Peter is hard at work training sheepdog Blue for the trials at the Ballynoe Fair, while Kate – who wants to be a vet like her mam – is busy with her cheeky pet hen, Hettie. The first book in the Hazel Tree Farm series, following the adventures of the Farrelly family, their neighbours, and a host of furry, woolly and feathery friends!
Whether you’re a fine bit of stuff or you have a head like a lump of wet turf, this invaluable collection of Ireland’s most treasured (and irreverent) sayings is definitely worth having a gander at!
This concise guide, beautifully illustrated with photos and maps, features cultural gems, elegant Georgian architecture and tourist favourites. Everything from Trinity College to Croke Park, the Custom House to Mountjoy Square, the Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar, as well as highlights from further afield.
Eleven year old Bram Stoker, future author of Dracula, escapes school to 1850s Dublin City seeking adventure. There he meets Molly Malone, accomplished sneak thief and part time fishmonger. Together they must thwart the evil Count Vladimir who plans to steal the Irish Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle.
Barnabus Kwerk has a secret. It’s so secret that not even he knows it: but his Aunt Jemima does.
It’s about to change Barnabus’s life forever. And it all begins with the Clockwork …
A heartwarming novel about friendships, relationships and finding your place in the world, Freya Harte is not a Puzzle follows the experiences of an autistic girl as she learns to embrace who she is.
Book 9 in the acclaimed Rugby Spirit series
Eoin’s been promoted early to the Senior Cup team – where he’s the youngest ever player – and he’s not sure if he’s ready for it. A discovery from the earliest days of Irish rugby brings more ghostly encounters for Eoin – and leads him and his friends to tackle a series of crimes at the national stadium.
They roam our hills and wander our country lanes; graze in our valleys and frolic in our fields. Sheep have lived happily beside us in Ireland for some five thousand years – it’s no wonder they’re an unofficial national symbol. Celebrate our wonderful woolly friends, who not only fill our meadows, but also our history and our hearts.
Tá puifín beag cabhrach ina cónaí ar Sceilg Mhichíl.
Nuair a thagann sí ar ubh atá ar strae, tá an puifín ar a dícheall an ubh a thabhairt abhaile go dtína nead féin.
Ach leis an ngaoth ag séideadh agus an ubh ag sleamhnú síos an cnoc beidh cúnamh ag teastáil ó ainmhithe Sceilg Mhichíl chun an ubh a thabhairt abhaile slán!
Dodos are extinct, right?
They’re not! They’re just in disguise, and they’re not the only ones. This book reveals the secrets of the woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and even dinosaurs! These famous creatures are in disguise everywhere, so keep your eyes peeled! You never know who might be right under your nose . . .
The Trooping Fairies arrive in Clonbridge for their revels, awakening other creatures with mischief and chaos in mind. Cat Donnelly and her friends are planning the ultimate trick-or-treating strategy, but with the Fairies in town, this Halloween she needs all her courage and cunning to save her family.
The long-awaited new children’s book from Ireland’s beloved storyteller, bestselling author of Under the Hawthorn Tree, Marita Conlon-McKenna.
When Anna is sent to stay with her dad at Fairy Hill, strange happenings make her begin to wonder if the fairies she’s heard about are real. And if they are, could her little brother Jack be in real danger?
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.
Lissadell House, Sligo, 1915. In the Big House, young housemaid Lily feels life is changing for everyone – decisions are being made by others for her friend Maeve de Markievicz, the countesses daughter, and Lily fears for her new friend Sam also. Can Lily help her friends without getting into too much trouble?
The road of parenthood rarely runs in a straight line, and sometimes we all need a little extra encouragement. Here, author and illustrator Tarsila Kruse offers her little love lessons – observations and suggestions from her own motherhood journey, in sweet, evocative images and inspiring words.
‘Let’s go on an adventure!’ says Aoife. But poor Rosie is an old dog. Can she do it?
With a little imagination and lots of help from everyone they meet along the way, of course she can!
A trip to the park can be just as magical as any adventure to the mountains or the sea - as long as Rosie is there!