Childrens Books Ireland Recommend 5-8

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A Sea of Stories

Bishop, Sylvia
Roo loves visiting Grandpa in his cottage by the sea. The house is filled with objects and each holds an incredible adventure from Grandpa's past. But some memories are too big to keep inside. How can Roo help Grandpa remember those?

Amelia Earhart Adventurer and Aviator

Carroll, Ann

The Golden Cage

Castagnoli, Anna
Valentina the emperor's daughter is an obsessive collector of exotic birds. Her servants track down every bird she desires - just one remains unfound: a bird that talks. Servants search far and wide to fulfill her impossible quest - and she beheads those who fail. In Valentina's palace, heads roll every day! Will the golden cage ever be filled?

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea! (Narwhal and Jelly 1)

Clanton, Ben
'Hilarious and charming' - Dav Pilkey, bestselling author of Dogman and Captain Underpants

Jasper and Scruff

Colton, Nicola
Jasper is desperate to impress the Sophisticat society members, and doesn't want Scruff bounding into his life to create chaos in his flat. But sometimes, friends know exactly what you need...

Molly and the Whale

Doyle, Malachy
Molly and the Whale is a moving tale from master storyteller Malachy Doyle and illustrator Andrew Whitson about working together to help a creature back into its habitat. 'timeless and enchanting fable about the power of faith, the price of sacrifice, and the joy of hope which will be read endlessly by children and adults alike.' Children's Books Ireland

The Fate of Fausto

Jeffers, Oliver
A stunningly presented modern-day fable from world-renowned talent Oliver Jeffers.

Scavenger Hunt

McGann, Erika
Book 4 in the Cass and the Bubble Street Gang series! When an elderly woman called Carmella loses her locket, Cass must put her detective skills to the test to solve the mystery of golden locket.

The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse: A Trinity College Tale

McGann, Erika
Follow, the Night-Time Cat, Pangur Ban, as she searches Trinity College for the plump grey mouse. Along the way she asks for help from various figures in Trinity College, from Oscar Wilde to Count Dracula. Will Pangur Ban get her prize or will this mischievous mouse evade capture? An enchanting tale full of adventure and discovery.

Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference

Poynter, Dougie
It's time to get drastic with plastic! Find out how you can make a difference and help save our planet!