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Marita Conlon-McKenna

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Marita Conlon-McKenna

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Marita is one of Ireland's bestselling novelists, writing both for children and adults. Her children's book UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE has sold more than 500,000 copies. Marita lives in the Stillorgan area of Dublin with her husband and four children.
    11th March 2015

    Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine

    The first book in the famine trilogy, with the original cover from 1990! Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ir... More

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    30th August 2012

    Love, Lucie

    Lucie is the middle child in a family that has been devastated by the death of her mother. Struggling to cope without Mu... More

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    1st December 1992

    Wildflower Girl

    The second book in the famine trilogy At seven, Peggy made a terrifying journey through famine-stricken Irela... More

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    31st May 1995

    Safe Harbour

    Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injure... More

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    31st October 1992

    The Blue Horse

    A remarkable story of growing up in extraordinary circumstances that will touch the hearts of all readers. Katie'... More

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    1st April 2000

    Faoin Sceach Gheal

    Since its first publication in 1990, Marita Conlon-McKenna's Under the Hawthorn Tree has broken all records for sales of... More

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    1st September 1994

    Very Last Unicorn

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    16th March 2004

    A Girl Called Blue

    Larch Hill is the only home Blue knows. She arrived there just a few days old, wrapped in a blue blanket. Her one hope i... More

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    1st July 2013

    Love, Lucie

    Lucie is the middle child in a family that has been devastated by the death of her mother. Struggling to cope without Mu... More

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