Sally Go Round The Stars

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Sarah Webb, Claire Ranson

A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites.
Date Published :
December 2014
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Contributor(s) :
Steve McCarthy
Illustration :
56 Illustrations, color
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781847172112
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11 X 8.65 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$26.00
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781847176752
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11 X 8.65 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$17.00

Overview
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A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites. Includes;

• Sally Go Round the Moon

• Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling

• Two Little Dicky Birds

• Are Ye Right There, Michael?

• Half a Pound of Tuppenny Rice

• Adam and Eve and Pinch Me

and many, many more!

'a cracker' Late Late Toy Show

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

Claire Ranson was born in England where she completed a degree in English Literature and a Master's in Children's Literature. She has worked with Poetry Ireland and Children's Books Ireland. She now lives in Dublin with her husband and two children.

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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