Children’s History

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill
By June 10, 2016 Read More →

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill

Following on from the huge success of his first book Shackleton’s Journey, Kate Greenaway Medal winner William Grill takes us back to the dying days of the old west in The Wolves of Currumpaw.

Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!
By March 23, 2016 Read More →

Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!

We have a fantastic selection of all things Irish in our children’s section, just in time to get you prepared for the 1916 centenary celebrations! It can often be hard to get kids interested in historical fiction but luckily children’s manager Ruth is here with her pick of the best in Irish children’s historical fiction on [...]

Tom Crean’s Rabbit by Meredith Hooper
By June 25, 2015 Read More →

Tom Crean’s Rabbit by Meredith Hooper

Charlie Byrne’s has just received a unique and beautiful picture book all about Tom Crean.

Vintage Ladybird books
By July 16, 2013 Read More →

Vintage Ladybird books

Do you remember these? We’re all delighted to see so many vintage Ladybird books and reminisce about their covers and illustrations and reading them over and over. Our childhood favourite’s were the Read-It-Yourself books and abridged classics. I could personally recite The Magic Porridge Pot without looking at the pages. These have sparked lots of [...]