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Ireland - Books for Children -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Ireland, Scotland & Wales /
Related booklists: International Books for Children, Ireland - Books for Young Adults,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History by Siobhán Parkinson, illustrated by Bren Luke
    Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History - by Siobhán Parkinson, illustrated by Bren Luke

    £11.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910411964 | ISBN 10: 1910411965

    Twenty illustrated essays on Irish women, historical and contemporary, who have defied cultural norms, achieved great things and in some way rocked the system. The subjects include Irish women from Queen Medb to Eileen Gray, from Constance Markievicz ... more

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  • Cover image of book Historopedia: The Story of Ireland From Then Until Now by Fatti Burke and John Burke
    Historopedia: The Story of Ireland From Then Until Now - by Fatti Burke and John Burke

    £21.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780717171132 | ISBN 10: 0717171132

    It’s A Time-Travelling Journey Through Ireland... It’s A Historopedia!   Buckle up and get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland’s history. This breathtakingly exciting book discovers I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Across the Divide by Brian Gallagher
    Across the Divide - by Brian Gallagher

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847171726 | ISBN 10: 1847171729

    What happens when your best friend ought to be your enemy? Liam and Nora form an unlikely friendship when he lends her a helping hand during a music competition. Liam's father, a mechanic, is a proud trade union member, while Nora's father is a pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Esty
    Esty's Gold - by Mary Arrigan

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781845079659 | ISBN 10: 1845079655

    Esty Maher's family is uprooted and torn apart during the Irish potato famine - 'the Hunger'. Esty is sent into service, but dreams of going to Australia to find gold, and manages to get assisted passage for her family and friends.   However, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghost of Grania O
    The Ghost of Grania O'Malley - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405233408 | ISBN 10: 1405233400

    From master storyteller Michael Morpurgo comes The Ghost of Grania O'Malley. Everyone knows the Big Hill is full of gold, and now the islanders are intent on cutting the top off it and making themselves rich. Jessie and Jake are determined to sa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kate by Siobhan Parkinson
    Kate - by Siobhan Parkinson

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780862789930 | ISBN 10: 0862789931

    When Kate goes to her very first Irish dancing lesson she is smitten: It's like flying, she decides. Its the best thing she's ever done. But, coming from a poor family in Dublin's Liberties in the 1930s, how can Kate continue with her dancing? How c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irish Myths and Legends by Ita Daly and Bee Willey
    Irish Myths and Legends - by Ita Daly and Bee Willey

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780192754547 | ISBN 10: 0192754548

    King Balor has an evil eye so powerful that anyone who looks into it falls dead on the spot. Daring young warrior Lugh of the Long Arm is ready for the challenge. But will he survive?  Here are stories of bravery and of magic, of heroes, fairies ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from Old Ireland by Malachy Doyle and Niamh Sharkey
    Tales from Old Ireland - by Malachy Doyle and Niamh Sharkey

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781905236039 | ISBN 10: 1905236034

    This enchanting collection of favourite Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every hearth.  Described by Malachy Doyle in captivating language, the larger-than-life characters, dramatic landscapes, and magical happenings of all the tale ... more

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  • Cover image of book How I Survived the Irish Famine: The Journal of Mary O
    How I Survived the Irish Famine: The Journal of Mary O' Flynn - by Laura Wilson

    £8.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780717131501 | ISBN 10: 0717131505

    A fictionalized account of one family's survival of the Irish famine told through the eyes of 12-year-old Mary O'Flynn.  Photography of artefacts and interiors helps to convey the O'Flynns' struggle to survive and, with Mary's journal, aims ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guns of Easter by Gerard Whelan
    The Guns of Easter - by Gerard Whelan

    £6.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780862784492 | ISBN 10: 0862784492

    It is 1916 and Europe is at war. From the poverty of the Dublin slums twelve-year-old Jimmy Conway sees it all as glorious, and loves the British Army for which his father is fighting. But when war comes to his own streets Jimmy's loyalties are divid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lockie and Dadge by Frank Murphy
    Lockie and Dadge - by Frank Murphy

    £6.50   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780862784249 | ISBN 10: 0862784247

    Lockie is a bit of a misfit. Orphaned, he is placed in foster home after foster home, but somehow he never settles in. 'Troublemaker' is the general verdict.  He runs away and meets up with some colourful characters - Dadge and his strange ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pony Express by Mairin Johnston
    The Pony Express - by Mairin Johnston

    £5.50   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9781855940871 | ISBN 10: 1855940876

    One day, 13-year-old Kate witnesses a scene of cruelty involving a number of donkeys and learns that they are bound for "The Pony Express". Kate then discovers that the mother of her foal is one of the victims and resolves to save the animals. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irish for Beginners by Angela Wilkes and John Shackell
    Irish for Beginners - by Angela Wilkes and John Shackell

    £7.99   paperback   (1989) - ISBN 13: 9780746003831 | ISBN 10: 0746003838

    This title deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. Irish grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice. This title is part of a series providing a thorough grounding in useful, basic l ... more

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