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Kids Books

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Our hand selected kids' books collection cater to wildly creative minds to help them develop the imaginative skills they need in the future. Many of them are Irish authors.

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Great Irish Weather Book

What is it about the Irish and our obsession with the weather? We just love talking about it - you'd swear we were all meterorologists! Well, it's time to hear it from the experts and in this beautiful big book Joanna Donnelly explains what weather is and how it happens. From cold fronts to climate change, satellites to storms, this book contains everything you've ever wanted to know about the weather. And with the weather we've been having - cold snaps and heat waves - it couldn't have…

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. But Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures from the fairytale realm. Often not seen or heard, they reside in some of Dublin’s most famous locations and landm Best Travel Books, Bookshelves Kids, Journey, Inspirational Books, Children's Literature, Amazing Adventures, Book Nerd, Story Time, Book Activities

A Dublin Fairytale

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. One day, she goes out on an errand, only for it to turn into an amazing adventure! Fiona's Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures straight out of a fairytale. Discover some of her friendly monsters, who reside in some of Dublin's most famous locations and landmarks! An adorable storybook perfect for anyone with a soft spot for the Big Smoke. We love kids books by Irish Illustrators here at designist. We…

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Women In Science

Women In Science is a collection of stories about 50 extraordinary women who each made important contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. Each page offers a concise biography for every woman, paired with beautifully detailed illustrations by Rachel Ignotofsky. The book covers everyone from iconic primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall and famous physicist Marie Curie, to less well-known, Czech-born biochemist Gerty Cori - whose work with diabetes made…

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Tales from Old Ireland

This enchanting collection of favourite Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every bedtime. Written by Malachy Doyle in captivating language, the larger-than-life characters, dramatic landscapes, and magical happenings of the tales are brought vividly to life. Including stories such as the famous legend of the bewitched Children of Lir, Oisin of Tir na nOg and The Twelve Wild Geese, Tales from Old Ireland is accompanied by the luminous art of Niamh Sharke. This is a book that will…

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A Sailor went to Sea, Sea, Sea

A delightfully illustrated song book filled with well-known rhymes, poems and verses from old Ireland suitable for all ages but especially lovely for sparking childrens imaginations. Stuffed with quirky and colourful accompanying drawings, this anthology can be returned to time and time again to sing from alone or with family and friends. Who wrote it?Sarah Webb along with illustrator Steve McCarthy. What size is it?23 x 20 x 1 cm, hardback

An irresistibly fun story about a forgetful president and his ever-ready pigeon! Now in paperback The President’s Glasses was a number one bestseller and shortlisted for an Irish Book Award. Dublin Castle, Presidents, Thing 1, Glasses, Reading, Books, Pigeon, Lightning, Irish

The President's Glasses

The President is on his way to Dublin Castle to sign a very very important document, BUT he's forgotten his glasses! Luckily, the President's pigeon is flying as fast as he can to get them to him. Fly alongside him across Dublin as he searches high and low to find the President's car. The President's Glasses is a wonde

Make & Move: Bugs: 12 Paper Puppets to Press Out and Play Paper Puppets, Paper Toys, Board Books For Babies, Paper Artist, Ready To Play, Activities To Do, Origami Paper, Travel With Kids, Childrens Books

Make and Move Mega: Creatures of the Deep

A press-out and play book for kids featuring 5 origami paper ocean animals. Follow the simple instructions to pop out the perforated shapes, and put them together to make moving creatures! Each design has a paper centre-bar, so after you've made your aquatic creature, move your centre-bar up and down to bring them to life! Who made it?Designed by Sato Hisao for Laurence King How does it come?Boxed 32 x 23 x 2 cm approx

Bliain na nAmhrán - Book and CD New edition of our classic CD, The year of the Song, Futa Fata , Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, Songs and rhymes Irish Songs, Cute Lamb, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Book Collection, Childrens Books, Christmas Ornaments, Holiday Decor, Drawings

Bliain na nAmhrán

Bliain na nAmhrán means year of the song in Irish and this book/CD combination is a collection of Irish songs from each season in the year. The book is divided into four sections, one for each season, with the lyrics of the songs and beautiful illustrations for each. An tEarrach (Spring) has five songs about springtime, featuring drawings of cute lambs, baby birds and bunnies. There are 20 songs in total including the song and rhyme classics Gigalaí Gug and Peigín Leitir Móir. This gorgeous…

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book (just as much for boys, in our opinion) filled with a hundred stories about the life of a hundred extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by sixty brilliant female artists from all over the world. With stories about people like Ada Lovelace,

Buy Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere at Mighty Ape NZ. Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters - h. Shel Silverstein, Toddler Books, Childrens Books, Woodland Illustration, Children's Book Awards, Saying Sorry, Children's Picture Books, Reading

Grumpy Frog

Grumpy Frog is a frog who insists he is not grumpy! He loves the colour green (but only green, definitely not pink), and he loves hopping... but only when he wins! So what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters... a pink rabbit?! Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry. Author Ed Vere says "You didn't hear this from me,but it's possible this book was inspired by the endless intolerance we've seen in recent political…

New York Times Bestseller Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one Rosie Revere Engineer, Abrams Books, Genius Hour, 10 Picture, Picture Books, Picture Ideas, Girl Empowerment, Cool Gifts For Kids, Baby List

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer is a fantastic story of perseverance for kids. One day, Rosie makes her favourite uncle, Fred, a hat to keep snakes off his head (he's a zookeeper, see). She constructed the hat from parts of a fan and some cheddar cheese spray (which everyone knows keeps pythons away). But when she gave Fred the hat he slapped his knees and laughed till he cried, which made Rosie shelf the hat and never want to make anything again. Until, one day, her great-great-great aunt Rose comes…

Escape Earth's atmosphere and enter Stickyscapes Space! Over 100 removable stickers and a double-sided panoramic space scene let you learn everything about the Milky Way and beyond. One side of the panorama shows real space adventures, so includes Vancouver, Alien Spaceship, Life Space, Nasa Missions, Illustrations, Deep Space, Activities To Do, Milky Way, Solar System

Stickyscapes: Space

A fantastic stickerbook for all your budding astronauts and astronomers. It's got 100 reusable stickers and a double-sided fold-out play scene that helps you learn everything about the Milky Way and beyond. One side of the panoramic space scene is filled with real-life space objects like planets, moons, satellites and astronauts. When you get to the end of this adventure you can jump through a worm hole into the fantasy dimension where you'll find weird and wonderful things like a floating…

My Miniature Library is a kit to make a complete collection of tiny books that you can really read! With stories ranging from illustrated fairytales to well-loved nonsense rhymes and books of butterflies, birds and flowers, plus blank books for you to Beautiful Library, Book Spine, Little Library, Literary Gifts, Blank Book, Book Projects, Library Books, Children's Books, Book Themes

My Miniature Library

Enter and explore a tiny world of fairytales, rhymes and stories with this miniature make-it-yourself library kit. My Miniature Library is a hardback book that opens up into a tiny room; complete with a bookshelf and 30 magical doll-size books to make yourself! Titles range from Cinderella to the Jabberwocky to Signs Of The Zodiac and The Book Of Birds. There are also 10 books to complete yourself including My Tiny Treasures and The Story Of My Life, that have room for illustrations and…

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Lord of the Wings: A bird trump game

Learn all about our feathered friends with this avian top trumps card game. With beautiful, colourful illustrations by Christine Berrie, the deck consists of 32 bird cards, scoring each bird on wingspan, longest journey, size of clutch (eggs), rarity, lifespan and courtship display. As an added bonus there's also information on things like where the birds are from, where they migrate to for winter and information on how they fly. A great gift for a rainy day, or a great way to learn more…

Sammy and the Skyscraper Sandwich by Lorraine Francis and illustrated by Pieter Gaudesaboos (available in NZ and AU) Top Ten Books, My Books, Lorraine, Classroom Architecture, Sandwich Board, How To Make Sandwich, 10 Picture, Picture Books, Creative Workshop

Sammy and the Skyscraper Sandwich

Sammy is very hungry so he makes a sandwich. A BIG sandwich. Probably the BIGGEST sandwich you've ever seen. This is a super-cute and funny story for young kids. It's a large-format board book, so it's great for younger kids as the pages won't tear. Youngster will have loads of fun pointing at and naming all the foods Sammy is putting on his sandwich. The book written by Irish author and librarian Lorraine Francis and is filled with bright, colourful illustrations by Pieter Gaudesaboos. What…