Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb is a children's author who combines writing with schools visits, reading and giving workshops at festivals, and teaching creative writing. She has won two Irish Book Awards for her children's books (for A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea and Blazing a Trail), as well as the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books, awarded in 2015. Sarah worked for many years as a children’s bookseller and was writer in residence for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in 2016/2017: she is currently the Children’s Literary Advisor to Listowel Writers’ Week. For more, visit www.sarahwebb.info

  • Emma the Penguin
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Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Blazing a Trail - Irish Women Who Changed the World

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Dare to Dream - Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

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Sally Go Round The Stars - Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Colour your own rhyme: I've Got a Dog as Thin as a Rail ...

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  • pdf-logoDownload Activity sheets: Colour your own rhyme: There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly ...


  • Blazing a Trail

    Blazing a Trail

    Irish Women Who Changed the World

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

    Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.

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  • Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream

    Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

    Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.

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  • Emma the Penguin

    Emma the Penguin

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

    Emma has to be a penguin in the school play, but she is NOT happy about it.
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  • A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

    A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

    Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

    Owls and pussycats, cockles and mussels, golden stockings, wiggly worms and rattlin’ bogs – they’re all here, and more. Another wonderful collection of rhymes to delight any child, from the author and illustrator Sally Go Round the Stars.

     

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  • Sally Go Round The Stars

    Sally Go Round The Stars

    Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

    Written by Sarah Webb and Claire Ranson, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

    A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites.

     

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