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  • The classic Christmas verse in a gorgeous gift book from the highly acclaimed Irish author and illustrator P.J. Lynch. "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse..." P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved Christmas verse. From the stockings hung by the chimney to the bundle of toys flung over St Nicholas's back, children will love to pore over the detailed images inside. A book to return to again and again. ISBN 9781406395884
  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...' The traditional and much-loved Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore, beautifully illustrated and published as a charming picture book for children to enjoy year after year. A magical rhyming story to share together on Christmas Eve, or for older children to read on their own as they wait for Father Christmas. ISBN 9781474906432
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €14.95, NOW €10.45* To Orla, Christmas means Gran, so when it looks like Gran won't make it this year, everything feels a lot less festive. And with Christmas spirit everywhere at an all-time low, the whole of Dublin is in darkness. But then the fairy lights on Orla's Christmas tree come to life and take her on an enchanting adventure to the National Library, Grafton Street, Stephen's Green and the GPO. Together, Orla and her new friends attempt to restore the meaning of Christmas and holiday cheer... A heart-warming festive story that brings Dublin at Christmas to life. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780717190843
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €15.95, NOW €11.15* "I can hear change humming In its loudest, proudest song. I don't fear change coming, And so I sing along." In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes - big or small - in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves. With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by No.1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9780241535837
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €13.95, NOW €9.75* The new children’s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams – an extraordinarily brilliant and rollicking mystery adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross, and the sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Gangsta Granny. Ben is getting used to life without his beloved granny. She was a cabbage enthusiast, a Scrabble partner… and an international jewel thief known as The Black Cat. Now, only the memory of their extraordinary adventure to steal the Crown Jewels lives on. Then something inexplicable happens. World-famous treasures are stolen in the dead of night and the clues point to none other than The Black Cat? But that’s impossible…? Expect the unexpected in this wonderfully entertaining and laugh-out-loud adventure, which will have readers on the edge of their seats as they join Ben on his quest to unravel the mystery of the return of The Black Cat. This first ever sequel from David Walliams will delight new fans, as well as the millions of readers that have loved Gangsta Granny. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780008530259
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €17.95, NOW €12.55* Join Winston the mouse as he sets out on another irresistible Christmas adventure! Full of gorgeous colour artwork and Christmassy activities for all the family to enjoy, this second Winston adventure is sure to become a Christmas classic to be enjoyed year after year. It is five days until Christmas and Winston has a Very Curious Mystery to solve. He has hazy rememberings of another mouse, and he just knows that someone very important to him is lost. After promising Oliver that he will be back in time for Christmas, no matter what, Winston sets out on an exciting round-the-world adventure to find the missing mouse, helped along the way by wonderful old friends and delightful new ones, too. A Christmas mystery written in 24-and-a-half-chapters, one to read every day of December in the lead up to Christmas, each chapter includes its very own festive activity for all the family to enjoy together - including crafting decorations, making Christmas food, discovering Christmas traditions from around the world and so much more! This gorgeous hardback has a festively foiled cover, a ribbon and artwork on beautiful paper, making it the perfect Christmas gift. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781529041576
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €16.25, NOW €11.35* I have no faith in love. Love cannot save me. I choose vengeance. The boys of Huaxia dream of the celebrity status that comes with piloting Chrysalises - giant transforming robots that battle the aliens beyond the Great Wall. Their female co-pilots are expected to serve as concubines and sacrifice their lives. When 18-year-old Zetian offers herself up as a concubine-pilot, her plan is to assassinate the ace male pilot responsible for her sister's death. But on miraculously emerging from the cockpit unscathed after her first battle, she is declared an Iron Widow - the most feared pilot of all. Now that Zetian has had a taste of power, she sets her sights on bigger things. The time has come to stop more girls from being sacrificed. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9780861542420
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €8.85, NOW €6.20* The touching and funny story of family life with a boy with special needs. Based on the author's own family life. Joe loves chips and music and ice cream and running away. He doesn't mean to run away - he's just running. Life with Joe is lots of fun but it's hard work too. You have to remember to lock the windows, hide the sugar, shut the gate. But somehow, Joe always ends up with jam in his hair or missing one of his shoes. But this is no ordinary Joe. He has a secret superpower. The power to make everyone love him. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781912417773
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €9.95, NOW €6.95* Illustrated by: Audrey Dowling Santa's sleigh is flying over Ireland, delivering presents to all the boys and girls. But then there's a crash! Dancer hurts her leg and can't pull the sleigh. What will Santa do? Rory, the smallest reindeer, has a great idea. It's full speed ahead to visit the deer in the Phoenix Park. Can they help Santa continue with his journey? Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788492737
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €15.50, NOW €10.85* The irresistible story of Robin Robin and her adopted mouse family is the perfect Christmas treat from the creators of the Christmas-themed film, Robin Robin, created by Aardman for Netflix. This picture book version of the story, beautifully illustrated by Briony May Smith, is perfect for sharing with young children. The mouse family all love Robin, and she is so keen to fit in, she pulls her feathers into ears... but nothing can make a noisy, rather clumsy, bird good at sneaking crumbs for the family without disturbing the dreaded cat! Robin Robin is a warm and funny story to win the hearts of families everywhere. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9781529071368
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE - WAS €14.95, NOW €7.45* The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, SEASONS OF WAR will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before... War is coming.To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest - not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light... Great for Ages 9-12 / ISBN 9780008386245
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €15.95, NOW €11.15* The Christmas Pine is based on a true story. It celebrates a special tradition that stretches back over seventy years. Every year, the Mayor of Oslo in Norway presents the British people with a spectacular Christmas tree. The tree is a symbol of peace and friendship, and a thank you for the UK's support during World War II. Each year, the UK Poetry Society asks a poet to write a poem to welcome the tree. Julia Donaldson originally wrote The Christmas Pine to celebrate the 2020 Christmas tree. The poem was performed by London schoolchildren, and displayed in Trafalgar Square. Gorgeous, atmospheric illustrations by Victoria Sandoy whisk you from frozen forests to the sparkling city square in a beautiful, moving story of festivity and hope. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9780702310164
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €12.95, NOW €9.05* Get ready for a look back at the big events of the year that was 2021. How will you do in the Big Quiz of the Year? Were you watching out for whacky weather? What was the summer craze, and have you written your Toy Show wish list? This definitive bumper book of the year covers all the unusual things that happened in 2021, as well as history, sport, jokes, riddles and pages for you to fill in your own record of the very strange year gone by. The Great Big Irish Annual 2022 will be on the top of Christmas lists in every home! Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9780717192243
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €8.85, NOW €6.20* The glorious publication of Clement C Moore's timeless verse sees it brought to new life by the beautiful illustrations of Christian Birmingham. Every Christmas Eve brings with it hushed anticipation and wonder. Here is the story of this magical night, when children around the world await the arrival of the gifts that symbolise all the warmth and love of Christmas. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780007167111
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €10.15, NOW €5.05* An eerie, magical thriller from the author of The Wren Hunt, perfect for fans of Frances Hardinge and Emily Bain Murphy's The DisappearancesZara's family moved to Kilshamble for a new beginning. But everything changed the night her sister was found dead on the village green. Two months later, Laila's death is a riddle that nobody wants solved. Where were her injuries? Why was she so obsessed with local folklore? And what does all this have to do with David, the boy who lives at the big house? As Zara delves deeper into her sister's secret life, she becomes entangled in an ancient magical feud. All too unwittingly she is treading the same dangerous path that led Laila to the village green ... Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781408884911
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €16.45, NOW €8.20* Welcome to Pocket Town, the teeniest, tiniest town around... Deep down, in between the blades of grass, lives Tiny. Can you see her? Keep looking ... closer still ... squint a bit ... yes, there she is! Tiny keeps very busy in the buzzing place of Glengadget. Every day of the week, she has a different neighbour to meet - she does some gardening for Mandy Small, she reads to Bitsy McGee and she gives Minkin a hand with her lively twins. But when disaster strikes (in the shape of a falling leaf), Tiny finds her teeny-tiny world turned upside down... Children will fall in love with the adorable Tiny and her immersive miniature world in this heart-warming, original story of community spirit and kindness. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9781406370928
  • *30% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €5.00, NOW €3.50* Spot the differences in Santa's workshop, complete a Christmas crossword, find the perfect Christmas tree and much more in this festive activity book, filled with wordsearches, mazes, logic puzzles and more. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that make perfect stocking fillers, with all the answers at the back of the book. Great for Ages 5-11. ISBN 9781474947732
  • Help young children learn and practice the alphabet while having fun with animals and paper crafts! 3D Paper Crafts for Kids is an exciting and easy project guide that carefully illustrates how to create 26 charming animal projects from paper and other household items. Organized in alphabetical order along with some bonus crafts, have fun creating giraffes, frogs, lions, snails, zebras, and so much more! From buttons and yarn to seeds and acorns, every project is perfect and simple for even the youngest mind to make. Featuring step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and templates, this must-have arts and crafts book encourages education along with hands-on fun! Great for Ages 3-9. ISBN 9781641241175
  • Fun indoor games for the whole family to enjoy. Switch off your screens, gather the family, open up 60 Classic Indoor Games and remember how simple it is to play and laugh together. Inside this wonderful little book are new, classic and beloved (but often-forgotten) family games that are perfect to keep the children from their screens or tearing the house down on rainy days. It's great for entertaining visiting grandparents and brilliant at getting everyone's imagination going!Create your own family traditions with classic games like Charades, Sardines and Are You There, Moriarty? as well as new favourites like Kangaroo Racing, Sprouts and Fish Flap. Includes everything you need to know to play over 60 classic games ordered alphabetically for quick and easy reference. Suitable for all ages, it's a lovely gift to pass on for future generations to enjoy. Great for Ages 5-12 / ISBN 9781911163558
  • The perfect book to get kids out and about. 60 Classic Outdoor Games is a beautifully illustrated and wonderfully nostalgic book, bringing together the best playground games that have entertained generations before. It's a brilliantly observed hop, skip and jump down memory lane. A celebration of the days when you used to get home from school, hop out of your school clothes, skip over to your best friend's house and jump around all afternoon until Mum called you in for tea. Nowadays, those classic - and universal - games of Hopscotch, Skipping, Bulldog, Rounders, Tag, 1-2-3 In and Hide and Seek are almost forgotten, rarely passed on as generations come and go. With 60 Classic Outdoor Games, you can rediscover those fun and silly games and pass them on to a new generation of kids, celebrating the games we remember from our childhoods as well as the days themselves. Great for Ages 5-12 / ISBN 9781911163565
  • Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear ... and how to defeat an icebear who wants to be king. Icebear has arrived in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he wants to be king. He's big and scary, and the more kind and understanding the animals are, the meaner he becomes. Rabbit is confused: Bear has always been able to fix their problems in the past - but maybe this time he needs to ask for help from someone else. Does Wolf have the answer to the bad king's demands ... or will Rabbit and the other animals find the solution within themselves? From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a story of friends, enemies, and how to avoid being pooped on by an icebear. Great for Ages 6-9. ISBN 9781444937466
  • Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear ... and how to defeat an icebear who wants to be king. Icebear has arrived in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he wants to be king. He's big and scary, and the more kind and understanding the animals are, the meaner he becomes. Rabbit is confused: Bear has always been able to fix their problems in the past - but maybe this time he needs to ask for help from someone else. Does Wolf have the answer to the bad king's demands ... or will Rabbit and the other animals find the solution within themselves? From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a story of friends, enemies, and how to avoid being pooped on by an icebear. Great for Ages 6-9. Paperback Edition published 6th January 2022 - Order Now. ISBN 9781444937473
  • Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Rabbit is surprised: some of the trees in the valley seem to be flying south for the winter. His friend Bear is sure that trees can't fly. Then there's a loud CRUNCH! from Very Near By. It sounds like the world's largest rabbit, eating the world's largest carrot. There's a new creature in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he's trying to Change Everything. (Book 4 of Rabbit & Bear) ISBN 9781444921748
  • BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE... You are about to read the TRUE STORY of FATHER CHRISTMAS. If you are one of those people who believe that some things are impossible, you should put this book down right away. (Because this book is FULL of impossible things.) Are you still reading? Good... Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781782118268