Books
Take your imagination on an adventure with these unforgettable illustrated stories
Prints
Enthralling illustrations that appeal to the imaginations of children and adults alike
Rugs
Hand-woven and fair trade rugs featuring Chris Haughton’s most beloved characters!
Sale
Our best for a bit less
Books
Take your imagination on an adventure with these unforgettable illustrated stories
Prints
Enthralling illustrations that appeal to the imaginations of children and adults alike
Rugs
Hand-woven and fair trade rugs featuring Chris Haughton’s most beloved characters!
Sale
Our best for a bit less

Popular Authors

A.A. Milne

11 products

Beatrix Potter

38 products

Beatrice Alemagna

6 products

Chris Haughton

7 products

Elsa Beskow

14 products

Richard Scarry

13 products

Shaun Tan

12 products

Sven Nordqvist

8 products

View All

Prints

Jenni Kilgallon
Molly Brett
Monika Mitkute
Margaret Tarrant
View All

Collections

Tote Bags
Cushions
Porcelain and Kitchenware
Miscellaneous
View All Products

Welcome

We are a small Dublin-based company, celebrating children's books and illustration from around the world. We sell beautiful books, stationery, prints and related products for people of all ages, from classic illustrators to contemporary ones.

Learn more
Gifts for Babies
Shop Now

Our Happy Customers

I'm so happy this shop opened. I am a collector of moomin kitchenware and I am over the moon that I can buy it in Dublin now. There are other beautiful things in the shop also and the lady at the til was helpful and friendly.

Rachel Finnegan

My Beatrix Potter boxset arrived the next day with a lovely handwritten note and very safely packaged. Delighted with it and looking forward to buy some more beautiful and unique items. Thank you.

Fleur Farwagi Campbell

This is a gem of a place! All of their stuff is just so fab. Love it. Lovely staff too - great product knowledge and very friendly.

Edel Ni Laocha

AMAZING treasure trove of beautiful books, gifts and illustrations. A little piece of heaven in Dublin city centre. If you have kids or are a kid at heart you need to go here.

Louise Malone Uí Mhaoilir

Ordered some Jon Klassen books online and was delighted with them! Beautiful copies of fantastic books. Thank you for the beautiful packaging too- such a treat!

Adele O'Neill

Our Blog

Our Christmas Gift Guide 2018

What a year it has been! We've met more new customers than ever before, and celebrated the release of tonnes of new and exciting books. Christmas t...

Beatrice Alemagna's Unique and Charming Picture Books

Alemagna manages to retain a recognisable aesthetic through all of her work, but for each new book she utilises different materials. Her illustrati...

Our Top Five Picks for Older Readers

Our lovely customers come to us from all over Ireland and beyond for the best in illustrated picture books. Most people are either buying for young...

What "Square" Taught Us About Art

Anyone who has ever been to Tales for Tadpoles knows how much we love Jon Klassen! This Canadian illustrator was the focus of one of our very firs...

Robert Ingpen's Magical Classics

  Every month we blog about an illustrator that we love, giving you the opportunity to learn more about your favourite artists' backgrounds and in...

Our Store

47 Drury Street, Dublin 2

Opening Hours:

Monday: 10-6pm

Tuesday-Friday: 10am-7pm

Saturday: 10-6pm

Sunday 12pm-5pm

Get directions