Children's reference books, for the child in your life with an inquisitive mind. Facts and figures on everything from football and mythology to war and history

    Yeva Skalietska: You Don't Know What War Is: The Diary of a Young Girl From Ukraine [2022] paperback

    $7.00 – $15.00

    Everyone knows the word 'war'. But very few understand what it truly means. When you find you have to face it, you feel totally lost, walled in by fright and...

    Ellen Ryan: Girls Who Slay Monsters: WINNER Children’s Book of the Year Senior 2022 - An Post Irish Book Awards [2022] hardback


    Unsung stories from ancient Irish myths re-imagined for nine to twelve-year olds Have you heard of Eithne the supernatural scholar or Fand the shape-shifting eco-warrior? What about Be Mannair, a...

    Magan Manchán: Wolf-Men and Water Hounds [2023] hardback


    Uncover the secrets of our island in this engrossing look at magical landmarks across the country. Travelling province by province through Ireland, Manchan outlines the stories most closely associated with...

    Ní Lamhna Éanna: Wonders of the Wild [2023] hardback


    Wildlife expert Eanna Ni Lamhna and artist Brian Fitzgerald explore the WONDERS OF THE WILDNature has lots of hidden treasures. From rabbits eating their own poo to what feeds on...

    Manchán Magan: Tree Dogs, Banshee Fingers and Other Irish Words for Nature [2021] hardback


    'In Irish there are so many great rain words and magic words and highly specific natural words (such as the material put on the hooves of donkeys to stop them...

    Palmer Tom: Football's Greatest Moments (Ultimate Football Heroes - The No.1 football series): Collect Them All! [2023] paperback


    Discover the most memorable moments in football history in this fascinating Ultimate Football Heroes collection!From the invention of the modern sport all the way to the present day, bestselling author...

    Ryan Ellen: Gods Don't Cry [2023] hardback


    Ancient stories that challenge modern notions of what it means to be a hero. The ancient gods of Ireland were once worshipped throughout the land. Powerful and brave, they were...

    Gill: The Great Big Irish Annual 2024 [2023] hardback


    The Great Big Irish Annual 2024 is packed with lots of fun things to make and do, puzzles, colouring, crazy facts and much, much more. Build a CATAPULT in our...

    Guinness World Records 2024 [2023] hardback


    Dive into thousands of new and classic records, with topics as diverse as rollercoasters, robots, movie props and gaming. The theme of this year's edition is the BLUE PLANET, so...

    O Muircheartaigh Michael: The Story of Croke Park [2023] paperback


    It may seem strange to us now, but for a long time, with Ireland ruled by Britain, it was against the law to play sports like hurling and Gaelic football....

    3+ 100 Nursery Rhymes [2023]


    Classics such as Little Bo Peep, Humpty Dumpty and Old MacDonald Had a Farm sit alongside new favourites to discover. The cover has been designed using a wealth of stunning...

    Kieran Fanning: Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends (Scholastic Classics) [2020] paperback

    $6.00 – $12.00

    A complete collection of much loved Irish fairy tales, myths and legends, bound into a beautiful new edition. Enjoy the rich mythical history of Ireland from the arrival of the...

    Tom Simons: Tommyinnit Says [2023] hardback


    A laugh-out-loud 'best of' selection of TommyInnit's most weird and wonderful quotes - plus much more - carefully selected to BLOW YOUR MIND by him and best friend Wilbur Soot.'Nah,...

    Yuval Noah Harari: Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World, from the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens [2022] paperback


    *From the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens comes an incredible new story of the human race, for younger readers.*We humans aren't strong like lions, we don't swim as well...

    Ultimate Football Heroes: Salah (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All! [2018] paperback

    $4.00 – $9.00

    The No.1 football series - over 1 million copies sold!Mohamed Salah is Liverpool's superstar forward, and he is on a mission to become the best player in the world. This...

    Ann Turnbull: Greek Myths [2023] paperback


    A beautifully written and illustrated collection of Greek myths containing seventeen famous tales full of love, loss, greed, envy and bravery.Beautifully written by Ann Turnbull and illustrated by Sarah Young,...

    Adam Kay: Kay's Incredible Inventions [2023] paperback


    Do you ever wonder where the stuff around you all came from? No, not from the shops. I mean, who had the amazing idea of making video games or the...

    Smith Miranda: An Animal a Day [2023] hardback


    A fascinating animal for every day of the year! Dip in each day to discover a new animal to enjoy sharing with friends or family - make sure to find...

    Paul O'Flynn: Go, Johnny, Go! [2020] hardback


    JOHNNY SEXTON DREAMED OF BECOMING A RUGBY LEGEND FROM THE MOMENT HE WAS BORN.He enjoyed success from a young age, playing on school teams and donning the famous blue jersey...

    Paul O'Flynn: Josh the Flyer [2023] hardback

    $8.00 – $15.00

    Josh Van Der Flier is the current World Rugby Player of the Year and star of the all-conquering Ireland and Leinster rugby teams. Growing up in Wicklow, Josh was sports...

    Fiona Watt: Christmas Sticker Book [2023] paperback


    Join busy bears baking Christmas treats, enjoy a penguin party, help little mice build big snowmen, make and wrap presents with Santa's elves and add stickers to an advent calendar...

    Match Annual 2024 [2023] hardback


    From the makers of MATCH!, the country's most popular football magazine! Topping Christmas lists across the UK, MATCH! Annual 2024 is a must-have for footy fans.Inside this year's edition, you'll...

    Lucinda Jacob: I am the Wind: Irish Poems for Children Everywhere [2023] hardback


    A fully illustrated collection of Irish poems, ranging from medieval to modern poems in English and Irish, edited by Lucinda Jacob and Sarah Webb and illustrated by Ashwin Chacko. This...

    O'Neill Luke: Show Me the Science [2023] hardback


    Never Mind the B#ll*cks, Here's the Science is Professor Luke O'Neill's biggest runaway bestseller in which he grapples with life's biggest questions and tells us what science has to say...

    Julie Stokes: You Will Be Okay [2021] paperback


    "Grief is a tricky subject to explain to kids, but this book is a wonderful go-to expert toolkit!" Dr Ranj SinghThe death of a parent, sibling or friend is one...

    Harry Meredith: Erling Braut Haaland (Football Rising Stars) [2022] paperback


    A force of nature, Erling Braut Haaland is one of the most sought-after strikers in world football. The goal-scoring machine from Norway made his mark for Borussia Dortmund in the...

    Terry Deary: Ireland (newspaper edition) (Horrible Histories Special) [2022] paperback

    $8.00 – $13.00

    Discover all the foul facts about the history of the Emerald Isle with history's most horrible headlines: Irish edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention...

    Myles Dungan: The Great Irish History Book [2022] hardback


    Join historian Myles Dungan as he guides you through the history of our amazing island. Take an historical trip back in time to visit the ancient celts, sail away on...

    Luke O'Neill: What Make us Human: A Scientist’s Guide to our Amazing Existence [2022] hardback


    What makes us human? Ireland's favourite scientist is here to tell you!What do you have in common with the 7.75 billion other people on the planet? This is the question...

    Yvonne Carroll: Favourite Irish Legends for Children: Best Loved Tales from Ireland [2010] hardback


    A bumper collection of Ireland's favourite legends for children.Included are: The Children of Lir, The Brown Bull of Cooley, Deirdre of the Sorrows, The Salmon of Knowledge and a host...

    Ella'S Kitchen: Ella's Kitchen: The First Foods Book: The Purple One [2015] hardback


    From the fastest growing baby food brand, the essential guide to weaning your baby - the fun, stress-free, Ella's Kitchen way.Covering every step of the weaning journey, from six months...

    Girls Rebel: Rebel Girls Celebrate Neurodiversity [2024] paperback


    TRUE STORIES OF NEURODIVERGENT ICONSThis collection features 25 inspiring tales of neurodivergent artists, athletes, innovators, and more. Read about how these women and girls thought creatively, achieved their dreams, and...

    Ripley: Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 [2018] hardback

    $12.00 – $32.00

    Ripley's is back with another compendium of mind-boggling facts that will delight anyone drawn to the weirder side of life on Earth. Read about the scariest, grossest and funniest stories...

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 [2017] hardback

    $12.00 – $32.00

    Following hot on the heels of last year's Top 10 bestseller, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 offers a completely new assortment of strange-but-true facts and amazing stories! From the...

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2017 [2016] hardback

    $7.00 – $32.00

    The Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual has now firmly established itself as a Christmas must-have, with an ever-growing army of loyal fans. Following hot on the heels of last...

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2016 [2015] hardback

    $7.00 – $32.00

    The Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual has now firmly established itself as a Christmas must-have, with an ever-growing army of loyal fans. Following hot on the heels of last...

    Dungan Myles: The Forgettables [2023] hardback


    You won't find Mary Robinson, Ernest Shackleton or Rory McIlroy in this volume -- they are among the unforgettables who have shaped Irish life. Instead, meet some fascinating, Irish people...

    Lyttleton Ben: The Football School Encyclopedia [2023] hardback


    A fun and essential guide to the world of football and an incredible gift for young fans.Discover everything you've EVER wanted to know about football, from fascinating facts about your...

    Hoare Ben: Weird and Wonderful Nature [2023] hardback


    Enjoy more than 100 extraordinary stories of unusual species, behaviours, and objects all told by author Ben Hoare.Why do Mexican jumping beans jump? How do sea cucumbers defend themselves? What...

    Fitzsimons Briana: Black & Irish [2023] paperback

    $12.00 – $16.00

    Covering historic and current figures from the worlds of the arts, sport, business, politics and social activism, Black and Irish will also find space to celebrate everyday heroes-lesser known figures...

    Disney: Disney Princess Annual 2023: The must-have gift perfect for all Princess fans! [2022] hardback


    The Disney Princess Annual 2023 is packed full of entertaining stories and activities that all princess fans will enjoy. A wonderful celebration of the Disney Princesses! Featuring nine of your...

    Terry Deary: Top 50 Kings and Queens [2023] hardback


    Discover all the foul facts about the history of royalty with history's most horrible headlines: Top 50 Kings and Queens edition. The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns...

    Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara: Dolly Parton: Little People Big Dreams Volume 28 [2019] hardback


    In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Dolly Parton, the singer-songwriter and businesswoman. Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee...

    40 Inspiring Icons: Amazing Athletes: 40 Inspiring [2023]


    Records smashed... incredible athletic feats... Medals won... the top 40 Olympic athletes of all time are here!In this fun, fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how these...

    100 Facts T Rex [2023]


    Travel back to the Cretaceous and come face to face with mighty T rex. Exactly 100 facts will help you discover all you need to know about the king of...

    100 Facts Sharks [2023]


    Take a deep breath and dive into the fascinating world of sharks! Exactly 100 facts will help you discover everything you need to know about these incredible creatures. Find out...

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