Flossie McFluff: An Irish Fairy

From Eoin O’Brien, and illustrated by Audrey Dowling, Flossie McFluff is a unique series of new Irish tales that will inspire children and adults to search for fairies the next time they’re walking through the woods. The book brings traditional Irish myths into a modern setting that will inspire and delight young readers. This is the perfect book to introduce Irish children, as well as readers all around the world, to some of Ireland’s unique myths with a new twist.

Flossie McFluff helps inhabitants of the woods near her oak-tree home with each of their unique problems. She is a feisty fairy who demonstrates the importance of kindness and friendship with each tale. As we travel with Flossie, we are introduced to some faces that may be familiar, but in a way that feels fresh and exciting.

There is an unmistakeable modern Irish voice serving as narrator, providing a very special fairy story that will be enjoyed by any child who loves some magic in their life. O’Brien tells a charming tale that reimagines the forest fairy myth for a new Irish-interest audience. The stories told through rhyme, combined with Dowling’s bright and colourful illustrations, will transport readers to Flossie’s magical forest. Adventure and magic await anyone who opens this book.

About the Author
Eoin O'Brien Headshot
Eoin O’Brien is a songwriter and musician, a writer and illustrator. He enjoys nothing more than a good old singsong around a kitchen table or a bonfire. He lives with his fantastic wife, two beautiful children and a dog, in historic Glasnevin in north Dublin.
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About the Illustrator
Audrey Dowling Headshot
Audrey Dowling is a French artist and illustrator living in County Kilkenny. She initially pursued a career in the fashion industry in Paris but somehow ended up in the Irish countryside. Her surroundings inspire her work, as well as folklore from all cultures, fairy tales and vintage imagery. Her universe is colourful and narrative, often praised as graceful and poetic.
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Book Cover - Flossie McFluff: An Irish Fairy
Publication Date
April 2021