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Island of Adventures

Island of Adventures

Fun things to do all around Ireland

Ireland is full of adventures! Fun and excitement wait around every corner – in the city, in the countryside, and over the mountains. Surf an Atlantic wave, go horse-trekking through the wilderness or dance to Irish music.

Hardback: €12.99
Hardback: 48 pages
Size:280x220 mm
ISBN: 9781847179715

Ireland is full of adventures! Fun and excitement wait around every corner – in the city, in the countryside, and over the mountains. Surf an Atlantic wave, go horse-trekking through the wilderness or dance to Irish music. Go whale watching, see the Northern Lights or travel by hot air balloon. There’s a whole island to explore!

Experience and explore the island of Ireland in this beautifully illustrated and vibrant picture book.

Adventures for the whole family, all around Ireland.



Jennifer Farley

Jennifer Farley is an author and illustrator from Dublin. Her artwork is bright, colourful and a little bit humourous. Jennifer has illustrated several books for other authors, and has written and illustrated three books herself, including Island of Adventures, and her latest book, Scout's Best Day Ever

In 2019, she illustrated Shooting For The Starswritten by Dr. Norah Patten, which won an An Post Irish Book Award. 

Jennifer's latest book is Scout's Best Day Ever. Scout (the dog) promises to send cat a postcard from every place he visits on his travels around Ireland. But which will be the BEST. DAY. EVER?

Having left the bright lights of the city, Jennifer now lives in rural Ireland with her husband and their two dogs. 


with a nod to our native wildlife and lots of fun facts, illustrated throughout in vibrant and varied colour. Whether this summer holds a road trip or not, we can all have a vicarious holiday with this brilliant book in hand 

Irish Independent

Readers of 5+ will enjoy reading about adventures of a different kind, one that they can experience right here in Ireland in Jennifer Farley’s Island of Adventures. It is the ideal read to inspire you to set off on an adventure

Rtejr's Book Club

enchanting … beautifully illustrates the best Ireland has to offer, from coast to coast and town to town. It reads like a delightful kind of educational travel-book for kids … Farrelly’s book effortlessly straddles genres by introducing pieces of Irish history and folklore, and lacing it all with fun facts on Irish geology, zoology and a healthy dose of national pride … if you’re not sure what kind of picture book to get a child with varied interests, this one has a little bit of everything

Inis Magazine, January 2019 issue


Tuam Herald

bursting with ideas for fun adventures

Easy Parenting Magazine

part tourist guide, part information book, this colourful hardback suggests interesting things to do all over Ireland … attractive … a great addition to the wide-ranging list of home-grown information titles this season

Irish Independent

a great family one. One you can bring on your roadtrip for the mid-term break … you can take it with you on your holidays and see little bits of Ireland that you mightn’t have thought to see … a travel companion

Virgin Media’s Ireland AM

a veritable mid-term to-do list for families, such striking visuals

Elaina Ryan, Children’s Books Ireland

this book teaches you so much about Ireland. What I really liked about this book were the illustrations and the layout. The extra bits of information all around the pages were fun to look at … it is very interesting and I liked it quite a lot 

seomraranga.com Seamus, Fifth Class, Tullyallen NS, Drogheda

what a beautiful book

Bleach House Library

this book has lots to offer … there really is something for everyone, all enticingly described and illustrated, with plenty of interesting facts to learn. A lovely family guide to a beautiful island!

Parents in Touch

Jennifer Farley’s high-energy hardback is an inspiration if ever there was one, as she sails, paddles, dives, and rides around the country in search of adventure … opens up possibilities for young readers – visitors and residents – to explore the country and the experience it has to offer, in a spirit of adventure … full of vitality

Evening Echo

fascinating and unusual wonders to be experienced in Ireland … bright breezy illustrations. Something for all ages to explore

Irish Examiner

Also by Jennifer Farley:

Scout's Best Day Ever!
Take the Lead
Shooting for the Stars

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