Walker Éireann!

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Walker Éireann is both a way to celebrate the work of our Irish authors and illustrators and to build the perfect Irish language library for little ones. So, simply pick up a book and sit with your child − let them get lost in the world of Ar Strae Beagán, know the worry and the delight of the three owl babies, laugh and stomp about with Stiúcai Stiúgtha and, along with Giorria Donn Óg, let them tell you how much they love you . . . in a language that will, very soon, belong to them.

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Seamus Heaney on the Irish Language : Gaelscoileanna – Irish Medium Education Gaelic Irish, Seamus Heaney, Irish Proverbs, Irish Language, Cultural Diversity, Words To Describe, Study Tips, What Is Life About, Languages

Seamus Heaney on the Irish Language : Gaelscoileanna – Irish Medium Education

Seamus Heaney on the importance of the Irish language.

Tiny Little Fly Michael Rosen is an incredible children’s book author. He has written some of the best books out there including one of our favorites, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. Toddler Storytime, Michael Rosen, Tiger Love, Big Animals, Jungle Animals, Children's Book Illustration, Illustration Styles, Animal Illustrations, Story Time

This is one of my most favourite picture books and I am so happy that it is now available in Irish − it's such a wonderful read-aloud and great for interacting with little kids. When Tiny Little Fly sees great big toes (and lands on a great big nose), the poor elephant tries – tramp, crush, tramp – but can’t catch it. Off flies the fly! The teasing insect easily misses the rhino’s roll, squash, roll and the tiger’s swat, swoop, snatch too but ... these very BIG animals are getting VERY…

Guess How Much I Love You Anniversary Edition by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram Toddler Books, Childrens Books, Baby Books, Toddler Fun, Sam Mcbratney, When You Love, My Love, Book Finder, Anita Jeram

One of the world's best-loved picture books - celebrating its 25th anniversary this year - as Gaelige! It is so special that this beautiful expression of love can now be read in Irish - celebrating the poetic cadences of the Irish word and gently introducing young children to the language.

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Patrick Benson, is a classic children's picture book. A timeless story that children can relate to, with stunning illustrations. Owl Babies Book, Board Books For Babies, Baby Owls, Splat Le Chat, Owl Books, Animal Books, Album Jeunesse, Nocturnal Animals, Monsters

A beautifully translated Irish language edition of the perennial best seller OWL BABIES. An ideal first foray into Gaeilge for the very young!

The Walker Éireann SET in all its glory - TEN titles. It is the ultimate picture book collection for any Irish-speaking family or those with little kids who are starting to learn it at school ... or for those who want to learn Irish ... or for those who just LOVE the language or ... well, the list goes on! They're just brilliant. Irish Language, Baby Owls, Book Collection, Little Ones, Illustrators, Told You So, School, Books, Kids

The Walker Éireann SET in all its glory - TEN titles. It is the ultimate picture book collection for any Irish-speaking family or those with little kids who are starting to learn it at school ... or for those who want to learn Irish ... or for those who just LOVE the language or ... well, the list goes on! They're just brilliant.

Oh No, George!: Chris Haughton: teaching self control/impulse control (pop: adhd,ppd) goal: figure out a way george can manage his impulse?vibrant shapes and paper create george and ways he can control himself Chris Haughton, Roman Jeunesse, Impulse Control, Album Jeunesse, Self Regulation, Emotional Regulation, Children's Picture Books, 10 Picture, Home

It's so brilliant to see this second picture book from Chris Haughton in Irish. Winner of the Junior Design Award, this is honestly a perfect introduction to the Irish language for the very young because, eh, it's AWESOME! Chris' artwork is visually stunning and the story is all about a very well-intentioned dog trying to be good, with hilarious results!

 Mo ghrá thú an méid seo! Anita Jeram, Irish Language, Baby Owls, St Patricks Day, Illustrators, Seo, Ears, Boston, This Is Us

Our sister company in the US, Candlewick Press, actually published a small hardback gift edition of TOMHAIS MÉID MO GHRÁ DUIT - a great gift for any expatriates out in Boston! Here I am, wearing shamrock ears and grinning like an eejit for St Patrick's day.

Our wonderful Irish sales rep, Conor Hackett, displaying our Walker Éireann titles with pride at the Mountains to Sea festival alongside the translator of ALL the books, Gabriel Rosenstock. Irish Language, Book Authors, Books, Baby Owls, Gabriel, Illustrators, Pride, Told You So, Sea

Our wonderful Irish sales rep, Conor Hackett, displaying our Walker Éireann titles with pride at the Mountains to Sea festival alongside the translator of ALL the books, Gabriel Rosenstock.

Gabriel Rosenstock reads lots of Walker Éireann books with the children of Caragh National School, Newbridge! Irish Language, National School, Baby Owls, Gabriel, Told You So, Children, Celebrities, Instagram Posts, Books

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The slogan for Walker Éireann is: "Leabhair Le Láimhseáil Go Grámhar, I dteanga Do Chroí" which translates as "Books To Have And To Hold, In The Language Of Your Heart". That pretty much sums it up, doesn't it? Told You So, Love You, Let It Be, Irish Language, Baby Owls, Slogan, Hold On, Heart, Pretty

The slogan for Walker Éireann is: "Leabhair Le Láimhseáil Go Grámhar, I dteanga Do Chroí" which translates as "Books To Have And To Hold, In The Language Of Your Heart". That pretty much sums it up, doesn't it?

Rogha Gabriel: Is Cuimhin Liom Galileo - I remember Galileo / Poem. Gabriel, Irish Language, Irish People, Book Writer, The Voice, Poems, Singing, Told You So, Author

About Gabriel Rosenstock

Born c. 1949, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick, in postcolonial Ireland. Poet, tankaist, haikuist, novelist, essayist, playwright, author/translator of over 180 books, mostly in Irish (Gaelic). Member Aosdána (Irish academy of arts & letters). Lineage Holder of Celtic Buddhism, Former Chairman Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann. Taught haiku at the Schule für Dichtung (Poetry Academy), Vienna, and Hyderabad Literary Festival. Prolific translator into Irish of international poetry (among others Ko Un…

We put a lot of time and effort into the message that sits on the inside front cover of each title. Our great desire is that these books become much more than the sum of their parts – we want them to be truly great Irish language picture books and a perfect collection of books for young children. We want little children (and adults) to pick them off the shelf, unprompted, and we hope they will be the kind of books you wanted to give to as many people as possible! Irish Language, Told You So, Love You, Reading Stories, Picture Books, Young Children, Prompts, Effort, Philosophy

We put a lot of time and effort into the message that sits on the inside front cover of each title. Our great desire is that these books become much more than the sum of their parts – we want them to be truly great Irish language picture books and a perfect collection of books for young children. We want little children (and adults) to pick them off the shelf, unprompted, and we hope they will be the kind of books you wanted to give to as many people as possible!

Click through to the link below to experience this fabulous resource for parents and teachers alike - audio versions of all the Walker Éireann books, read by the translator Gabriel Rosenstock! Irish Language, Baby Owls, Gabriel, Parents, Audio, Told You So, Link, Books, Dads

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Listen to WalkerEireann | SoundCloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create.. Dublin. 10 Tracks. 59 Followers. Stream Tracks and Playlists from WalkerEireann on your desktop or mobile device.

Here's Deirdre McDermott, picture book publisher, reading ULCHABHÁIN ÓGA the moment a printed copy arrived in the office. She actually worked on this book's design when it was first published into English! Can you spot a few more Irish titles on the shelves behind her head? Irish Language, Baby Owls, Book Publishing, The Office, Book Design, Your Child, Little Ones, Illustrators, This Book

Here's Deirdre McDermott, picture book publisher, reading ULCHABHÁIN ÓGA the moment a printed copy arrived in the office. She actually worked on this book's design when it was first published into English! Can you spot a few more Irish titles on the shelves behind her head?

Booktopia has Farmer Duck, Candlewick Storybook Animations by Martin Waddell. Buy a discounted Paperback of Farmer Duck online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Farmer Duck, Read Aloud Revival, Farm Unit, Comprehension Strategies, This Is A Book, Mentor Texts, Farm Theme, Farm Yard, Chor

Described by Mothering Magazine as "an ideal nursery book – a model of the synthesis of story, word, and picture", BARDAL FEIRMEORA is a must-have for any child's Irish language library!