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War Children

Stories from Ireland's War of Independence

Six stories, one set in Dublin the others in the countryside, about children who get caught up in the War of Independence and suffer dire consequences.

Hostage

Notorious Irish Kidnappings

The inside stories of Ireland's most famous abduction cases.

Just Joshua

A heart-warming story of one boy's search for identity.

The Golden Book of Dublin

A photographically-led souvenir of the city, providing an overview of the sites, key buildings, museums, events, parks, literary Dublin, pub culture and the city today.

The Wish List

Meg Finn dies after a botched attempt to rob a pensioner, Lowry: her soul is up for grabs as the divine and demonic each want her! How can she tip the scales in her favour to save her soul? A tale of life, death and an unexpected hereafter.

Endurance

Heroic Journeys in Ireland

Stories of heroic and historic travels from the mythic legends of prehistory to the dawn of modern Ireland.

Animals Don't Have Ghosts

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Cathy Henderson

A witty and engaging account of a visit to the weird and wonderful city of Dublin, where Michelle's country cousins struggle to understand the curious local customs.

Cracking Crime

Jim Donovan - Forensic Detective

The extraordinary first hand account of Dr. Jim Donovan's life and work as head of Ireland's Forensic Science Laboratory.

The Rock Boy

When Josephine finds an injured boy in the water at the mouth of a small cove in St Thomas Bay, Malta, some instinct warns her not to tell her family. Perhaps he is a smuggler, or a refugee ...

Fear of the Collar

My Terrifying Childhood in Artane

The inside story of eight long years spent in Artane Industrial School under the oppressive rule of the Christian Bothers.

Shakespeare's Scribe

The Black Death . . . thieves and bandits . . . but the show must go on!
Widge (from The Shakespeare Stealer) and William Shakespeare's company tour a country terrified of the plague, encountering old enemies and new dangers.

Truth Seeker

A powerful coming-of-age story, set against the turbulent background of Viking raids, feudal battles

and the bloody demands of the god Odin.

Mouse TV

The mouse family are crazy about TV, but one night disaster strikes- the TV breaks down. What are the mice to do?

The Long War

The IRA and Sinn Féin from Armed Struggle to Peace Talks

An updated version of this essential book taking the story right up to the present. All major events from the 1970s to today covered in great detail.

Wolfgran

Written by Finbar O'Connor, Illustrated by Martin Fagan

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.

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.