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No Peace for Amelia

It's 1916 but Amelia Pim's thoughts are on Frederick Goodbody and not on the war in Europe. Then Frederick enlists. The pacifist Quaker community is shocked but Amelia is secretly proud of her hero …

Strong Words, Brave Deeds

The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War

Edited by Gustav Klaus

A collection of his poems and plays by Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974), poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, with an account of his life.

Simplex Crosswords from the Irish Times: Book 4

from The Irish Times

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

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.

Mr Bear's Picnic

Mr. Bear sets off for the perfect, peaceful picnic with Baby Bear. Then the little Grizzle-Bears, Fred, Ted and Fuzz, decide to come too.

It can only mean one thing - TROUBLE!

Wildflower Girl

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey, Cover design or artwork 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.

Four Roads to Dublin

The History of Ranelagh, Rathmines and Leeson Street

Four Roads to Dublin spans seven hundred years in the history of Rathmines, Ranelagh and Leeson Street from the time of the medieval city to its present role as a dynamic, living, distinctive inner suburb of Dublin.

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.