Honey-raisin-avocado ice-cream recipe from My Secret Dragon!

In our newest novel, My Secret Dragon by Debbie Thomas, young readers will not only meet Aidan and his part-dragon mother, they will not only meet Charlotte and her fantastic mythological stories, they will not only travel around Ireland for a fantastic, mysterious and dangerous adventure… Young readers will also learn to cook some extraordinary Continue Reading →

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Not Nothing – Sheena Wilkinson

It’s publication day for Sheena Wilkinson’s new novel Name upon Name. Set in Belfast in 1916, Name upon Name deals with cultural identity. Here Sheena writes about her own experiences of being caught between two separate identities while growing up in Belfast in the 1980s. This article is part of Sheena’s Name upon Name blog tour, where she has also Continue Reading →

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Magic in the Making: P.J. Lynch’s Once Upon a Place Illustrations

Once upon a Place is a collection of 11 new short stories and 6 new poems by Ireland’s top children’s writers, edited by Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world-renowned artist P.J. Lynch. P.J.’s black-and-white charcoal illustrations are evocative and make for a very lavish book. Each of the stories and poems is Continue Reading →

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