Book Review: Sam Hannigan and the Last Dodo

Book Review: Sam Hannigan and the Last Dodo

Summary: Sam Hannigan is a witty, clever, humorous and talented girl. She and her brother Bruno live with their eccentric, potty Nanny Gigg. They live in Clobberstown, Co. Dublin. They love animals and even have a shelter at the bottom of their garden. While Bruno is...
Book Review – Eva and the Perfect Rain

Book Review – Eva and the Perfect Rain

“Eva and the Perfect Rain” is a picture book by Tatyana Feeney. About: Eva has a new umbrella and is looking for the perfect rain shower to try it out. What Happens? It is raining again and Eva goes outside to use her new umbrella. She is hoping for the perfect rain...
Book Review: Where Are You Puffling?

Book Review: Where Are You Puffling?

“Where Are You Puffling” is a picture book by Erika McGann and Gerry Daly. This exciting adventure is set on the Skellig Islands off the coast of Co. Kerry, Ireland. These islands are home to thousands of birds, sea and wildlife. The main characters of this adventure...
Book Review: My Tale Untold

Book Review: My Tale Untold

“My Tale Untold” is an independently published picture book by the Friends of Sligo Gaol in conjunction with author/illustrator Wayne O’Connor. It was published to mark the 200th anniversary this year of the foundation of Sligo Gaol, a building which partially remains...
Book Report – You’ve Got a Friend

Book Report – You’ve Got a Friend

“You’ve Got a Friend” by Judi Curtin is about Eddie (Molly’s dad) who has come back from Africa. Molly’s dad had no friends. He could not talk to his brother. Molly and Beth wanted to find out what was the problem. They went back in time to see could they find out...
Book Review – Blazing a Trail

Book Review – Blazing a Trail

“Blazing a Trail” by Sarah Webb is an amazing, inspirational book that consists of great illustrations by Lauren O’Neill. I’d recommend this book for children 11 years and above. The book consists of Irish Women who revolutionised the rights for us girls and women...