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Boo and Bear

Written by Enda Wyley, Illustrated by Greg Massardier

Boo is afraid. Will she ever learn to be brave? A charming story for starter readers.

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Purple Flag: For readers aged 5+ (includes Pandas)

Barry's New Bed

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Moira McNamara

Your first real bed is a big adventure – but a little scary too!
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Emma the Penguin

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

Emma has to be a penguin in the school play, but she is NOT happy about it.
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Yellow Flag: For readers aged 6+ (includes Flyers)

Alfie Green and the Magical Gift

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

The first book in an enchanting series of adventures featuring a boy whose life every child will want to have.
Now in paperback

Ed's Bed

Written by Eoin Colfer, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Ed Cooper's life is never dull. He has started to wet his bed and he can't learn his time-tables.
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Ed's Funny Feet

Written by Eoin Colfer, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Ed Cooper has a problem with his big toes. Even his DIY foot-straighteners don't work and he has to wear very uncool 'correction shoes'.
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Red Flag: For readers aged 8+

Adam's Starling

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Barry Reynolds

Winner of the Eilís Dillon Memorial Award. Adam's Starling tells the story of nine-year-old Adam who is finding life very diffficult. At home no-one has any time for him and at school bullies pick on him.

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Blue Flag: For readers aged 10+

Alice Next Door

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Best friends NEED to be together. Don't they? Megan's best friend Alice has moved away -- but the two friends hatch a risky plot to get back together.

Amelia

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 ...

Beyond the Cherry Tree

Josh Bloom’s school field trip to Cherry Tree Manor is unusual -- to Josh, it seems like there's something spooky about the manor, but none of the other kids feel it.

A discovery in the General’s library takes Josh on a quest full of danger, discovery and magic -- Will he ever return from the land beyond the Cherry Tree?

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The Stolen Life of James Lovett

A fictionalised account of the life of James Lovett, son of Lord Dunmain, set in 1730's Dublin and colonial America.

The Blue Horse

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling together it seems as though her family is falling apart.

Blue Lavender Girl

Tia moves to the countryside for the summer: she expects to be bored, but ends up learning lots of things about herself and the world around her.

Cave of Secrets

Pirates and crooked rulers make seventeenth-century Ireland a dangerous place. Tom’s father has had savage losses in business and his whole world is under pressure. Tom starts mixing with smugglers in Roaringwater Bay and learns all about boats and smuggling – and secret treasure. And then Tom discovers the best-kept secret of all ...

Cherokee

Gene's grandfather, Cherokee, is a famous jazz musician and Gene travels the world with him. He loves the life and his only ambition is to be a musician too. But his aunt is totally opposed to the idea ...

City of Fate

Sunday 23 August 1942 is an important day for Yuri. It is his fourteenth birthday and also the day that the Nazis began their carpet-bombing campaign of Stalingrad, which continued every day for the next two weeks. Facing overwhelming odds, it will take all his determination and wits to survive.