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Siobhan Parkinson - Author

Having grown up in Galway and Donegal, Siobhán Parkinson has lived most of her adult life in her native Dublin. She studied English literature and German at Trinity, and went on to take her doctorate in English literature. She has worked for many years as an editor, a profession that very closely resembles that of writing. She concentrates more on her writing these days, but is also a very active member of the writers-in-schools scheme, and she gives workshops in creative writing and talks on her work in all sorts of situations. She has held various writing residencies and she is currently co-editor of Inis -- The Children's Books Ireland Magazine. Her books have won numerous awards and been translated into lots of languages, her favourites being Latvian, because it is so different, and Japanese, because it is back to front.

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Spellbound Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland
Siobhan Parkinson - illustrated by Olwyn Whelan
The Children's Laureate of Ireland Siobhán Parkinson captures the deep and special magic at the heart of these seven stories taken from the rich story traditions of Ancient Ireland. Taken from oral story telling traditions they are perfect for reading...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/09/2013
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Kate
Siobhan Parkinson
Siobhan Parkinson is one of the most highly acclaimed children's writers in Ireland with numerous awards to her name. A lyrical narrative and a very real and appealing story are the hallmark of her novels and certainly Kate is no...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 01/02/2007
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Something Invisible
Siobhan Parkinson
Delicately told and filled with high drama, Something Invisible is a thoughtful novel in which Jake, helped by his new friend Stella, unravels his feelings as he comes to terms with his step-father, his absent father and how his position...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 05/01/2006
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