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...
Book Review: Island of Adventures

Book Review: Island of Adventures

“Island of Adventures” is a factual book about things to do in Ireland. I would recommend it to both families and adults. I would give it to children between the ages of seven and ten because it is quite easy to read. I could definitely imagine a tourist buying this...
Book Review – The Pooka Party

Book Review – The Pooka Party

The Pooka Party, by Shona Shirley McDonald, is a delightful and whimsical romp of a story.  Beautifully illustrated throughout, it tells the story of a poor lonely magical goat or Pooka who decides to hold a party to reconnect with all his friends. The Pooka emails...
Book Review – Kilmainham Gaol

Book Review – Kilmainham Gaol

I was very excited on Tuesday when my teacher handed me “Kilmainham Gaol” by Andrew O’ Connor, to read and review. I love history and really enjoyed studying the stories of the famine and the 1916 rising which had strong links to the Gaol. This book is a reflection of...
Book Review: Tomi

Book Review: Tomi

‘Tomi’ is a true story, based on Tomi Riechental’s childhood experiences of the horrors of the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time in World War 2 when Jews were treated like criminals and brutally murdered simply because of their different religion. Many people...
Book Review: Leo’s War

Book Review: Leo’s War

“Leo’s War”, written by Patricia Murphy, is a wartime adventure story which takes place in Rome during World War II at a time when the Germans occupied Italy. Leo and his sister Ruby live with their mother just outside Rome and their father is away fighting against...