The One With The Waggly Tail

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Sarah Webb

A new, beautifully illustrated collection of favorite nursery rhymes from the team that brought you Sally Go Round the Stars (short-listed, Irish Book Awards) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea (winner, Irish Book Awards).
Date Published :
December 2020
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Contributor(s) :
Steve McCarthy
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781788491518
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11 X 8.65 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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$24.99

Overview
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A new, beautifully illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes from the team that brought you Sally Go Round the Stars (short-listed, Irish Book Awards) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea (winner, Irish Book Awards). It includes favorite international, British and Irish rhymes, as well as special Irish favorites. Includes:

• It's a Long Way to Tipperary

• 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Once I Caught a Fish Alive

• Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

• The Wild Swans at Coole

• Lámh, Lámh Eile

• Polly Put the Kettle on

• Hot Cross Buns!

and many, many more!

About The Author
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Sarah Webb is a children's author who combines writing with schools visits, reading and giving workshops at festivals, and teaching creative writing. She has won two Irish Book Awards for her children's books (for A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea and Blazing a Trail), as well as the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books, awarded in 2015. Sarah worked for many years as a children’s bookseller and was writer in residence for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in 2016/2017: she is currently the Children’s Literary Advisor to Listowel Writers’ Week. For more, visit www.sarahwebb.info

Steve McCarthy is a Dublin-born art maker and obsessive picture-builder. With a keen interest in colour and character, Steve has managed to sneak his singular style into many forms, from Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated feature film Song of the Sea to children’s books and projects for brands worldwide. His work won Best Illustration at the IDI Irish Design Awards 2016. For more, visit www.mrstevemccarthy.com

Sarah and Steve’s first book together for The O’Brien Press was Sally Go Round the Stars (with Claire Ranson), which was nominated for Irish Children’s Book of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

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