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Once upon a Place

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by Colfer, Eoin
A collection of 11 short stories and 6 poems by Ireland's top children's writers, commissioned and edited by Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world-renowned artist and Laureate na nOg PJ Lynch. Each of the stories and poems is based around the theme of place, being set in or inspired by a particular location within Ireland.
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Mucking About

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by Chambers, John
We are in Ireland and it's an awfully long time ago. Centuries and centuries. The country is supposed to have gone Christian, but there's still magic in the air, salmon in the rivers, berries in the bushes, druids in the forest, a Worm in the lake, fairy music in the distance.
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My Secret Dragon

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by Thomas, Debbie
Aidan has spent most of his life keeping a low profile because his mum has a terrible secret - one that he can't be trusted to keep if he mixes too much with other kids or goes to school. You see, Aidan's mum is part-dragon. She has scales and claws and can breathe fire. But she is terrified of anyone finding out.
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Tangleweed and Brine

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by Sullivan, Deirdre
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The Wordsmith

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by Forde, Patricia
Title re-release ahead of US and UK sequel release in July 2019 On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted from apprentice to wordsmith, charged with collecting and archiving words in post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval Ark. When she uncovers a sinister plan to suppress language and rob the people of Ark of the power of speech, she realises that she has to save not only words, but the culture itself....
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Star by Star

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by Wilkinson, Sheena
Stella has always looked forward to changing the world. It's what she was brought up to do, by a suffragette mother who knew all about fighting and rebellion. But it's November 1918. The great flu pandemic sweeping the world has robbed Stella of her mother and her home, and she's alone in a strange country, with an aunt she's never met. But change is coming - the war is over, and women are about to vote for...
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Tangleweed and Brine

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by Sullivan, Deirdre
A collection of thirteen dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales from one of Ireland's leading writers for young people. In the tradition of Angela Carter, stories such as Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin are given a witchy makeover, not for the faint-hearted. Intricately illustrated with black and white line drawings, in the style of Aubrey Beardsley, by a new Irish illustrator.
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Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History

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by Parkinson, Siobhan
Twenty illustrated essays on Irish women, historical and contemporary, who have defied cultural norms around femininity and achieved great things. The subjects include Irish women from Queen Medb to Eileen Gray, from Constance Markievicz to Sonia O'Sullivan, covering stateswomen, artists, writers, activists and rebels of all kinds.
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The Space Between

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by Grehan, Meg
It's New Year's Eve, and Beth plans to spend a whole year alone, in her snug, safe house. But she has reckoned without floppy-eared, tail-wagging Mouse, who comes nosing to her window. Followed shortly by his owner, Alice. As Beth's year of solitude rolls out, Alice gently steals her way first into Beth's house and later into her heart. And by the time New Year's Eve comes round again - who knows?A tender a...
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Once Upon a Place

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by Colfer, Eoin
A collection of 11 new short stories and 6 new poems by Ireland's top children's writers, edited by Laureate na nOg Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world renowned artist PJ Lynch. Each of the stories and poems is based around the theme of place, being set or inspired by a particular location within Ireland. Contributors include: Eoin Colfer Roddy Doyle Derek Landy Siobhan Parkinson Paula Leyden John Connoll...
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The Ministry of Suits

by Gamble, Paul
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Gold

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by Mills, Geraldine
Esper and Starn are twin boys who live in a grim world that has been almost laid waste by massive volcanic explosions. Very little grows in Orchard, which used to be a fruit-growing area, but with the death of insects and birds, pollination of the fruit trees is a tedious and precarious undertaking. When the boys discover an intriguing old manuscript in a locked room in their apartment, which tells of gold ...
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