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The Power of Storytelling and How it Affects Your Brain

Once upon a time there was a young man who worked in a museum. Each day the young man would study the precious relics around him and wonder what th...

The Best of Love in 14 Amazing Children's Book Illustrations

Love is the most potent bond between one person and another, as Valentine’s Day cards are all too eager to remind us. But love also binds us to man...

6 Beautiful Books To Keep Children Inspired All Year Round

So the days are still short and the weather retains a nasty chill, but there’s no reason to feel glum about the year ahead. To help restore your ex...

How a 7-year-old's imagination can take us to amazing new worlds

A few weeks ago my seven-year-old nephew Cuan had an accident involving a golf club, which is odd since he's never actually played golf. Happily, w...

Telling Tales: The story behind our pop-up shop success

Earlier this month we opened our shop doors for the first time and hundreds of you came to visit. Read the story of how it all went down, and what ...

6 reasons we’re so excited about our new pop-up shop

It’s an exciting time. After selling at countless markets over the last year – from Dublin City Centre to Bray, Blackrock and further afield – we’v...

The Prettiest Girl and the Wolf that Laughed Last

Arguably the best-known of all fairytales, the story of Red Riding Hood does not always end the way we thought it did. In fact in one very old writ...

Remembering When: 5 Interesting Facts about Childhood Memories

There are some childhood memories that we carry with us always, whether it’s the memory of a pet, a family holiday by the sea, or a favourite pictu...

The Amazing Papercuttings of Hans Christian Andersen

Did you know that in his lifetime, Hans Christian Andersen was as well known for cutting out beautiful shapes in paper as he was for his fairy tale...

Happy Birthday, Fairy Godmother!

Fairies, flowers and a genuine sense of fun is what the illustrations of Cicely Mary Barker have offered fans for years. On her 120th birthday, we ...

St Patrick's Day: The Birth Date of a True Irish Genius, Harry Clarke.

Happy St Patrick's Day! Did you know that the day that Irishness is celebrated around the world also happens to be the birth date of Harry Clarke? ...

Gorgeous new prints just in!

We are very excited about our beautiful new stock! We have new prints from some of your old favourites like Flower Fairies and Winnie the Pooh, as ...