Reviewer:

Tegan Forde

Book Cover: The Red Gloves and Other Stories

The Red Gloves and Other Stories

The Red Gloves and Other Stories is a spooky and atmospheric collection of short stories inspired by a variety of Welsh myths and folktales. From a menacing pair of red gloves that have a mind of their own, to a mysterious snow-white hare that arrives in the night with much more to it than meets the eye, this collection has it all!

Book Cover - Realm of the Hare

Realm of the Hare

An atmospheric and strikingly lyrical fantasy tale that draws inspiration from a variety of mythologies in an allegorical exploration of humankind’s destruction of nature. Lovett tells the story of twelve-year-old Boudicca Moriarty, who must move to her grandparents’ farm in Ireland following the mysterious disappearance of her mother. There, under the careful watch of a wild hare, Boudicca discovers the ancient realm of the Ullauns and realises her fate to become one of the Ullaunites, a band of child warriors defending nature from villain Mustela and his evil army.

Book Cover - Remarkable Creatures: A Guide to Some of Ireland’s Disappearing Animals

Remarkable Creatures: A Guide to Some of Ireland’s Disappearing Animals

Remarkable Creatures is a visually stunning and informative guidebook that teaches young readers about the endangered creatures of Ireland and suggests actions they can take to help protect them. Arranged in a scrapbook style, the book takes a multi-faceted approach to teaching, with vibrant illustrations, bite-sized facts, and a variety of activities included to help readers become active players in the conservation of creatures such as the Great Yellow Bumblebee, and the Barn Owl.

Book Cover - The Once and Future Queen: Secrets of the Starcrossed

The Once and Future Queen: Secrets of the Starcrossed

Secrets of the Starcrossed is the exciting opening novel of The Once and Future Queen series which blends an alternate history with fantasy. Set in a fictional reality where the Roman Empire has not fallen, the series tells the story of Londinium teenager Cassandra who unearths her true identity and discovers that her fate is far greater than she could ever have imagined. In this, the first of the series, we follow Cassandra as she befriends mysterious rebel Devyn who has come from beyond the walls of Londinium to seek a lost girl with magic in her blood.