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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

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.

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.

Mr Bear to the Rescue

One stormy night Mr Bear is woken up by a small rabbit voice crying 'Help'. the warren has collapsed, the Hoor-Toowits' nest has blown away, the Buzzes' hive is ruined, and worst of all, Baby Flora bunny can't be found anywhere.

The World is Full of Babies

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 General

Godfather of Crime

The extraordinary life and crimes of Martin Cahill, gangster, criminal mastermind, MOST WANTED MAN. Now a major film from John Boorman

Le Livre d'Or Irlande

Written by Frances Power, Photographs by Ghigo Roli

A county by county tour of Ireland, visiting all the major tourist attractions. In French.

Das Goldene Buch Irland

Written by Frances Power, Photographs by Ghigo Roli

Beautiful and informative photographic county by county tour of Ireland, visiting all the major tourist attractions. In German, with internet links.

Il Libro d'Oro Irlanda

Written by Frances Power, Photographs by Ghigo Roli

A county by county tour of Ireland, visiting all the major tourist attractions. In Italian.

Selected Writings

"Adams writes fluently and observantly . . . He displays a hard-edged compassion for the silent poor, the old and the down-and-out." Financial Times

Irish Love Poems

An abundant harvest of poems, ballads and lovesongs from throughout Ireland's history - from anonymous ballads to the work of Yeats and Heaney.

Ribbit, Ribbit

Written by Anne Marie Herron, Illustrated by Stephen Hall

Freddy loves being a frog! 'Ribbit, ribbit,' he says when anyone talks to him. It's great fun for a while, then everyone gets tired of Freddy and his antics. But he will not give it up. He is a frog and he will stay a frog. Until Polly comes up with a good idea …
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Amy's Wonderful Nest

Written by Gordon Snell, Illustrated by Fergus Lyons

Amy, a little robin, is alone and has to fend for herself. She decides to build a nest, but she doesn't know how!
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Muckeen the Pig

Written by and Illustrated by Fergus Lyons

Muckeen loves being dirty and muddy. And he loves his food. But when he is taken to market Muckeen does not like it at all! Still, Muckeen is a smart pig too and he finds a way out!
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No Shoes for Tom

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Margaret Suggs

Tom just HATES wearing shoes! He has such fun with his bare toes. But then the snow comes …
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Charlie Harte and his Two-Wheeled Tiger

Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Celine Kiernan

Charlie assembles a strange-looking bike from old bits and pieces - not exactly cool, but full of character - which changes his life!