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Book Cover - Little Explorers Let's Go Building Site

Little Explorers: Let’s Go Building Site

This book is fun! Readers will learn all about the different jobs, machines and materials that are used on a building site. A bonus to this book is the more than 30 flaps that readers can open, explore and learn in more detail about the object they are looking at.

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Pride Reading Guide 2023

Supported by An Post, our Pride Reading Guide 2023 contains 200 LGBTQ+ inclusive stories for young readers aged 0–18.

Book Cover - Bathe the Cat

Bathe the Cat

Granny is coming to visit, and Dad needs all hands on deck. Using alphabet letter tiles, he spells out his to-do list for all the family, but he hasn’t bargained on a mischievous cat! With the letters jumbled up to make new words, all of a sudden they are feeding the mat and scrubbing the fish! Dad is looking more and more flustered, but the kids are having a ball. Will Dad work out what’s going on before Granny arrives?

Book Cover - The Tree Next Door

The Tree Next Door

This heartwarming and uplifting picturebook is an intergenerational tale about the connective power of nature and is effectively brought to life with captivating illustrations. The story focuses on a young girl’s fascination with the large tree in her elderly neighbour’s garden and the loving care and attention it receives from its owner.

Book Cover - I am the Wind: Irish Poems for Children Everywhere

I am the Wind: Irish Poems for Children Everywhere

This outstanding book of poetry whisks you away into a world oh so familiar it feels like a warm hug. Its stunningly soft and soothing illustrations complement the feeling of home which resonates throughout the poems selected.

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Building Communities Reading Guide

A reading list for ages 0–12, designed to inspire building the homes, places and communities of tomorrow.

Book Cover - The Dress in the Window

The Dress in the Window

On the surface, this is an incredibly sweet book about a boy falling in love with a beautiful dress in a shop window. However, a deeper reading shows us a tale of unconditional love, acceptance, and the joy of being your unabashed self.

Book Cover - The Wild

The Wild

‘Once upon a time, somewhere not far away, was The Wild …’ is how this modern fairytale starts. In this picture book, the ‘Wild’, a leafy and magnificent creature is a symbol for our planet, Earth. As the pages unfold, the reader follows the changing relationship between mankind and the Wild, starting with mutual respect and harmony to, as time goes by, disregard and decay.

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Reading Matters reading guide

Published in September 2023, 'Reading Matters' sees the return of the 'best of the year' format to our annual reading guide. 

Book Cover - I'm Going to be a Princess

I'm Going to Be a Princess!

Stephanie Taylor’s multi-layered and thought provoking text teamed with Jade Orlando’s beautifully detailed illustrations make this picture book a treat for the senses. The title, 'I’m Going to Be a Princess', tricks the reader into thinking this is going to be yet another one dimensional girly girl story. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, a clear feminist voice is interwoven with detailed illustrations to send a strong message about self-belief.