Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Books Featured on the Late Late Toy Show Part 1

We always look forward to the book section on the Late Late Toy Show, and fair play to Ryan he really tries to emphasise the importance of books even amidst the many hundreds of flashier more expensive toys on the show. 

Today we're looking at seven of the fourteen books that featured on the show, and giving you the links to purchase them. We check out the other seven books in Part 2 which you can read here

Póg Mar Seo by Mary Murphy
An Irish language picture book that may evoke lots of giggles, gurgles and smiles - not to mention kisses - from little babies. It features a cast of loveable, cuddly-looking parent-and-child animals that is suitable for a new baby or a young family who wish to encourage a love of the Irish language in their child.

This book is currently available on www.childrensbooks.ie for the reduced price of €7.84. 


Quest by Aaron Becker
A thrilling wordless journey that encourages children to utilise the farthest reaches of their imagination as they experience an epic adventure through stunning illustrations.

This book is available from www.omahonys.ie and is currently on sale for €15.99.

The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems
This hilarious addition to the pigeon series, details the vivacious pigeon denying that he needs to take a bath despite the opposing opinions of everyone he meets! Will the pigeon ever take a bath? It's going to take some serious convincing to try and get the Pigeon to take the plunge.

This book is available from www.bookdepository.com and is currently on sale for €6.78.
My First Book of Irish Animals by Juanita Browne and illustrated by Aoife Quinn
My First Book of Irish Animals is the first children’s picture book aimed at introducing young children to the wonderful world of Irish wildlife.  Filled with fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations this book will capture the imagination of young children.

For every book sold the Irish Wildlife Trust will receive a donation. The book is available to purchase from www.iwt.ie for  €11.99.

Tony Tries New Food by Valerie Sheehan and Illustrated by Susan Meaney
This charming series of books features Tony, a little turtle with autism. The series is aimed at helping children with autism to grow through experiencing and relating to Tony's life. 

Tony Tries New Food, Tony Goes Swimming and Tony Goes Shopping, are available to purchase as a bundle from www.tonytheturtle.com for €18.99.

Shh! We Have A Plan by Chris Haughton
This visually pleasing book tells the story of four friends (three big and one small) who spy a beautiful bird. They really want the pretty bird so the three big friends hatch numerous plans to try catch the bird - which all fail miserably. The smallest friend however believes that showing kindness would be a better way to get near the bird, will his plan work?

This book is available to purchase from www.dubraybooks.ie for €13.99.

Brilliant by Roddy Doyle
This clever book by Roddy Doyle interweaves magical elements with real life issues. The story details Gloria and Raymond's hunt for the Black Dog of depression who has been causing lots of trouble for Dubliners. 

This book is available from www.kennys.ie for the reduced price of €11.13.

If you want more check out Part 2 here!
Will you be adding any of these to your Christmas shopping lists?


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