Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. How will they live in a strange country with a gruff old man who probably hates them? And will the family ever be together again?
Through the lives of three children who died on 21 November 1920, relive the story of Bloody Sunday, when a gaelic football match in Croke Park was the scene of slaughter by British forces. Gripping historical fiction.
A book on the Grand Canal which crosses Ireland from east to west, from Dublin to the Shannon, and from its first opening made it possible for people and freight to travel smoothly and (for the time) swiftly from one side of the country to the other.
Author and photographer Carsten Krieger takes us on a journey across Ireland to explore the nature we pass by every day, and that which is buried deep in the bog, high in the mountains and under crashing waves.
Through this rhyming tale, we follow our young narrator through a series of stressful situations. She wants to try out for the school play and make a new friend at dance camp - but the pain in her chest always gets in her way.