Be Inspired!

Be Inspired!

Young Irish People Changing the World

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

Meet the inspiring young Irish people taking on the world!

Award-winning author of Blazing a Trail and Dare to Dream, Sarah Webb interviews inspiring young Irish people about their amazing achievements. 

It’s never too early to achieve your dreams – why not start today?

Hardback: €16.99
Hardback: 64 pages
Size:242x180 mm
ISBN: 9781788493284

Meet the inspiring young Irish people taking on the world!

Follow beach-cleaner FLOSSIE DONNELLY on her quest to save the oceans, and join ADAM KING in changing the world one hug at a time. Hit the track with star athlete RHASIDAT ADELEKE, and swim to victory with Paralympian RÓISÍN NÍ RÍAIN. Tune into RTE to catch award-winning journalist ZAINAB BOLADALE, explore the wonders of nature with writer DARA MacANULTY and restore our planet’s biodiversity with beekeepers ELIZABETH BYRNE & RIAN SOMERS. From activism to sport, the creative arts to science and innovation, discover the amazing young people who are making a waves.

It’s never too early to achieve your dreams – why not start today?

Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer. Her books include Blazing a Trail: Irish Women who Changed the World (illustrated by Lauren O’Neill) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood (illustrated by Steve McCarthy), both winners of Irish Book Awards.

She runs creative writing clubs for young writers, reviews children’s books for the Irish Independent, and programmes children’s and family events for book festivals and MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland). She also works part-time in a children’s bookshop.

Passionate about bringing children and books together, Sarah was awarded the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books in Ireland.

Her latest novel for children is The Little Beekeeper of Henrietta Street (illustrated by Rachel Corcoran), set in Dubiln in 1911.

Graham Corcoran

this book is a must

Tuam Herald

a groundbreaking book that will motivate and inspire the next generation of young Irish people … wonderful … perfect … life-affirming

Sarah Fitzgerald, Waterstones, Cork

I love how it celebrates the achievements of an increasingly diverse, inclusive Ireland

Ellen Ryan

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Also by Sarah Webb:

Emma the Penguin
Sally Go Round The Stars
Animal Crackers
The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street
A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

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Also by Graham Corcoran:

Dare to Dream
The Story of Croke Park

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