN 9780717165940
  • A book for everyone who dreams of changing the world. From fearless aviator, Lady Mary Heath, the first woman in the world to parachute from an aeroplane, to Margaret Bulkley, the 18th-century surgeon who lived as a man, meet 28 remarkable Irish women who have taken the world by storm. You may have already heard some of their names, like Countess Markievicz and Mary Robinson, but others, like Anne Sullivan, Lilian Bland or Anna Haslam, may be new to you. Packed with fun, fascinating facts and stunning, full-page illustrations, this book celebrates the trail blazers who have shaped the world we live in. Ready to walk in their footsteps? A world of bravery and discovery awaits you. Made by two remarkable women, author Sarah Webb and illustrator Lauren O'Neill. ISBN 9781788490047
  • Aoife is building a cardboard robot, and all she wants is a bit of fun. When the robot takes on a life of its own, that’s when the real fun starts! Boscadán is very good at taking things apart and putting them back together. He promises Aoife’s parents that he’ll fix everything that’s broken in the house, but that’s not all he does... Irish Language Title. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781912133710
  • Learn about the life and times of Brian Boru in the second book in John & Fatti Burke's Little Library. Get ready to make your knowledge a bit bigger by learning all about the warrior king that was Brian Boru. Brian Boru grew up in a large warrior family over 1,000 years ago in Killaloe, Co Clare. One of twelve sons, Brian and his brothers practiced raids on other counties from the River Shannon. Eventually, Brian's army and navy grew to be so big that he became King of all Ireland. But up in Dublin, the Vikings were invading. So he gathered his men and went into battle ... Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9780717184569
  • The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the 16 stories in this compilation conjure forgotten realms and rare magical creatures in vivid prose. These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art by Kate Forrester in this special illustrated edition. ISBN 9781452151755

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