Jennifer Farley

Jennifer Farley is an author and illustrator from Dublin. Her artwork is bright, colourful and a little bit humourous. Jennifer has illustrated several books for other authors, and has written and illustrated three books herself, including Island of Adventures, and her latest book, Scout's Best Day Ever

In 2019, she illustrated Shooting For The Starswritten by Dr. Norah Patten, which won an An Post Irish Book Award. 

Jennifer's latest book is Scout's Best Day Ever. Scout (the dog) promises to send cat a postcard from every place he visits on his travels around Ireland. But which will be the BEST. DAY. EVER?

Having left the bright lights of the city, Jennifer now lives in rural Ireland with her husband and their two dogs. 


Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Scout's Best Day Ever! - A Doggy Adventure Around Ireland

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Activity Pack by Jennifer Farley

Shooting for the Stars - My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Range of activity sheets by Peter Heaney

Take the Lead - How to Care for Your Dog – A Fun & Practical Guide

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: A 'Dog's Best Friend' Licence - to be downloaded and filled in after completing the Take the Lead quiz! Instructions: You can print out your licence, then fold it in half and in half again.

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Take this quiz after reading Take the Lead to earn your 'Dog's Best Friend' Licence!