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Alan Nolan

Alan Nolan

ALAN NOLAN grew up in Windy Arbour, Dublin and now lives in Bray, Co. Wicklow with his wife and three children. Alan is the author and illustrator of Fintan’s Fifteen, Conor’s Caveman and the Sam Hannigan series, and is the illustrator of Animal Crackers: Fantastic Facts About Your Favourite Animals, written by Sarah Webb. Alan runs illustration and writing workshops for children, and you may see him lugging his drawing board and pencils around your school or local library.

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Conor's Caveman - The Amazing Adventures of Ogg

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

Danny Brown and the Monster Toothbrush

  • Download RBFS: Teaching ideas for first class from the O'Brien Reading Programme

Danny Brown and the Talking Teeth

  • Download RBFS: Teaching ideas for 1st class from the O'Brien Reading Programme

Sam Hannigan and the Last Dodo

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

Sam Hannigan's Woof Week

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

The Sackville Street Caper - Molly Malone and Bram Stoker

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

Fintan's Fifteen - Ireland's Worst Hurling Team Wants You!