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!
Can Aoife and Aidan solve this mystery, reunite their gang of friends and return to having fun on the football field?
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!
Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. How will they live in a strange country with a gruff old man who probably hates them? And will the family ever be together again?
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.
Rory’s dad, Fox, is a tailer. The BEST in the business! Animals come from all over to have their tails made by him. Rory helps in the shop and one of his jobs is measuring the customers for the tails - which isn't always easy!
But Rory is bored of making the same old tails. He has his own amazing ideas ...
Freya’s always felt different, so when she learns she’s autistic she doesn't want anyone to know. All she wants is to fit in. But does she really need to change herself or can she find friends who like her just the way she is? A novel about friendship, discovering who you really are -- and being ok with that!
I longed to be the hero in the school play,
to make new friends
and have a big birthday –
But I’ve always been stopped
By the Pain in my Chest …
An uplifting story of how children can beat those anxious feelings
Through the lives of three children who died on 21 November 1920, relive the story of Bloody Sunday, when a gaelic football match in Croke Park was the scene of slaughter by British forces. Gripping historical fiction.
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 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?
Raven O’Sullivan doesn’t remember what happened in Hyacinth House five years ago. Her father died during a paranormal investigation there, and she’s pretty certain it’s her fault. Her brother Archer can't resist the opportunity to go back and investigate. But everyone has their secrets, and they all lead back to Hyacinth House …
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.