Book Review – Animal Crackers

Book Review – Animal Crackers

“Animal Crackers” has a striking purple cover. It is light-weight and easy to bring with you to pass the time on long journeys. This book is written by Sarah Webb and illustrated by Alan Nolan. We have several of Sarah Webb’s books (e.g. “Blazing a Trail” and “A...
Book Review – Have You Seen the Dublin Vampire?

Book Review – Have You Seen the Dublin Vampire?

‘Have you seen the Dublin Vampire?’ by Úna Woods is a wonderfully exciting and colourful picture book that deserves a place in all school and home libraries. This hardback picture book tells the story of a Vampire who travels around the various sights and well known...
Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

“The Little Black Sheep of Connemara” by Elizabeth Shaw, is a story that is truly lovely in its simplicity. Polo is a sheepdog who helps the shepherd to mind his sheep and keep them in line. Polo likes being “the boss” and is used to the compliant sheep doing what...
Book Review: My First Book of Ireland

Book Review: My First Book of Ireland

My First Book of Ireland from O’Brien Press, is a fun book aimed at helping young children identify and discover popular Irish objects and symbols. Each object is beautifully illustrated with bright colours on a page of its own. You can find traditional Irish...
Book Review: My First Book of Irish Wildlife

Book Review: My First Book of Irish Wildlife

“My First Book of Irish Wildlife” by O’Brien Press, is an engaging hardback book aimed at introducing young children to the wonderful world of Irish Wildlife. Amazing wildlife living so close, they can be found in their own garden. Filled with beautiful illustrations...
Book Review – Where Are You Puffling?

Book Review – Where Are You Puffling?

“Where Are You Puffling”, from a story by Sean Daly, re-told by Erika McGann, with illustrations by Gerry Daly, is a story about a curious little puffling who lives on Skellig Michael. One sunny morning, she decides to go on an adventure. Her mammy and daddy can’t...