New Irish Children’s Books

Every month brilliant new Irish Children’s books hit our bookshelves. Check-in here to see our favourite new releases on the first Wednesday of each month. Bookshops, teachers and librarians – why not print a copy for your displays by right clicking on the image below and saving it to your local drive for printing!

 

New! June 2024 

Some of our Favourites!

 

Little Lion Girl by Olivia Hope, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock

Chasing the Sky Town by Erika McGann, illustrated by Tony Galmés

Bertha & Blink by Nicola Colton

A Crocodile Should Never Skip Breakfast by Colleen Larmour

The Tall Man by Mary Cathleen Brown

Freya’s Gold by Fiona Longmuir

Evil Duck and the Feather of Fortune by Chris Judge

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman – As Gaeilge

 

New! May 2024 (1 of 2 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

A Cork Fairytale by Amy Louise O’Callaghan

A Blooming Great Day by Úna Woods

Bunny’s Most Fabulous Vacation Ever! by Brian Fitzgerald

Brown Bears by Nick Crumpton, illustrated by Colleen Larmour

The Ballad of Cactus Joe by Lily Murray, illustrated by Clive McFarland

Goodnight Sun by Eoin McLaughlin, illustrated by Morag Hood

Daddy’s Footsteps by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Paddy Donnelly

 

New! May 2024 (1 of 2 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

The Weather Girls by Sarah Webb

Something’s About to Blow Up by Sam Blake

Burning Crowns by Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber

Evil Duck and the Feather of Fortune by Chris Judge

 

 

New! APRIL 2024 (1 of 2 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

Dinosaur Pie by Jen Wallace, illustrated by Alan O’Rourke

Milly McCarthy and the Sports Day Shambles by Leona Forde, illustrated by Karen Harte

Little Irish Folklore Friends by Niamh Donnellan, illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald

The Rattlin’ Bog by Jessica Law, illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald

Here be Giants by Susannah Lloyd, illustrated by Paddy Donnelly

The Moth and the Moon by Margaret Anne Suggs

 

New! APRIL 2024 (2 of 2 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

The Tower Ghost by Natasha Mac a’Bhaird

Who Watches This Place by Amy Clarkin

The Boy Next Door by Jenny Ireland

Starminster by Megan Hopkins

Global by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

 

New! MARCH 2024 (1 of 3 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

Dexter Lost His Boo-Woo by Shane Hegarty and Ben Mantle

Hello Bird by Owen Churcher and Niamh Sharkey

Na Trí Mhuicín by Áine Ní Ghlinn and Paddy Donnelly

What is Black and White? by John Kane

The Golden Hare by Paddy Donnell

 

New! MARCH 2024 (2 of 3 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

Rabbit and Bear: This Lake is Fake by Julian Gough and Jim Field

The Lamb Who Led by Katie O’Donoghue

Zooming the Zoo by John Dougherty and illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones 

The Curious Case of the Irish Yeti by Alan Nolan

Lola and Larch Fix a Fairy Forest by Sinéad O’Hart and illustrated by Rachel Seago

Legends of the Cliffs of Moher by Eithne Massey, illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Finscealta na hEireann by Eithne Massey, illustrated by Lisa Jackson

The Magician Next Door by Rachel Chivers Khoo, illustrated by Alice McKinley

 

New! MARCH 2024 (3 of 3 posters)

Some of our Favourites!

 

The Tree That Sang to Me by Serena Molloy

Nina Peanut by Sarah Bowie

Into the Witch Wood by Méabh McDonnell

Pirates of Darksea by Catherine Doyle

Skulduggery Pleasant – A Mind Full of Murder by Derek Landy 

Inis Mara by Tristan Rosenstock 

Where the Heart Should Be by Sarah Crossan 

Trigger by CG Moore

 

New! FEBRUARY 2024

Some of our Favourites!

 

Paper Dragons: The Fight for the Hidden Realm by Siobhan McDermott, illustrated by Yuzhen Cai

The Curious Case of the Irish Yeti by Alan Nolan

The Case of the Vanishing Painting by Brian Gallagher

The Traitor in the Game by Triona Campbell

Bí Fiáin, a Chroí by Olivia Hope, illustrated by Daniel Egnéus

Little Wolf by Peter Donnelly

The Crayons Love Our Planet by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

 

New! JANUARY 2024

Some of our Favourites!

 

Little Bang by Kelly McCaughrain

Stitch by Pádraig Kenny

My First Book of Irish Birds by The O’Brien Press

Pablo and Splash by Sheena Dempsey

I Love You by Mary Murphy

The Minute Minders by Mary Murphy