The Famous Five - Julian, Dick, George, Anne and Timmy - have been delighting readers for over 70 years. After the Five see a boy being kidnapped at the beach, they set out to find him. But where have the kidnappers hidden the boy? Will Timmy lead them to the answer?
A famous racehorse is being trained in Kirrin. But when that horse starts running it's time for the Famous Five to be on the lookout because the horse could go missing or get hurt. Everything depends on them.
An original short story in the Famous Five collection by Enid Blyton with new illustrations by Jamie Littler. Translated to Irish by Máirín Ní Ghadhra, a journalist with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
Jim Hawkins comes upon a map of an island where a secret treasure is hidden. Along with the Doctor and Trelawney, Jim goes to sea in search of the treasure — but a mean bunch of pirates are already searching for the same treasure. In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the childs’s imagination.
‘You should go off too far on your own,’ said the owl to him. ‘The night is no friend to children.’
‘I’m a warrior in the Liuttle Teepee tribe. I’m looking for a little bear who has got lost.’
‘He is in ,’ arsa an t-éan.
‘Go díreach! Ná cuirimis aon am amú. Seo linn,’ arsa Níotú.
As night falls, Níotú comes upon bear tracks in the snow. The little Indian brave is sure the bear is in danger and he follows him through the forest to help him.
Luisne is a young fairy who lives in the fairy fort of Lios Lurgain in the World of the Sí. As she learns about the World of the Sí and the World of People, she has many adventures with her friends. Luisne and Deirdre have been invited by their Aunt Gormlaith to spend Christmas in the 'World Above' amongst the People. 'Please don't use your Fairy Tricks here,' Gormalith warned them. 'We musn't attract attention to ourselves. But when the neighbour's girls begin to bully the two fairies, they find it very hard not to teach them a good lesson!
Níotú ran and jumped up on Pítsí’s back, and caught hold of his mane. The poney threw Níotú on his belly on the ground. ‘Ha! Ha! said Pacó. ‘It’s not easy to fly without wings!’
It’s time Níotú had his own horse, but it’s a lot more difficult to catch a wild horse and to train him than Níotú thinks!
Níotú is a Red Indian. He lives with his mother and father in a teepee. Around them live the Little Teepee Red Indian tribe. Every day along with his friends, Fataí and Navó, Níotú goes to play in the forest, learning about animals and about nature.
George's dog Timmy sniffs out an adventure when he spots some suspicious-looking passengers on a train. He is very interested in one of them, but what has he spotted? Can the Famous Five solve this mystery? A full-colour short story in the Famous Five series, illustrated by Jamie Littler. Translated to Irish by Gormfhlaith Ní Thuairisg.
The scientist Victor Frankenstein is looking for the secret of life. He creates a big ugly monster, but the monster frightens him so much that Victor runs away in fear. The monster becomes lonely, then he becomes angry, and he goes off in search of the man who created him. In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the child’s imagination.
Don Quixote is an old man who lives in the past. He has read so many books about knights and chivalry that he thinks he is a knight himself. Along with his servant Sancho Panza, he rides out in search of adventure. But most of these adventures take place in his imagination, and when they land him in trouble he depends on Sancho Panza to get him out. In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the child’s imagination.