O'Brien Blue Flag books offer a wealth of fiction from award-winning authors with everything from adventure, fantasy and historical fiction to stories of love, friendship and family life.
Many have won awards and been translated into a wide range of foreign languages, a true testament to their quality and popularity.
When Hetty’s family move to Martin Street near Portobello bridge in Dublin, they’re not sure of their welcome.
And next door, Ben’s family are not sure about their new Jewish neighbours: it’s The Emergency and they are suspicious of strangers.
When Liam, a poor eleven-year-old boy, and Nora, a rich ten-year-old girl meet at a Feis Ceol, an unlikely bond is formed - a bond that leads to a friendship spanning the deeply divided city that was Dublin in 1913.
Megan and Alice are starting secondary school; with new subjects, new teachers and new friends, it’s going to take a bit of getting used to.
The sixth book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.
Alice and Megan are back; in the kitchen! A fun-filled cookbook, packed with brilliant recipes: Brilliant Breakfasts . Lucky Lunchboxes . Super Snacks . Marvellous Main Courses . Delicious Desserts . Cakes & Cookies.
Alice and Megan are best friends who simply have to be together! It would be so much easier if they didn't have to deal with all the other people: family, classmates, teachers, ...
All eight books in the series, as well as the fabulous Alice and Megan's Cookbook for a great price!
Megan can’t wait to go away to Summer Camp with her best friend Alice. But when Alice makes friends with Hazel, Megan begins to feel left out.
The fourth book about Alice and Megan
Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition - but it causes huge problems for Alice and Megan's friendship.
The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.
Thirteen year old Anna is struggling to cope with the recent loss of her father, when she discovers a forgotten gift from him - a pair of bright orange football socks. With the help of these brightly coloured good-luck charms, Anna slowly begins to gain confidence both on and off the pitch.
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 ...
Marion Mulligan is a down-at-hell private investigator abducted by aliens and abandoned on a distant planet with only a robotic Remote Universal Translator Unit (RUNT) for company. But he needs to call on all of his skills when a murderer strikes.
In 1920s Canada, a summer of fun for three friends is destroyed by a frightening crime. Almost a century later, teenager Ciara Farrelly visits her dead grandfather's Ontario home and tries to solve the mystery surrounding it.
Ayeisha McFerran is an Ireland women's field hockey international. After taking up field hockey at age 7, McFerran began representing Larne Grammar School as a Year 8 pupil in 2008. She made her senior debut for Ireland against Spain in January 2014, the day after her 18th birthday.
Derry. 1689. The city’s inhabitants resist all attempts by the King James’s men to storm their gates. Outside, the soldiers reckon the only effective weapon they have left is to starve them out...