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Black Flag: Picture books and storytelling to read aloud

The Fridge in a Denim Jacket!

Written by Zig and Zag

Celebrate quarter of a century since Zig and Zag released their first hilarious book. The pair of furry extraterrestrials found fame in the UK on Channel 4 breakfast show The Big Breakfast. Take a trip down memory lane, back to when Zig and Zig filled the airwaves with their irreverent humour!

Mouse TV

The mouse family are crazy about TV, but one night disaster strikes- the TV breaks down. What are the mice to do?

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

Alfie Green and a Sink Full of Frogs

Written by Joe O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean Texier

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

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

The Big Break Detectives Casebook

Written by and Illustrated by Alan Nolan

The Big Break Detectives: three school friends who, from their secret base under the school, solve crimes, right wrongs, unravel mysteries and nab evil-doers - all on their lunch break!

An exciting graphic novel for children of all ages.

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.

The Lough Neagh Monster

Written by Sam McBratney, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

When NESSIE arrives from Scotland to visit her monster cousin NOBLETT there is bound to be trouble.


Noblett loves his peaceful secret garden and has little time for his troublesome cousin from Loch Ness.

Marco Moves In

Written by Gerry Boland, Illustrated by Áine McGuinness

A grizzly bear walked all the way from the zoo to my front door and not a single person noticed him. I suppose it helped that it was night, and that he was wearing a big black duffle coat.

Patrick makes his unexpected guest at home, while keeping him hidden from the neighbours, police and his very distractable mum!

Marco: Master of Disguise

Written by Gerry Boland, Illustrated by Áine McGuinness

Most of my class class had a pet of some sort. But no one I knew had a grizzly bear sleeping in their garden shed. Marco wasn't a pet, of course. He was my friend. My best friend.

Can Patrick stop Marco being sent back to the zoo? An absurd and hilarious tale of real friendship.

Marco: Moonwalker

Written by Gerry Boland, Illustrated by Áine McGuinness

In their latest escapade, Marco Moonwalker, Patrick discovers that Marco can play the trombone, banjo and even dance like Michael Jackson! But disaster strikes when he is spotted without his mask: how will Patrick and Mum get him out of the Zoo again?

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Red Flag: For readers aged 8+

Animals Don't Have Ghosts

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Cathy Henderson

A witty and engaging account of a visit to the weird and wonderful city of Dublin, where Michelle's country cousins struggle to understand the curious local customs.

Boom Chicka Boom

Written by Liz Weir, Illustrated by Josip Lizatovic

Nine enchanting stories from a master storyteller, available on book and audio CD. Full of magic and drama.

Charlie Harte and his Two-Wheeled Tiger

Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Celine Kiernan

Charlie assembles a strange-looking bike from old bits and pieces - not exactly cool, but full of character - which changes his life!

The Great Pig Escape

Written by Linda Moller, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Runtling the pig and his siblings narrowly escape the terrible fate of being sold at the market. While making their way across country, they learn all sorts of new things about themselves, about humans and about the world outside the farmyard.

Thar an Trasnán

Written by Aine Ní Ghlinn, Illustrated by Paul Bolger

Cluiche peile ag rang a sé. Buachaillí in aghaidh cailíní. Deir na múinteoirí nach bhfuil ann ach spraoi! Dar le hEoghan, áfach, tá i bhfad níos mó ná sin i gceist! Bród! Onóir! Stádas na mbuachaillí!

Wolfgran

Written by Finbar O'Connor, Illustrated by Martin Fagan

A sequel to the story of Little Red Riding Hood, Wolfgran is a wonderfully irreverent take on the world of fairy tales. Disguised as a little old lady, the Wolf is causing mayhem as he prowls the city streets.