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The Wit of Oscar Wilde

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.

Ice Dreams

Written by Grace Wells, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Twins Nina and Alex Popadopolus live on the beautiful island of Naxos. One day their blind grandfather senses something terrible is coming ...
This delightful story reminds us that when people work together anything is possible!

American Skin

Comparable to William Burroughs' Naked Lunch, Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers and Norman Mailer's Why Are We in Vietnam, Ken Bruen's American Skin is a unique take on the American dream from a master of noir. Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony and Barry Awards.

The Perfect Name for Your Baby

Beautiful Names from Around the World

A powerful and essential guide from a world authority on names. Incorporates history, meanings and significance.

 

Trading Paces

From Rat Race to Hen Run

A funny and inspiring account of the ups and downs of letting go of the Tiger.

The Stolen Village

Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates

In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack.

Das Book of Kells

Eine Entdeckungsreise

Written by George Otto Simms, Translated by Beate Brandt, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.


Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
German language edition

Three Kings

Cork . Kilkenny . Tipperary.The Battle for Hurling Supremacy

Cork, Kilkenny, Tipperary. This is the full story of these three amazing counties – the highlights, rivalries, stars and the greatest matches are explored in all their fervour and desperation.

Swap

What’s it like, being someone else for a change? Huw and Marcus look identical, and hatch a plan to do a swap. Only things start to go very wrong ... very quickly!

The Witch in the Woods

Written by Marian Broderick, Illustrated by Francesca Carabelli

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 …

Little Croker

Danny Wilde wants one thing more than anything else in the world and that’s to get his GAA team, Littlestown Crokes, to the top of the League.
But when things go horribly wrong, can they make it after all?

Diabolic Downloads

Written by Jim Halligan, Illustrated by Fabian Erlinghäuser

We all like to get something for free ... right?
But some gifts come with strings attached.

The Little Witch Who Can't Spell

Written by and Illustrated by Marie Burlington

Little Willow Witch can’t spell. Her magic spells are all mixed up.
Then she finds a wand, a powerful wizard’s wand...
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Move

What if you could live in a universe where you were always the winner?


Pushed to his limits by a horrific accident, Liam discovers he has an amazing ability: he can ‘move’ to parallel universes where things always turn out just the way he wants.

Where's Murphy?

Written by Anna Donovan, Illustrated by Tatyana Feeney

Murphy is Rory’s best friend. Every day they play together. But one day Rory cannot find Murphy ...
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Our Lives Out Loud

In Pursuit of Justice and Equality

When Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan met it was love. But that love had consequences which brought this couple to the High Court, and beyond.
Includes a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.