Our booksellers have chosen their favourite books for children of all ages, and for teens and young adults. Have a browse and find something to keep everyone happy (& quiet…) And remember – we offer Free Postage in ROI on orders over €30 – just choose the Free Postage option at checkout.

  • '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 - WAS €20.95, NOW €14.65. 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
  • 30% OFF SALE - WAS €9.00, NOW €6.30. When Connie gets a letter from the dad she thought was dead, she sets out to discover why he left her, eight years ago, sitting in an airport cafe with only her pet chameleon for company. Since then she's lived with her foster mum, a cleaner at the airport, and dreams of seeing her dad again. With her new friend, a fearless, fossil-hunting boy called Thyo, she tracks her dad down. But as he reveals his true colours, Connie starts to wonder if she's made the biggest mistake of her life. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781912417889
  • 30% OFF SALE - WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. Celebrate fifteen years of this fun lift-the-flap Christmas book from the bestselling creator of the preschool classic, Dear Zoo. Toddlers will love lifting the flaps to open the presents and find out what Santa has sent - and finding the perfect present at the end. This special 15th anniversary edition has a new cover with extra gold foil, making it the ideal Christmas gift for fans of Dear Zoo With bright, bold artwork, a simple, engaging text and a touch-and-feel surprise ending, Dear Santa by Rod Campbell is sure to delight young children - and the chunky board book format and sturdy card flaps make it great for small hands. Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9781529050714
  • 30% OFF SALE - WAS €12.90, NOW €9.00. "The deepest frost has the power to rekindle hope in anyone who's lost it..." In Bertie Crash-Wallop's noisy family, it can sometimes feel like there is no room for a quiet boy like him. But when Bertie meets a family of goblins on the night of the deepest frost, is it possible he might make some magic and discover his own place in the world? Join Bertie and the Frost Goblins on an exciting adventure in this beautifully moving story by the bestselling author of Sky Song and The Unmapped Chronicles, Abi Elphinstone, and renowned illustrator Fiona Woodcock. The perfect book for frosty winter's nights and cosy Christmas mornings. Great for Ages 3-7. ISBN 9780241569016
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. Happy Easter! In this brand new lift-the-flap adventure, Spot and Mum are on their way to an Easter picnic. There are lots of noisy animals to see on the walk to Grandma and Grandpa's house... but when they're almost there, Spot disappears! Where has he gone? Toddlers will love searching for Spot and learning the sounds of all the baby animals they meet along the way! This new story is full of the unexpected surprises and gentle humour that makes the original Where's Spot? a children's classic. With interactive flaps to train fine motor skills and an adventure that sparks curiosity and imagination, Find Spot at Easter is perfect for early learning and play. Eric Hill's Where's Spot? was the first ever lift-the-flap book - and his ground-breaking innovation continues to delight and surprise readers with interactive fun. Spot has now been a trusted character in early learning for over 40 years, selling over 65 million books worldwide. Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241558263
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. This bestselling Christmas picture book by renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Jim Field, is now available in paperback for the first time. Michael Morpurgo frames his powerful message about protecting the environment in this beautiful personal story about a grandpa's wish for his granddaughter to live in a better world. This vital and timely story is paired with Jim Field's emotive illustrations in this gorgeous Christmas picture book, perfect for the whole family to share. Dearest little Mia, This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card - you'll have plenty of those - and instead of a present - you'll have plenty of those too, I am sending you a letter ... Every Christmas Mia and her family read a letter which her Grandpa wrote to her. His letter is a warm, impassioned and heartfelt wish for a better world for Mia to live in. He remembers fondly the times they spent in his garden finding frogs and worms and planting seeds. But Grandpa worries that all the things they love so much are in danger ... His letter is a hopeful plea to Mia (and to all of us) to continue to care for and protect our precious world. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781405294973
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €17.95, NOW €12.55. A new Christmas classic from a magical pairing: Emma Thompson and Axel Scheffler. The story of Jim: a very lucky, very special, very grubby dog, who lives, improbably, in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Emma Thompson magically weaves the real-life tale of Jim - beloved dog of Sir Henry Cole who created the first Christmas card - with a fantastically warm and heartfelt Christmas romp, brilliantly illustrated by bestselling illustrator, Axel Scheffler. A Christmas book to treasure, and an adventure filled with high emotion, guilt, redemption, unexpected presents and a life-changing brush with royalty. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9780241488898
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. An endearing rhyming story full of laughs, this wholesome tale is set to become a Christmas classic. Father Christmas is old, tired and has creaky knees. He needs a break - and who better to replace him than little monster, who can't wait to stretch his wings, see the world and do some good? There's just one problem ... everyone's scared of him!Can Monster Christmas persuade the world to see past his appearance to the kindness within? This new Christmas collaboration between Giles Andreae, author of bestselling classic Giraffes Can't Dance, and expert character-crafting illustrator Nikki Dyson is a fun festive story with important themes of friendship, kindness, and acceptance Great for Ages 0-7. ISBN 9781408357637
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. Illustrated by: Quentin Blake On the first day of Christmas a chiddler gave to me...a simply enormous CROCODILE! Count down the twelve days of Christmas with this gloriumptious twist on the classic festive rhyme. From golden tickets to fantastic friends, this sturdy board book is the perfect way to introduce little learners to their first numbers at Christmas! Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241492888
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €11.60, NOW €8.10. A perfect fun stocking stuffer that will carry over during winter break, Christmas celebrates kids favourite parts of the holiday with a jolly Santa, snowman, stockings stuffed with presents, and a dazzling Christmas tree - with glitter stickers to make each one truly shine. This is a quiet, hands-on, no-mess activity that as a bonus is a calming, helpful way to practice recognising and learning numbers outside the classroom. The way it works is simple: find the numbered sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Add the next, and the next - and see the images come to life in the "low-poly" style that uses geometric shapes. Since the card-stock pages are perforated, artwork can be easily removed so kids can hang them up as decorations, or proudly display them on the fridge. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781523506750
  • 50% OFF SALE - WAS €9.05, NOW €4.50. This timeless Christmas classic has been updated for Peppa Pig in a brand new, fully rhyming story!It's the most magical night of the year... Christmas Eve! Maybe Peppa and George will meet a special visitor. It's the perfect Christmas present for Peppa fans everywhere! Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241448625
  • 50% OFF SALE - WAS €28.95, NOW €14.45. Get ready to learn everything you need to know about the sport at the heart of Hogwarts! Quidditch Through the Ages is the essential companion to the Harry Potter series, a funny, fact-packed fantasy history of the seriously competitive wizarding sport. Bursting with glorious illustrations, magical memorabilia and two super-sized fold-outs, this spectacular new full-colour edition pairs J.K. Rowling's witty, inventive text with Emily Gravett's incredible artistic imagination. Devoured by Harry Potter in his first year, and consulted on a daily basis by the young witches and wizards at Hogwarts, Quidditch Through the Ages whisks readers on a whistle-stop tour through the game's hilarious (and often foul) history. There's magic and wonder in equal measure for both newcomers to the Wizarding World and established Harry Potter fans. Packed with trivia, tales of on-pitch antics, and Quidditch stars past and present - this is a great gift for the whole family. Quidditch Through the Ages is published in aid of Lumos, an international children's charity founded in 2005 by J.K. Rowling, and Comic Relief. ISBN 9781526608123
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €9.05, NOW €6.30. Welcome to Santa's grotto, little fishes, please come in, And meet the real-life Santa Klaus, It's really, really him! Deep beneath the shimmering blue sea, it's almost Christmas Eve, and Shelly the shark is VERY excited. She puts on her Santa suit and turns her cave into a festive Christmas grotto. Then she waits for all the little fishes to come in. They seem strangely reluctant... But Sid the squid thinks all his Christmases have come at once! Will Sid get taken in by Shark's Santa disguise - or will he be in for a big surprise? A hilarious underwater Christmas romp from the creators of Mince Spies Great for Ages 2-7. ISBN 9781408897812
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €15.95, NOW €11.15. An exquisite picture book based on Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" illustrated by master artist, P. J. Lynch. The woods are lovely, dark and deep,But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep,And miles to go before I sleep. Award-winning artist-author P.J. Lynch brings Robert Frost's iconic poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" to life with his atmospheric and exquisitely detailed illustrations. The horse and its mysterious rider are expertly rendered against the striking background of a dark woods shrouded in snow. This edition is the perfect gift for adults and children alike Great for Ages 3-9. ISBN 9781529506341
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €17.95, NOW €12.55. The new children's book from multi-award-winning author of Hamnet, Maggie O'Farrell, paired once more with Daniela Terrazzini's stunning illustrations. When Jem and his family move to the countryside, he doesn't like his new home one bit. It's an old cottage on the side of a hill, where strange things keep happening: shoes are filled up with conkers, the stairs become tangled in a woollen maze. Jem's sister Verity is certain it is the work of a "nouka", an ancient creature from local folklore that lives deep down inside the hill. Jem, however, is adamant that there is no such thing. But this small mythical creature, so attuned to the hearts and minds of others, does exist. And, what's more, it is determined, through mischief and mayhem, to help Jem reignite the spark within himself once more. Great for Ages 7-11. ISBN 9781406392012
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €15.95, NOW €11.15. The Burpee Bears are back in this glorious new picture book from #1 bestselling author Joe Wicks! The Burpee Bears are always ready, steady for a fun family adventure - especially at Christmas time! While they count down the days until Granny Bear visits, the little bears enjoy building a snow bear, making snow angels and going ice skating together. But on Christmas Day, there is so much snow that Granny Bear can't get to their house. It won't be a proper Christmas without her - so, with the help of their sledge, the Burpee Bears are soon ready, steady with a plan to take Christmas to Granny's house! With fabulous exercises and festive recipes, this fun and feel-good book is bursting with Joe Wicks energy and is perfect for all the family to enjoy together! Created by Joe, with the story co-written with acclaimed author Vivian French, and gloriously illustrated by stellar artist Paul Howard. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780008516710
  • 30% OFF SALE – WAS €10.15, NOW €7.10. 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 9780702318009

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