Jennifer Farley

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. 

 

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Scout's Best Day Ever! - A Doggy Adventure Around Ireland

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity Pack by Jennifer Farley

Shooting for the Stars - My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut

  • Download Activity sheets: Range of activity sheets by Peter Heaney

Take the Lead - How to Care for Your Dog – A Fun & Practical Guide

  • Download Activity sheets: A 'Dog's Best Friend' Licence - to be downloaded and filled in after completing the Take the Lead quiz! Instructions: You can print out your licence, then fold it in half and in half again.

  • Download Activity sheets: Take this quiz after reading Take the Lead to earn your 'Dog's Best Friend' Licence!

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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.

Shooting for the Stars

My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut

Written by Dr. Norah Patten, Illustrated by Jennifer Farley

Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!

Take the Lead

How to Care for Your Dog – A Fun & Practical Guide

Written by Elena Browne, Illustrated by Jennifer Farley

A fun and practical guide to caring for dogs and puppies. From exercise and play to comfort and care this book is an ideal guide for children who already have a dog, would like a dog or love learning about dogs.

Scout's Best Day Ever!

A Doggy Adventure Around Ireland

Scout, Daisy and Dad are going on holidays while Gran stays at home to mind the cat.

Scout promises to send cat a postcard from every place he visits on his travels around Ireland.

But which will be the BEST. DAY. EVER?