Dublin 1913 to 1930, a tumultuous and exciting time in the city’s history. Paddy Crosbie catches that tumult and conveys that excitement in this childhood memoir of city life. A cast of brilliant characters surround the young Crosbie, all vividly etched into hilarious life. Here is a born storyteller.
The fantastic follow-up to Time After Time and Stand By Me
Families are so complicated! Molly’s dad seems so lonely. He lives on his own, he won’t get a pet, he doesn’t get on with his brother … Best friends Molly and Beth suspect his problems lie in his past, but what can two thirteen-year-olds do about that?
So how Irish are you? Check out this book of Irish-isms to see just how 'green' you really are! Humourous and fun, this book combines some of the classic Irish quirks with the more recent additions of what it means to be Irish.
This book shows the hidden landmarks of Dublin city that make Joyce’s work so vastly detailed and illustrious. Walk through and learn about its history through the eyes of one of its most famous former residents, James Joyce.
The Writers : a sense of Ireland : new works by 44 Irish writers / selected and edited by Andrew Carpenter and Peter Fallon ; with photographs of the writers by Mike Bunn
THE WORLD IS FULL OF BABIES - human babies, baby bats, tiny tadpoles, playful puppies, downy chicks, piglets - babies of all sizes, shapes and colours. Some cry and others squeak, some sleep upside down.
The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...
The Phelans have owned Mossgrove for generations. But when it is put up for sale, the lengths to which Irish people will go to keep their land become clear.
An enchanting novel by Ireland’s favourite writer.
A sequel to the story of Little Red Riding Hood, Wolfgran is a wonderfully irreverent take on the world of fairy tales. Disguised as a little old lady, the Wolf is causing mayhem as he prowls the city streets.
Anna Kelly is a witch who’s more interested in sleepovers, school friends and soccer than practising her magic.
When Verbena Vile, a mad, bad and dangerous witch, kidnaps Anna’s best friend Mary it’s up to Anna and her cat Charlie to rescue her …
Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.