Marian Broderick is a writer and editor who lives and works in London. She is second-generation Irish; her parents are from Donegal and Limerick. She spent every summer of her childhood in Ireland and has developed strong links with the place and the people. Wild Irish Women: Extraordinary Lives from History proved hugely popular on publication in 2001 and Marian furthered her research to bring the reader more wild Irish women in Bold, Brilliant & Bad: Irish Women from History (2018).
Wild Irish Love - Great Romances from History
The Witch Apprentice
Anna Kelly is a witch who’s more interested in sleepovers, school friends and soccer than practising her magic.
When Verbena Vile, a mad, bad and dangerous witch, kidnaps Anna’s best friend Mary it’s up to Anna and her cat Charlie to rescue her …
A Book of Mischief and Magic!
Anna’s science teacher really gets on her nerves – but is that a good enough reason to turn her into a giant rat?
What if you were adopted by witches? There’s something very odd going on in Anna Kelly’s new home ...
From patriots to pirates, warriors to writers, and mistresses to male impersonators, this book looks at the unorthodox lives of inspiring Irish women.
The greatest Irish romances from history. With chapters on Inspirations, Love & War, Love Across the Divide, Secrets & Scandals and When Love Goes Wrong, among others, Marian Broderick tells of the men and women whose passions drove them to be together: often in the face of society, family, and even their own safety.
Drawing from recorded histories, 'tall tales' from all four provinces and beautiful illustrations, this is a light-hearted look at the global phenomenon of Saint Patrick, his life and his legacy, the facts and the fiction of his incredible journey from slave to international saint.
What happens to the Christmas tree fairy who falls off her perch?
From every county in Ireland, meet women who made a real difference to the world we live in today. From creative craftswomen to singing sensations, poets to sporting champions, patriots, scientists and more, the stories of amazing women from our history are too often neglected and forgotten.