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The best children’s books this autumn – from Halloween picture books to spine-tingling novels for young adults

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Illustration from A Spooktacular Place to Be by Úna Woods

Illustration from A Spooktacular Place to Be by Úna Woods

Up On The Mountain by Peter Donnelly

Up On The Mountain by Peter Donnelly

Illustration from There’s a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers

Illustration from There’s a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers

When I See Red by Britta Teckentrup

When I See Red by Britta Teckentrup

Rescuing Titanic by Flora Delargy

Rescuing Titanic by Flora Delargy

Cluasa Capaill ar an Rí by Bridget Bhreathnach and illustrated by Shona Shirley Macdonald

Cluasa Capaill ar an Rí by Bridget Bhreathnach and illustrated by Shona Shirley Macdonald

Rabbit & Bear: A Bad King is a Sad Thing by Julian Gough and Jim Field

Rabbit & Bear: A Bad King is a Sad Thing by Julian Gough and Jim Field

Irish Paralympic discus thrower Niamh McCarthy, illustrated by Lauren O'Neill for Jacqui Hurley's book Girls Play Too: Book 2

Irish Paralympic discus thrower Niamh McCarthy, illustrated by Lauren O'Neill for Jacqui Hurley's book Girls Play Too: Book 2

Lily's Dream by Judi Curtin

Lily's Dream by Judi Curtin

The Amazing Edie Eckhart

The Amazing Edie Eckhart

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Julia and the Shark by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, illustrated by Tom de Freston

Julia and the Shark by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, illustrated by Tom de Freston

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach

Illustration from Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z Drago

Illustration from Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z Drago

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Illustration from A Spooktacular Place to Be by Úna Woods

There’s a bewitching range of new children’s books this autumn, from Halloween reads to YA novels about bullying and poetry. Many of them are by Irish authors and illustrators, from well-known favourites such as Oliver Jeffers and Judi Curtin, to talented debut writers like Flora Delargy and Freddie Alexander.

Happy reading!

Age up to 4


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