Lauren O'Neill

Lauren O'Neill

Lauren O’Neill is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Dublin. Originally from Wexford, she moved to Dublin to study in NCAD and stayed. Her work has appeared across a wide variety of areas from advertising campaigns to storybooks and gallery exhibitions. She has illustrated Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, winning the Children’s Books Ireland Merit Award for Illustration, and Blazing a Trail which won the Children's Book of the Year (senior) Irish Book Award in 2018.

www.laurenipsum.ie

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Blazing a Trail - Irish Women Who Changed the World

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Mollie On The March

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The Boldness of Betty - A 1913 Dublin Lockout Novel

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The Making of Mollie

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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.

The Boldness of Betty

A 1913 Dublin Lockout Novel

Written by Anna Carey, Cover design or artwork by Lauren O'Neill

It’s summer 1913 and Betty Rafferty has had to leave school aged 14. She is lucky to gets a job in a sweet shop, but is bored and looks with envy at her customers who attend the nearby posh girls school. But life in Dublin becomes anything but boring when industrial unrest brings the city to a halt.

Gulliver

Written by Jonathan Swift, Retold by Mary Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

Lost in a land of small people, Gulliver has to learn their ways and avoid starving! Then he lands in a country of giants. A beautifully illustrated and energetic retelling of one of the world's favourite stories.

The Making of Mollie

Written by Anna Carey, Cover design or artwork by Lauren O'Neill

Mollie Carberry's life seems pretty dull until she discovers her older sister Phyllis is a suffragette! When she and her friend Nora get involved they must face the question of how far a girl should go for her beliefs.

Mollie On The March

Written by Anna Carey, Cover design or artwork by Lauren O'Neill

Mollie Carberry is a suffragette! Well, sort of. Mollie and her best friend Nora have been bravely fighting for women’s rights – even though no one else really knows about it. But when they hear a big protest is being planned, they know they have to take part.

The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse

A Trinity College Tale

Written by Erika McGann, By (artist) Lauren O'Neill

Follow the Night-Time Cat, Pangur Bán, as she searches Trinity College for the plump grey mouse. Along the way she asks for help from various figures in Trinity College, from Oscar Wilde to Count Dracula. Will Pangur Bán get her prize or will this mischievous mouse evade capture? An enchanting tale full of adventure and discovery.