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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.

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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.

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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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Black & Irish: Legends, Trailblazers and Everyday Heroes

The first collection of its kind, Black & Irish is an exciting non-fiction book that celebrates many iconic Black Irish people and their achievements. With actors, writers, fashion influencers, doctors, activists, musicians, sports stars, academics, and many more, this book acts as a tribute to several inspirational figures of all ages.

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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. 

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This colourful picturebook invites readers to ‘take a peek inside your mind’ and that is exactly what it does. The very first illustration literally lifts the lid on the subject of brains, showing us what we would see if we took off the top of our skull.

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Paws, Claws, Tails & Roars: Brian Wildsmith's Animal Kingdom

Have you ever wondered what a group of leopards is called? What about parrots, or seahorses? Clearly organizsed into three categories - wild animals, birds and fishes - this anthology of the animal world will make young readers' experts in the collective nouns of each of the species featured. Each spread is accompanied by a short lyrical text, giving the opportunity to pause and admire the true showstopper of this book: Wildsmith’s mesmerizing illustrations.

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Inis magazine: issue 66, July 2022

Inis is the magazine of Children's Books Ireland. Within these pages you will find features and articles on Irish and international children's books as well as in-depth reviews of new titles for children and teenagers. With its range of expert contributors, this is a key resource for teachers, writers, illustrators, librarians, parents/guardians and everyone interested in children's books.

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What Can You See at the Zoo?

Any child who has an interest in animals will enjoy this fun and interactive book discovering all sorts of animals, reptiles and insects on their way. Children can really get a great insight into animals in their various habitats, from rainforest to the Arctic.