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Erika McGann

Erika McGann

Erika McGann grew up in Drogheda, County Louth, and now lives in Dublin. She is the author of a number of children’s books, including the winner of the Waverton Good Read Children’s Prize 2014, The Demon Notebook, the first in her magical series about Grace and her four friends. Other books in the series are: The Broken Spell, The Watching Wood and The Midnight Carnival. She is also the author of the ‘Cass and the Bubble Street Gang’ series.

Where Are You, Puffling? - An Irish Adventure

The Clubhouse Mystery

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The Demon Notebook

The Broken Spell

The Midnight Carnival - Step right up, don't be shy

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Diary Detectives

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Scavenger Hunt

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Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt - An adventure around Ireland

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Where Are You, Puffling? - An Irish Adventure

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The Clubhouse Mystery

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Making Millions

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Cá Bhfuil Puifín Beag?

Written by Gerry Daly and Erika McGann, Translated by Muireann ní Chíobháin

Tá puifín beag fiosrach ina cónaí ar Sceilg Mhichíl.
Ach níl a tuismitheoirí in ann teacht uirthi ina bpoll.
Cá bhfuil sí?
Is maith an rud é go bhfuil ainmhithe agus éanlaithe na Sceilge réidh chun cabhrú.

An Irish translation of Where Are You, Puffling?

 

Cass and the Bubble Street Gang series

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

Cass and her best friends, Lex and Nicholas, are the Bubble Street Gang! They investigate crimes, solve mysteries and have brilliant adventures. They’ve even got their own secret clubhouse.

Get all four books in the series at a great price.

Diary Detectives

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

While helping with a car boot sale, Cass finds a very old diary. It talks about picking on the drama kids on the bus, and a horrible prank played  during their end-of-year show. Who wrote the diary? Can the Bubble Street Gang unmask the wicked writer?

Cass and the Bubble Street Gang Book 3

Scavenger Hunt

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

Book 4 in the Cass and the Bubble Street Gang series!

When an elderly woman called Carmella loses her locket, Cass must put her detective skills to the test to solve the mystery of golden locket.

 

Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt

An adventure around Ireland

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Gerry Daly

Wee Donkey travels Ireland trying to find the perfect souvenir for her Grandad.

Where Are You, Puffling?

An Irish Adventure

Written by Gerry Daly and Erika McGann

A puffling has gone in search of adventure – now her parents can’t find her anywhere!

Can the animals of Skellig help them find their little puffling?

The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse

A Trinity College Tale

Written by Erika McGann, By (artist) Lauren O'Neill

Follow the Night-Time Cat, Pangur Bán, as she searches Trinity College for the plump grey mouse. Along the way she asks for help from various figures in Trinity College, from Oscar Wilde to Count Dracula. Will Pangur Bán get her prize or will this mischievous mouse evade capture? An enchanting tale full of adventure and discovery.

The Clubhouse Mystery

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

There’s an intruder in the clubhouse!

The gang find the door left open, crumbs on the table and hairs on the floor. Someone has been sneaking in when nobody’s home.
But who?

Join Cass and the Bubble Street Gang as they investigate The Clubhouse Mystery.

Making Millions

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

The gang need money and quick, and they have some super-genius ideas on how to make it! Like Operation Start a Company, Make Loads of Money for Nicholas’s Project and Probably Also Become Millionaires!

Continue the adventure with Cass and the Bubble Street Gang with this second book in the series.

The Demon Notebook

Grace and her four best friends, Jenny, Rachel, Adie and Una, are failed witches. But one night, they stumble upon real magical powers – and their notebook takes on a diabolical life of its own.

Can Grace and her friends stem the wave of powerful magic … before tragedy strikes?

The Broken Spell

Trainee witch Grace and her four best friends love to have fun with spells. But the daring friends make a magical mistake that drags the past into the present. Suddenly Grace has to work out who she can really trust ...

The Watching Wood

When Grace and her five best friends are forced to take part in the Witch Trials, they risk life and limb to compete against other trainee witches in magical, death-defying stunts. But when they are discovered to be mere humans, this supernatural world turns against them, and the real nightmare begins.

The Midnight Carnival

Step right up, don't be shy

Book four in the magical series. Under cover of darkness a carnival arrives on the green in the centre of Dunbridge. It doesn't take long for Grace and her friends to discover it is cursed...