Children’s Books

Little Knitten – James I Keogh
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Little Knitten – James I Keogh

We currently stock this gorgeous book, Little Knitten by Galway-based  James I Keogh. It’s published by Tribes press. this children’s book is full of charm and beautifully illustrated.

The President’s Cat – Peter Donnelly
By November 28, 2018 Read More →

The President’s Cat – Peter Donnelly

We’ve found it – The President’s Cat! We’d wondered where it had gotten to. Congratulations to Peter Donnelly whose book The President’s Cat won Children’s Book of the Year (Junior) at the An Post Irish Book Awards. 2018. Copies available in-store.

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Blazing a Trail – Sarah Webb
By November 28, 2018 Read More →

Blazing a Trail – Sarah Webb

Congratulations to Sarah Webb, author of Blazing a Trail, which won Children’s book of the Year (Senior) at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018. Copies available in-store.

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One Christmas Wish – Katherine Rundell
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

One Christmas Wish – Katherine Rundell

It’s Christmas Eve and Theo, left at home with a babysitter, sees an odd-looking star out of his window. He decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to disentangle themselves from the tree behind him, ready to wreak a little [...]

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The Ways of the Wolf
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

The Ways of the Wolf

The Ways of the Wolf – Smriti Prasadam-Halls and Jonathan Woodward A hardback non-fiction book about wolves exploring  the family life of these mysterious creatures. Beautifully illustrated with breathtaking papercut collage artwork by wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward. This pack will prowl the wilderness and our imagination. €15.60    

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Tangleweed and Brine- Deirdre Sullivan
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Tangleweed and Brine- Deirdre Sullivan

Galway Native Deirdre Sullivan is winning awards everywhere for her latest book ‘Tangleweed and Brine’. A rethinking of the destinies of women in classic fairy tales with distinctive illustrations by Karen Vaughan this book is an enchanting and thought provoking read. In the tradition of Angela Carter, stories such as Cinderella and Rumplestiltskin are given [...]

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
By May 25, 2017 Read More →

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

  Available in the shop is the wonderful Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favelli and Francesca Cavallo, which comes highly recommended by our staff ! What if the princess didn’t marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what [...]

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The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

New in our children’s section is The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop, illustrated by Ashley King.  This story is about a little girl named Property Jones, so-called because she was left in the lost property cupboard of a bookshop when she was five years old. Property loves living in the bookshop, but she has a [...]

A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell

New in our children’s section is A dangerous crossing, One boy’s flight out of Syria by Jane Mitchell. Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous [...]

Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens

New in our children’s section is Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens. Daisy and Hazel invite you to discover their untold stories . . . Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are famous for the murder cases they have solved – but there are many other mysteries in the pages of Hazel’s casebook, from the [...]