Judi Curtin

Judi Curtin

Judi Curtin is the best-selling author of the ‘Alice and Megan’ series, the 'Eva' series. several other books. Judi's new series, beginning with Time After Time, is about Beth and Molly, accidental time-travelling best friends. Judi Curtin won the Irish Book Award Senior 2017 for Stand By Me.

Lily Steps Up - A Lissadell Story

Eva's Journey

Leave it to Eva

Eva and the Hidden Diary

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Lily at Lissadell

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Lily Steps Up - A Lissadell Story

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Time After Time

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Stand By Me

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You've Got A Friend

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Alice Next Door

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Alice Again

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Don't Ask Alice

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Alice in the Middle

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Bonjour Alice

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Eva's Journey

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Eva's Holiday

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  • Download Activity sheets: Conversation Collage: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: In The News: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: My Favourite Place: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: My Travel Diary: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: Police Report: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: The Tree Ring: an activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

  • Download Activity sheets: What Can You Say? An activity based on the book Eva's Holiday. By Peter Heaney.

Leave it to Eva

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Lily's Dream

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

The further adventures of Lily: life as a maid in Lissadell House is always interesting, but with her friendship with Maeve under strain, a war in Europe starting and uncertainty about her future, she needs all her wits about her!

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Lily Steps Up

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover design or artwork by Rachel Corcoran

Lily and Nellie work hard as housemaids in Lissadell. And yet their days are full of friendship, fun, and even madcap bicycle rides with Maeve, daughter of the famous Republican, Countess Markievicz. But Nellie is all alone in the world; she grew up in the workhouse, where she was separated from her sisters. Lily longs to help her, but how can she?

Alice and Megan Series

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Alice and Megan are best friends who simply have to be together! It would be so much easier if they didn't have to deal with all the other people: family, classmates, teachers, ...

All eight books in the series, as well as the fabulous Alice and Megan's Cookbook for a great price!

Lily at Lissadell

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover design or artwork by Rachel Corcoran

When Lily is a young teenager, the time comes for her and her friends to leave school and find work; some are emigrating to America, some going to work in shops. Lily is going into service in the Big House – Lissadell. A warm and engaging story about friendship, life in the early 20th century and how the political world affects everyone.

You've Got A Friend

The fantastic follow-up to Time After Time and Stand By Me

Families are so complicated! Molly’s dad seems so lonely. He lives on his own, he won’t get a pet, he doesn’t get on with his brother … Best friends Molly and Beth suspect his problems lie in his past, but what can two thirteen-year-olds do about that?

Stand By Me

What if something happened long ago that still makes you sad? Graham is Molly and Beth’s favourite uncle, so they really want to help him fix the past – and since the girls know of a mysterious door that can take them back in time, maybe they can!

 

Time After Time

Molly and Beth are best friends but they aren't too happy when their families move in together. But when the two are accidently transported back to the past, they have a chance to see the world through their parents’ eyes ...

 

Only Eva

Eva Gordon doesn't like mysteries – so when new girl Aretta hurries away after school every day Eva's determined to find out why. And Aretta's not the only person Eva's interested in – her friend's granny has been parted from her beloved dog, so Eva decides to cheer her up. But can she?

Viva Alice!

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Alice and Megan go to Lanzarote with Grace, for some fun in the sun. But life's never simple when Alice is around, and now she wants to fix Grace’s brother’s love life! Alice's schemes seem crazy, but sometimes she really can sort things out. Maybe Megan just needs to trust her best friend – even if it means helping mean girl, Melissa ...

Eva and the Hidden Diary

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

When Eva and Kate find an old diary, they end up determined to right old wrongs! But they can’t spend all their time living in the past as the present, too, is throwing all sorts of challenges at them …

But when the girls get together they can handle anything!

Alice Again

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Alice and Megan are back!
While enjoying spring mid-term together they plot to get rid of Alice's Mum's new boyfriend.
More fun in the sequel to Alice Next Door.

Alice in the Middle

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Megan can’t wait to go away to Summer Camp with her best friend Alice. But when Alice makes friends with Hazel, Megan begins to feel left out.

The fourth book about Alice and Megan

Bonjour Alice

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Megan’s really looking forward to the summer holidays – her whole family is going to France, and best of all Alice is coming too!

The fifth book about Alice and Megan

Alice to the Rescue

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition - but it causes huge problems for Alice and Megan's friendship.
The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.

Alice & Megan Forever

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Megan and Alice are starting secondary school; with new subjects, new teachers and new friends, it’s going to take a bit of getting used to.
The sixth book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.

See If I Care

Written by Judi Curtin and Roisin Meaney

Life is not going well for reluctant penpals Luke and Elma, so they invent new, more glamorous lives for themselves in their correspondance, little realising how similar their true lives actually are...