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P. J. Lynch

  • 5 stars across 22 books
    P. J. Lynch has worked as a book illustrator since the 1980s. Millions of his books have been sold around the world and he has won many awards. In recent years PJ has designed posters for Opera Ireland and the Abbey Theatre as well as several sets of stamps for An Post. As well as illustrating books he has painted some very large murals including two on the theme of Gulliver's Travels for the Cavan County Library, and he has recently designed Europe's largest mosaic for the Marian Shrine in Knock, Co Mayo. It was unveiled in February 2016. After many years illustrating other writers' stories PJ finally published his own story, "The Boy Who Fell Off The Mayflower" in 2015. PJ lives in Dublin with his wife Barbara and their three children, Ben, Sam and Evie.
    1st August 2019

    The Dog Who Lost His Bark

    A warm, uplifting story for young readers about a boy and his dog and the power of music to heal; a first-time colla... More

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    5th October 2017

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On Ch... More

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    6th January 2005

    The Steadfast Tin Soldier

    Hans Christian Andersen's powerful and haunting tale describes how a one-legged tin soldier falls in love with a proud d... More

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    1st September 2013

    The Story of Britain

    A narrative history of Britain from 1066 to the end of the 20th century. A magnificent account that celebrates ... More

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    6th November 2000

    The Names Upon the Harp: Children's Irish Legends

    This is a collection of classic Irish legends, retold for children of eight and over by an accomplished writer, and exqu... More

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    1st November 2004

    East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon

    This traditional Norwegian fairy tale is an epic story of a bewitched prince and the determined lassie who loves him, ra... More

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    1st September 2015

    The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

    The spirit of Christmas heals a sorrowing woodcarver's heart in this stunning 20th anniversary edition of a Kate Gre... More

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    1st May 2014

    Mysterious Traveller

    A moving and beautifully researched story about camels, lost princesses and the strength of wisdom and knowledge, stunni... More

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    1st September 1999

    When Jessie Came Across the Sea

    In an inspiring pairing, Amy Hest and P.J. Lynch create an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience. J... More

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    1st March 2017

    Patrick and the President

    A captivating story which beautifully evokes a seminal moment in the life of JFK through the eyes of a young boy. ... More

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