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No Goodbye

It's hard to pretend that everything is normal when your whole life has been turned upside down … Four children come to terms with their mother's sudden departure.

Noah's Ark

A stunningly-illustrated telling of this much-loved bible story. Overflows with life and activity.

Wildflower Girl

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey, Cover illustration by PJ Lynch

The second book in the famine trilogy
At seven, Peggy made a terrifying journey through famine-stricken Ireland. Now thirteen, and determined to make a new life for herself, she sets off alone to America …

Amelia

The year is 1914 and Amelia Pim will soon be thirteen. There are rumours of war and rebellion, and Dublin is holding its breath for major, dramatic events. But all that matters to Amelia is what she will wear to her birthday party ...

Friend of my Heart

Daz is in love with Valentine O'Leary, the biggest pig in Mimosa High School. Her brother William is in love with a girl he's never spoken to. Eleanor Wand, the music teacher, is in love with the headmaster …

Boom Chicka Boom

Written by Liz Weir, Illustrated by Josip Lizatovic

Nine enchanting stories from a master storyteller, available on book and audio CD. Full of magic and drama.

Simplex Crosswords From the Irish Times: Book 1

from The Irish Times

Appearing daily in the Irish Times for over forty years, the Simplex crossword has attracted a devoted following.

Simplex Crosswords from the Irish Times: Book 3

from The Irish Times

Appearing daily in the Irish Times for over forty years, the Simplex crossword has attracted a devoted following.

The Blue Horse

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling together it seems as though her family is falling apart.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

After the Brothers Grimm

The king is puzzled. Every morning his twelve beautiful daughters look tired and pale, and their silk shoes are in tatters. What have they been doing? The king promises that the man who can solve the mystery will marry one of his daughters.

The Guns of Easter

It is 1916 and Europe is at war. From the poverty of the Dublin slums twelve-year-old Jimmy Conway is pulled between the British Army and the rebels in the Easter Rising. Real history seen through the eyes of a child from a master storyteller.

The Story of Creation

Glowing with colour and filled with animals, fish, planets, oceans and forests, this timelessly beautiful book tells the story of the creation as if for the first time.

Sisters ... No Way!

Cindy, a with-it and cynical young teen, still traumatised by her mother's recent death, is appalled when her father falls in love with one of her teachers, a woman with two teenage daughters of her own ...

After The Wake

This diverse collection is a delightful and entertaining windfall from one of Ireland's most colourful writers. An essential complement to Behan's master works.

Safe Harbour

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Cover illustration by Phillip Cullen

Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. How will they live in a strange country with a gruff old man who probably hates them? And will the family ever be together again?

The Course

An assorted group of no-hopers sign on for a Positive Mental Attitude course run by a conman – but then the bona fide American supervisor arrives, threatening to shut down the course unless five out out of six participants pass the test.