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Yellow Flag: For readers aged 6+ (includes Flyers)

Perfect for children who can read stories with chapters and slightly longer sentences. O'Brien Press yellow flag books capture the imagination of young readers with humour and illustrations which go beyond simply showing what is in the text, for a more complete reading experience.

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17 Martin Street

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.

Across the Divide

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.

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.

The Adventures of Shamrock Sean

Written by Brian Gogarty, Illustrated by Roxanne Burchartz

The complete adventures of Shamrock Sean, the loveable leprechaun. Follow Sean as he goes fishing, finds a magical wishing well and watches a chick magically hatch.

Aim High

Irish Sports Stars, Trailblazers and Mavericks

Written by Donny Mahoney, Illustrated by Eoin Coveney

Meet the Irish men & women who topped the Sporting world. From heavyweight boxing champion Dan Donnelly to our greatest runner, Sonia O'Sullivan. From Brian O'Driscoll's amazing rugby performances to Rosemary Smyth's rally driving brilliance. Inspiring words and pictures for children of all ages.

Alfie Green and a Sink Full of Frogs

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

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

Alfie Green and the Bee-Bottle Gang

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

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

Alfie Green and the Chocolate Cosmos

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

Budsville’s chocolate fair cancelled? No way, Alfie decides. Chocolate seeds from Arcania are the answer, but only if he can survive the Roaring Rainforest, the vicious Spider Plant and the Forest Ogre.

Alfie Green and the Conker King

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

It’s time for the Budsville Primary School Conker Championship, and Alfie needs to find a special conker.
Alfie Green Book 6

Alfie Green and the Fly-Trapper

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

Alfie Green is back, this time grappling with a giant Venus Fly-Trap which threatens to eat everything in his house.

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

Alfie Green and the Monkey Puzzler

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

The circus has come to town. But it's no ordinary circus. All the kids from Budsville are really excited, except for Alfie who suspects all is not what it seems ...

Alfie Green and the Snowdrop Queen

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

It’s Christmas Eve in Budsville and Alfie Green wishes it would snow.
Only the Snowdrop Queen can help his wish come true.

Alfie Green and the Supersonic Subway

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

When the Emerald Cactus in the Desert of Doom explodes, Budsville is covered in sparkling green sand ... Soon the evil Desert Elves will arrive on their Scorpion Chariots. How can Alfie stop them?
Alfie Green Book 7

Alice & Megan Forever

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

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 & Megan's Cookbook

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

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.