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Yellow Flag: For readers aged 6+ (includes Flyers)

Alfie Green and the Magical Gift

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

The first book in an enchanting series of adventures featuring a boy whose life every child will want to have.
Now in paperback

My Garden
My Friend Alfie
Teaching guide to Alfie Green and the Magical Gift

Alfie Green and the Monkey Puzzler

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

The circus has come to town. But it's no ordinary circus. All the kids from Budsville are really excited, except for Alfie who suspects all is not what it seems ...

Monkey Business!
Teaching Guide for Alfie Green and the Monkey Puzzler

Alfie Green and the Supersonic Subway

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

When the Emerald Cactus in the Desert of Doom explodes, Budsville is covered in sparkling green sand ... Soon the evil Desert Elves will arrive on their Scorpion Chariots. How can Alfie stop them?
Alfie Green Book 7

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Buried Treasures
My favourite memory ...

The Leprechaun Who Wished He Wasn't

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Laurence is a leprechaun who has been small for 1100 years and is sick of it! He wants to be TALL. He wants to be cool. Then he meet Phoebe, a large girl who wants to be small.

Teaching ideas for second class from O'Brien Reading Programme
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Red Flag: For readers aged 8+

Fiacla Mhamó

Written by Brianóg Brady Dawson, Illustrated by Michael Connor, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

Cá bhfuil fiacla Mhamó? Tá siad i mála scoile ag Danny! Agus tá siad ar scoil leis, freisin. Tá Danny i dtrioblóid arís.
Sos 6

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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.

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.
Take this quiz after reading Take the Lead to earn your 'Dog's Best Friend' Licence!

Cáitín sa Chistin

Written by Stephanie Dagg, Illustrated by Stephen Hall, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

'Ná bain don cáca sin!' arsa Mam le Cáitín. Ach bhí sé go hálainn! Bhlais Cáitín píosa beag den reoán: go dtí nach raibh fágtha ach cáca lom.
Sos 3

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Sinéad ag Damhsa

Written by Anna Donovan, Illustrated by Susan Cooper, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

Is breá le Sinéad an damhsa. Ach cén saghas damhsa? Damhsa Gaelach? Bailé? Ní hea! Tá Sinéad difriúil -- tá a stíl féin ag an gcailín seo.
Sos 2

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Sailí na Spotaí

Written by Anne Marie Herron, Illustrated by Stephen Hall, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

Is breá le Sailí spotaí. Spotaí ar a cuid eadaigh, spotaí ar a breagáin, spotaí ar gach rud! Ni bheidh Sailí tuirseach de na spotaí sin go deo -- nó an mbeidh?
Sos 5

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Bróga Thomáis

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Margaret Suggs, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

Is fuath le Thomáis bróga a chaitheamh. Is maith leis a bharraicíní beaga. Is breá leis siúl ar an bhféar agus ar na duilleoga. Ach, cad faoin sneachta?
Sos 7

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Deirdre agus an Fear Bréige

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Maeve Kelly

Ba mhaith le Deirdre bheith ina bhanríon sa dráma ar scoil. Is iontach an choróin atá aici. Ach tá an choróin imithe ar maidin. Cad a dhéanfaidh Deirdre?
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Diary Detectives

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

While helping with a car boot sale, Cass finds a very old diary. It talks about picking on the drama kids on the bus, and a horrible prank played  during their end-of-year show. Who wrote the diary? Can the Bubble Street Gang unmask the wicked writer?

Cass and the Bubble Street Gang Book 3

Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney