Marie Louise Fitzpatrick » Award-Winning Irish Writer and Illustrator



Told in questions that perfectly capture both the uncertainty and surprising determination of children, this is aView full post »

The New Kid

  Making new friends can be scary for everyone, whether you’ve just come to live on the street, orView full post »

I Am I

‘I am I, King of everything!’ ‘I am I, King of all I see!’ An argument between two smallView full post »

The Sleeping Giant

Off the coast of Ireland there lies an island. It looks just like a giant sleeping in the sea. What if it reallyView full post »



The Dublin Button Factory hides a secret. There, Jessie meets a boy who walks through walls but can’t remember hisView full post »

Dark Warning

The girl’s mouth is open in a scream. She’s tearing at the hands clutching her neck; her feet are flailingView full post »


London, 1596 ‘Oak, beech, hawthorne, elder – what’s the difference? A tree is a tree. Do not tell meView full post »

The Long March

In 1847, an impoverished group of Choctaw Indians collected $170 from their meagre resources for the relief of Ireland&#View full post »

Izzy and Skunk

Izzy is afraid of everything – shadows, spiders, even making friends! But her toy friend, Skunk, isn’t scared atView full post »

You, Me and the Big Blue Sea

A thrilling and humorous ‘I spy’ sailing adventure with sailors falling overboard, whales roaming the oceanView full post »

I’m A Tiger Too

Life’s not much fun when you have to play alone! One little boy’s imagination helps him to conjure up someView full post »

An Chanáil

My first book, published in 1988. It is the tale of Tiarnán, a little boy who lives in Dublin city, along the banks ofView full post »

Jasmine and Other Books

WE ARE ALL BORN FREE The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures Amnesty International and Frances Lincoln IView full post »


SILLY MUMMY, SILLY DADDY Beth is VERY cross today and will not smile – not even a little bit! The whole family triesView full post »