Worlds of wonder: Children’s books for all ages to make the season bright

We‘re in a golden age of Irish children’s books – and there’s no better time to explore our wealth of local illustrating and storytelling talent than Christmas

Investigators by John Patrick Green is a surefire hit with early readers

Buy local, buy Irish is the mantra for a Covid Christmas, and the growing strength of children’s publishing in Ireland makes it easy to fulfil that promise, whether it‘s supporting an Irish author who has hit the international market, or new voices supported by smaller Irish publishing houses. Here is a comprehensive list of some of the best titles for children this Christmas, across age ranges and interests, but with a particular emphasis on the ...