Feile Fever by Joe O'Brien
  

Synopsis

Feile Fever by Joe O'Brien

Danny Wilde and his teammates are finding the Under-14s Division tough going. They've lost one of their best goal-scorers to injury and it looks like they'll have no chance of winning the County Feile! Could Todd, the new Australian kid, be the answer to their prayers? Todd's an Aussie Rules player - tough and skilful - but can he become a real GAA player in time? It's all to play for in the second book about GAA player Danny Wilde.

Reviews

'an authentic celebration of youth, the GAA and the Feile'

'For GAA fans, the fast-paced and exciting Feile Fever by Joe O'Brien will hit the spot'

'O'Brien's authentic depiction of exciting match action will be enjoyed by all young GAA fans'

'O'Brien captures well the spirit of the GAA and of teenage boys in this tale of the outsider fitting in' 'The book is sure to cement Danny Wilde's place as a teenage literary hero'

'the thorough research that Dublin author Joe O'Brien has invested in his GAA storyline pays dividends by giving sporting authenticity to a strong personality led plot ... a good crowd-pleaser for GAA fans aged nine-plus'

'a must for all young Gaelic fans'

'the story zips along at a cracking pace, never flags and yet manages to deal sensitively with issues that are now a reality for many children - issues such as marital break-up and drinking' 'suitable for senior classes in primary schools and as usual, O'

About the Author

Joe O'Brien lives in Ballyfermot in Dublin with his wife and children. He is the author of nine Alfie Green books as well as three books in the Danny Wilde GAA series for older readers and one fantasy novel, Beyond the Cherry Tree. He has appeared on RTE's The Den, TV3's Ireland AM and many radio shows. His book Alfie Green and the Chocolate Cosmos was shortlisted for Children's Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards in 2010. He regularly holds readings in bookshops and libraries around the country. His website is at www.joeobrienauthor.com.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
208 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Joe O'Brien
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Author's Website

www.joeobrienauthor.com

Publisher

Publication date

20th July 2009

ISBN

9781847171733

Publisher Profile

O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien

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The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.

Publisher's Website

www.obrien.ie


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