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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.

Cover of Pride Reading Guide

Pride Reading Guide 2023

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

Protecting Our Planet - Senior List Cover

Protecting Our Planet (Senior)

Are you a parent or guardian looking for books related to your child’s interests, or recommendations to help them branch out into new genres? Are you a teacher looking for books on a particular theme or topic? Look no further than our themed reading lists for a huge variety of brilliant book recommendations for children of all ages!

Protecting Our Planet - Junior List Cover

Protecting Our Planet (Junior)

Are you a parent or guardian looking for books related to your child’s interests, or recommendations to help them branch out into new genres? Are you a teacher looking for books on a particular theme or topic? Look no further than our themed reading lists for a huge variety of brilliant book recommendations for children of all ages!

Book Cover - Our World: Ukraine

Our World: Ukraine

Part of the Our World series, this touching boardbook takes young readers through a day in the life of children in Ukraine. Aimed at avoiding stereotypes, this series is written and illustrated by creators from the country in question.

Book Cover - Martha Maps It Out In Time!

Martha Maps It Out In Time!

This lively and hugely enjoyable picturebook is the sequel to the lovely Martha Maps It Out with educational illustrated content shared in an offbeat style on every fun-filled page from talented writer-illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson.

Inis magazine - issue 71

Inis magazine: issue 71, April 2024

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.

Book Cover – The Destroyer of Worlds: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

The Destroyer of Worlds: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

The latest in the In A Nutshell series acts as a poignant retelling of the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer for child readers. Oppenheimer, a theoretical physicist from the United States of America, was the director of the Manhattan Project during World War II and known by many as ‘the father of the atomic bomb’.

Book Cover - Once Upon a Big Idea: The Story of Inventions

Once Upon a Big Idea: The Story of Inventions

This captivatingly illustrated non-fiction book is a great introduction to the fascinating history of inventions. Seamlessly combining ancient and modern inventions, readers are taken on a balanced journey that involves rocks, metals, wheels, modern plastics and beyond.

Cover - A Stinky History of Toilets

A Stinky History of Toilets

This funny and educational book will take you on a journey across the world and through time, all through the medium of the toilet. It is packed full of fun facts and historical stories, all involving toilets and poo! It covers all you could possibly need or want to know about topics relating to the loo, including the history of toilet paper, how sewage systems work and inventions and innovations from long ago right up to the present. The reader learns about historical events, and scientific advancements, all in a light-hearted and engaging way.