Philippa Craven’s Beatrix Potter Books

Helen Beatrix Potter (28th of July 1866 to 22nd of December 1943 )was an English writer, illustrator, scientist, and conservationist. She is best known for the delightful series of children’s books which she wrote and illustrated. The books feature animals. The Tale of Peter Rabbit was her first commercially published work in 1902. Her books, including… Continue reading Philippa Craven’s Beatrix Potter Books

Nuala agus Eoin 2

Published by Ó’ Fallúin Arna fhoilsiú ag C.S O Fallúin, Tta., 43 Sráid Gheata na Páirce. Arna chlóbhualádh ag Clóchuallacht Guy & Co. Ltd., Corcaigh. From the Rose Doyle Collection donated to Museum of Childhood Ireland 2024

Out Goes She

By Leslie Daiken Published by the Dolmen Press, Dublin 1963 From the streets of Dublin, Leslie H Daiken’s collection of children’s street-songs, war-cries and samples of oral literature. From the McAllister Collection. Donated to the Museum of Childhood Ireland 2023 About Leslie Daiken: Leslie Herbert Daiken Born in Dublin on June 29th 1912 – died… Continue reading Out Goes She

Wind Fairies Again

Book by Elizabeth Brennan* Illustrations, Naomi Heather** Published by Metropolitan Publishing Co Ltd, Dublin (32 Batchelor’s Walk) Dublin, and London. Printed by Hely’s Dublin. Hardback copy. There are 4 colour illustrations, and 38 line drawings in Wind Fairies Again See also : To Hilary from Daddy 22 July 1949 Hilary Tattan’s Book *Elizabeth Brennan (1907-1995)… Continue reading Wind Fairies Again

Berní Ní Conghalaigh, Cleimintín

Cleimintīn ( Clementina ) by A. E. W. Mason Published 1934 Publisher: Oifig Díolta Foillseachain Rialtais Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, d’aistrigh The book was a prize awarded to Berní Ní Conghalaigh ( Bernie Connolly) at Laurel Hill Day School, Limerick, in 1946. Berní added her own illustrations on the inside front and inside back cover too!… Continue reading Berní Ní Conghalaigh, Cleimintín

Kevin’s Folens Books

Kevin Finegan, Palmerstown, Co Dublin, 1980s. A collection of books published by Folens that Kevin read and enjoyed in Primary school. Spraoi, Súgradh, and Sonas. About Folens Educational Publishing company:

The Happy Prince & Other Tales

by Oscar Wilde Published, 1916-1924 by the Little Leather Library Corporation, New York. Embossed leather covered Children’s story book. From the McAllister Collection, The Museum of Childhood Ireland Músaem Óige na hÉireann 2023

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