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Once Upon a Reader: Raising Your Children With a Love of Books

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Whether you’re trying to gift the perfect book, balance reading and screen time or develop your relationship with the kids in your life, Once Upon a Reader is a roadmap for anyone who wants to help the next generation – from pre-natal babies to young adults – become avid readers.
€20.00

The Friendship Fairies Go to School

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RECIEVE A FREE FRIENDSHIP FAIRIES PENCILCASE*. A Dubray Favourite. Lucy Kennedy's Friendship Fairies are back with brand new adventures! This charming, beautifully told story reunites children's favourite Lucy Kennedy for another wonderful adventure that kids will adore. Beautifully illustrated, it will appeal to all small children trying to make friends.
€11.99

Girls Play Too: Inspiring Stories of Irish Sportswomen

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With a fairy-tale touch, RTÉ's Jacqui Hurley tells the real-life stories of women who have proved that gender is not a barrier to success. Each story in Girls Play Too is one of overcoming adversity, and the role models celebrated here are sure to inspire the next generation of Irish sportswomen.
€14.95

Go, Johnny, Go!

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The story of Johnny Sexton, one of Ireland's greatest rugby legends for children aged, 7+, especially reluctant readers. Foreword by Johnny Sexton.
€10.00

The Dead Zoo

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Peter Donnelly, author of the award-winning President picture book series, is back with a new character, Mr Gray: a very serious man in charge of a very old museum filled with stuffed animals. When a real live mouse decides to move into the Dead Zoo, chaos ensues ...
€15.00

While We Can't Hug

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Hedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends. So the two friends wave to each other, blow kisses, sing songs, dance around and write letters. And even though they can't hug and they can't touch, they both know that they are loved. A gorgeous, uplifting, inspiring picture book that makes social distancing fun!
€7.99 €9.45

Why the Moon Travels

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€12.95

BOOT: The Creaky Creatures

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This is a thrill-ride of an adventure, with illustrations by Ben Mantle bringing Boot's world to life. Fans of Toy Story and Charlie Changes into a Chicken will love this hilarious, warm-hearted story about a small robot on a big adventure: full of fun, friendship, and a large number of malfunctioning robot pets.
€10.99 €12.95

Have You Seeen the Dublin Vampire?

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A funny, warm picture book set throughout Dublin, home to Dracula's creator, Bram Stoker.
€12.99

THE GREAT IRISH FARM BOOK

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EVERYTHING YOUR CHILD NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT IRISH FARMS!
€22.99 €25.00

Fizzy and Bandit: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

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A Dubray Favourite... A fun, heartwarming and humorous story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.
€6.50 €6.75

I Say Boo You say Hoo

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€9.45

The Monsters of Rookhaven

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'Humans, as is there wont, have a terrible habit of making a mess of everything.'
€12.99 €17.55

Animal Crackers: Fantastic Facts About Your Favourite Animals

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A Dubray Favourite... Bursting with information about animals of all types! Crammed full of pictures, cartoons and more this is the perfect book for children who want to know more about our furry, feathered (and scaly!) friends.
€12.00

Mary Robinson A Voice for Fairness: Little Library 5

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The fifth book in Gill Books' Little Library picture book series tells the story of Ireland's first female president Mary Robinson.
€10.00

Elsetime

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€12.15

To the Island

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Fia longs to visit the mysterious island. One night a moonbeam reaches across the bay and leads her there.
€16.20

Boldness of Betty

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It's summer 1913 and Betty Rafferty has had to leave school aged 14. She is lucky to gets a job in a sweet shop, but is bored and looks with envy at her customers who attend the nearby posh girls school. But life in Dublin becomes anything but boring when industrial unrest brings the city to a halt.
€10.00

The Haunted Lake

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Pre-order now to avail of a SIGNED copy (*while stocks last). A ghostly love story set in a spooky, underwater world from the highly acclaimed author and illustrator P.J. Lynch.
€14.99 €17.55

Bear Shaped

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DUBRAY STAFF FAVOURITE. Jack and Bear were best friends. They did everything together. They went everywhere together. But one day, Bear just disappeared. . . A beautiful story of love, loss, and moving forward. Inspired by the true story of Jack and his beloved Bear.
€8.99 €9.45

Ca Bhfuil Puifin Beag?

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An Irish translation of Where Are You, Puffling? A puffling has gone in search of adventure - now her parents can't find her anywhere! Can the animals of Skellig help them find their little puffling?
€10.00

Queen of Coin and Whispers

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Dubray Staff Recommend: "An epic LGBTQ love story based in a politically-driven, fantasy landscape; this is a remarkable story you won’t forget. " 'She loved me as I loved her, fierce as a bloodied blade'. A richly immersive debut YA novel that crackle with passion and intensity.
€9.99 €13.00

Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt

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Wee Donkey travels Ireland trying to find the perfect souvenir for her Grandad.
€13.00

Take the Lead - How to Care for your Dog, a Fun and Practical Guide

A fun and practical guide to caring for dogs and puppies. From exercise and play to comfort and care this book is an ideal guide for children who already have a dog, would like a dog or love learning about dogs.
€12.00

Gaelic Spirit

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With no rugby over the summer, sports-mad Eoin Madden and his friends head to Ormondstown GAA club to get involved in hurling and football. Some local bullies spoil things a bit -- but when the ghosts of Brian Hanrahan and Michael Hogan appear, it's clear there is something more sinister brewing.
€9.00

Michael Collins: Hero and Rebel

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Hero and leader. Loyal friend and formidable enemy. A man with a mission and a legend in his lifetime. This is the story of Michael Collins.
€9.00

Pretty Sane

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€15.00

Tom Crean Little Library Book 4

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€10.00

Irish Fairy Tales, Myths & Legends

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Enjoy the rich mythical history of Ireland from the arrival of the Tuatha De Danann on the island and their great battles with the Fomorians right up to the modern day fairytales of Irish storytelling. Featuring heroes such as Cuchulainn and Fionn Mac Cumhaill as well as many traditional fairy tales such as The Children of Lir.
€6.99 €8.10

On Midnight Beach

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€10.80