Aubrey Flegg - Author Picture

Aubrey Flegg - Author

Aubrey Flegg was born in Dublin. His early childhood was spent in County Sligo, Ireland. He went to school in Dublin and later in England. After a spell with a mountain rescue team in Scotland, he returned to Ireland to study geology at Trinity College. He then did geological research in Kenya, before joining the Geological Survey of Ireland in 1968. Aubrey recently took early retirement in order to concentrate on writing.

His first book, Katie's War, is about the civil war period in Ireland; it was published in 1997. Katie's War has recently won the Peter Pan Award 2000 -- an award created by IBBY Sweden for a children's book, translated into Swedish, which gives information on another culture.

Wings Over Delft, the first book in the Louise trilogy, won the Bisto Book of the Year overall award in 2004.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Aubrey Flegg

In The Claws Of The Eagle
Aubrey Flegg
He’s one of the finest writers of children’s literature in Ireland today and with In the Claws of the Eagle Aubrey Flegg has produced a fitting end to an unforgettable trilogy about love, about art, about music and about history. ...
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Format: Paperback | Released 13/10/2006
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Rainbow Bridge
Aubrey Flegg
Completely original and cleverly constructed The Rainbow Bridge offers up even more than the first in this the second in the Louise trilogy. The portrait of Louise forms the cornerstone of this novel and the portrait touches the lives and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/04/2006
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Wings Over Delft
Aubrey Flegg
Winner of the Bisto Book of the Year Award 2004 and Reading Association of Ireland Award 2005 and published by a hugely admired small family publisher in Ireland called O'Brien Books. This is a wonderful story, the quality of the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2004
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