The Good Liar

Asked to recount his wartime experiences, the old painter Marcel looks back on a childhood touched by war but almost oblivious to its importance. Living in a small village in Occupied France during the Second World War, the child Marcel and his two older brothers René...
Dream Invader

Dream Invader

When Saskia goes to stay with her uncle and aunt she finds them worried about her little cousin Simon, who is having terrible dreams. Something strange is definitely going on and it seems to be centred on Simon’s car-shaped bed that once belonged to another little...

Cherokee

Gene’s grandfather, Cherokee, is a famous jazz musician and Gene travels the world with him. He loves the life and his only ambition is to be a musician too. But his aunt is totally opposed to the idea and when Gene is left on an island by accident, she sees her...

Call of the Whales

Over three summers, Tyke journeys with his anthropologist father to the remote and icy wilderness of the Arctic. Each summer brings short intense friendships with the Eskimos, and adventures ‘which Mum doesn’t need to know about’. Tyke is saved from drowning and...

Brian Boru

This is a book of  historical fiction for children with a personalised account of the life of Brian Boru, from his childhood in the midst of a large warrior family to his final role as High King of Ireland. This book by Morgan Llywelyn is aimed at pupils in senior...