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Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb is a children’s author who combines writing with schools visits, reading and giving workshops at festivals, and teaching creative writing. She has won two Irish Book Awards for her children's books (for A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea and Blazing a Trail), as well as the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books, awarded in 2015. Sarah worked for many years as a children’s bookseller and was writer in residence for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in 2016/2017: she is currently the Children’s Literary Advisor to Listowel Writers’ Week. For more, visit www.sarahwebb.info

  • Emma the Penguin
  • Download Emma's class are going to do a play…

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Sally Go Round The Stars - Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

  • Download Activity sheets: Colour your own rhyme: I've Got a Dog as Thin as a Rail ...

  • Download Activity sheets: Colour your own rhyme: Row, Row, Row Your Boat ...

  • Download Activity sheets: Colour your own rhyme: There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly ...

Blazing a Trail - Irish Women Who Changed the World

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

Dare to Dream - Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

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

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The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

When their father’s business fails, Eliza and Jonty Kane move to a tenement flat in Dublin city, number 16 Henrietta Street. From a crowded tenement to the dazzling world of the circus – can dreams really come true? A tale of bravery, adventure and bee charming!

  • ForthcomingPaperback€12.99 Pre-order
  • Currently not availableE-Book (ePub)€5.99

Animal Crackers

Fantastic Facts About Your Favourite Animals

Written by Sarah Webb and Alan Nolan

A book of animal facts that will appeal strongly to children, illustrated with black & white animal art/doodles, activities and quiz pages – a highly interactive, fun and informative book.

Sally Go Round the Stars

Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Edited by Sarah Webb and Claire Ranson, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A marvellous collection of Irish rhymes to delight any child, beautifully illustrated in this attractive board book.

All royalties to Barnardos.

Sally Go Round The Stars

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb and Claire Ranson, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites.

 

A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

Owls and pussycats, cockles and mussels, golden stockings, wiggly worms and rattlin’ bogs – they’re all here, and more. Another wonderful collection of rhymes to delight any child, from the author and illustrator Sally Go Round the Stars.

 

The One With The Waggly Tail

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A new, beautifully illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes from the team that brought you Sally Go Round the Stars (short-listed, Irish Book Awards) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea (winner, Irish Book Awards).

Blazing a Trail

Irish Women Who Changed the World

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.

Dare to Dream

Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.

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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