Celebrating Irish Children’s Books | Online School and Family Book Festival. This year we are part of the Dublin Book Festival.

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NICOLA COLTON A Dublin Christmas cover (1)

A Dublin Christmas

To Orla, Christmas means Gran, so when it looks like Gran won’t make it this year, everything feels a lot less festive. And with Christmas

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Stick Boy

It’s tough fitting in when you’re born to stick out! From the moment Stick Boy and his family move to Little Town, there is way

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Bad Panda

Are you sick of being utterly adorable?Tired of being cuddled and hugged?Fed up of having your head confused for your bottom because you just so

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Mr Spicebag

Be warned, Reader, this book isn’t about a normal spice bag, nor is it about a normal boy. Quite the opposite. This book is about the Spice Bag, and

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Ó Am go hAm

Everyone in Aoife’s house is obsessed with History- everyone except Aoife! She does not understand why her Mother spends all day at the old local

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The Vanishing Lake

Something mysterious is happening at Grandad’s lake. There are days the lake is beautiful, shimmering, and full. And then there are other days . .

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The Last Seaweed Pie

Written by Wenda Shurety, Illustrated by Paddy Donnelly The Sea-ple live in the ocean and the Tree-ple live in the jungle. When the Tree-ple start

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Maybe

A trio of misbehaving, mango-loving monkeys have a close call as the creator of Don’t Worry, Little Crab gives readers a taste of vicarious mischief. Three little

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Lily’s Dream

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

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Rescuing Titanic

Deep in the dark North Atlantic night, the majestic ocean liner Titanic strikes ice and quickly begins to sink. It radiates out an “S-O-S” distress

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Eoinín

Eoinín has a beautiful new kite. But making it fly is a tricky business! Little ones will love helping Eoinín in this fun, interactive adventure.

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Look, Puppy!

Hello, puppy! We don’t know where you came from. We don’t know what kind of dog you are. We’ve been waiting and waiting for you

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Big Dance

As Pippa watches her friends express themselves through their special dance moves, she wonders if she will ever find the dance in herself. With gentle

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Hom

Hom is the last of his kind. I don’t know what kind of creature he is, and nobody knows he exists… apart from me. When

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Girls Play Too: Book 2

Irish sportswomen continue to make headlines! Whether it is Kellie Harrington’s dominance in the boxing ring, or Rachael Blackmore’s phenomenal success in 2021, as the

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No Ordinary Joe

All sorts of labels are put on my brotherbut that doesn’t mean he’s any one thing.At the end of the day, they’re just words.A pile

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Football Spirit

Eoin Madden and his friends are back at school. After three years on the Junior Cup rugby team, there’s time to play soccer for a

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Winds of Change

Ireland, 2020. As Garrett traces his family history, he discovers that some secrets just can’t be kept. Ireland, 1880s. Can three children stay friends when

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All The Money in the World

Fifteen-year-old Penny longs for something better. Better than a small, damp flat. Better than her bullying classmates and uninterested teachers. Better than misery and poverty

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Up on the Mountain

Up on the mountain we followed a small path through the woods … So begins the latest story from the award-winning author and illustrator Peter

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The Ravens Call Sinead O'Hart

The Ravens’ Call

The king’s ravenkeeper and his daughter, Alys, are part of a long line of proud royal ravenkeepers and they know the ravens well. So, when

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Skyborn Sinead O'Hart

Skyborn

The circus has seen better days, but for Bastjan it’s home. He will do anything he can to save it, even if it means participating

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The Star-Spun Web Sinead O'Hart

Star Spun Web

When Tess leaves her orphanage home for a new life with a distant relative, she hopes to find answers to her mysterious origins. But on

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The Eye of the north Sinead O'Hart

Eye of the North

When Emmeline’s parents mysteriously disappear, she finds herself flung into an adventure that takes her to the frozen north. There evil Dr Siegfriend Bauer is

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An t-Oileán Thiar

Is fada le Fia go dtabharfaidh sí cuairt ar an oileán draíochta, áit a bhfuil an t-aer lán le rúin. ​Oíche amháin, síneann ga gealaí

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Would You Like a Banana?

Award-winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail’s delightfully funny picture book featuring a very stubborn gorilla will have the whole family laughing! Gorilla is hungry but there is

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Geansaí Ottó

Tá stíl ag Ottó agus is breá leis éadaí deasa. Ach ní thuigeann Mamó rud ar bith faoi chúrsaí faisin. Nuair a thagann geansaí gránna

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What We’ll Build

From internationally bestselling and world-renowned picture book creator Oliver Jeffers comes the companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are! What shall we build, you

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Mór agus Muilc

Leabhar pictiúir do pháistí, bunaithe ar scéal traidisiúnta as Tír Chonaill. Cuireann sé síos ar an bheirt charachtar, Mór agus Muilc, agus na heachtraí a

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Elsetime

A haunting story of friendship, courage, time-travel and a very special crow. It is January 6th 1928, the day before the Great Flood. There’s a

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The Haunted Lake

In famed author-illustrator P.J. Lynch’s gorgeous tale, he creates two worlds—underwater and above—to tell an epic and haunting love story. Jacob and his father are

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The Dead Zoo

Mr Gray is a very serious man. And he is in charge of a very old, very serious museum filled to the brim with stuffed

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Fizzy and Bandit

A fun, heartwarming and humorous story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.Fizzy wants a dog. Not just any dog though

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Mermaid School

It is Marnie Blue’s very first day at Lady Sealia Foam’s Mermaid School, and she’s terrified. What if she can’t make any new friends, or

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MÍP

Is í MÍP an róbat is cliste dár déanadh riamh. Tá sí á seoladh go Mars, le fáil amach an bhfuil  eachtráin ina gcónaí ann.

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Lily Steps Up

From the author of Lily at Lissadell and the ‘Alice & Megan’, ‘Eva’ and ‘Time After Time’ series Lissadell House, Sligo, 1913 Friends Lily and

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Holy Shocking Saints

Holy Shocking Saints is a beautifully illustrated book celebrating the extraordinary lives of twelve remarkable people. Whether mystics, healers or holy people, their strong belief

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