Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy is a Dublin-born art maker and obsessive picture-builder. With a keen interest in colour and character, Steve has managed to sneak his singular style into many forms, from Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated feature film Song of the Sea to children’s books and projects for brands worldwide. His work won Best Illustration at the IDI Irish Design Awards 2016. For more, visit www.mrstevemccarthy.com

Steve illustrated Sally Go Round the Stars, which was nominated for Irish Children’s Book of the Year at the Energy Irish Book Awards, and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea, which won!

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Sally Go Round The Stars - Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

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Sally Go Round the Stars

Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Edited by Sarah Webb and Claire Ranson, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A marvellous collection of Irish rhymes to delight any child, beautifully illustrated in this attractive board book.

All royalties to Barnardos.

Sally Go Round The Stars

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb and Claire Ranson, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites.

 

A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

Owls and pussycats, cockles and mussels, golden stockings, wiggly worms and rattlin’ bogs – they’re all here, and more. Another wonderful collection of rhymes to delight any child, from the author and illustrator Sally Go Round the Stars.

 

The One With the Waggly Tail

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

A new, beautifully illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes from the team that brought you Sally Go Round the Stars (short-listed, Irish Book Awards) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea (winner, Irish Book Awards).