Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Celebrate St Pat's Day by Reading Irish Children's Authors/Illustrators

Jon Berkeley
Jon Berkeley, born Dublin, Ireland has worked as a freelance illustrator and cartoonist, as well as an author. He now resides in Barcelona, Spain. You can access a podcast review of Chopsticks from One More Book!! You can reach Jon at .

Berkeley, Jon. 2011. The Sleeper's Moon. NY: HarperCollins.
Berkeley, Jon. 2010. The Hidden Boy. NY: HarperCollins.
Berkeley, Jon. 2005. Chopsticks. London: Oxford University Press.
Wallace, Karen. 2002. Scarlette Beane. Illustrated by Jon Berkeley. NY: Puffin.
The Wednesday Tales (For Intermediate and middle school students)
Berkeley, Jon.  2007. The Place of Laughter. Illustrated by Brandon Dorman. NY: HarperCollins.
Berkeley, Jon. 2008.The Tiger's Egg. Illustrated by Brandon Dorman. NY: HarperCollins.
Berkeley, Jon. 2010. The Lightning Key. Illustrated by Brandon Dorman. NY: HarperCollins.

 Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick, born Dublin, Ireland in 1962 is an illustrator and author.

Edwards, Pamela Duncan. 2003. Dear Tooth Fairy. Illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick. NY: Katherine Tegen Books.

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2010. Timecatcher. NY: Roaring Brook Press. (for young teens).

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2010. Silly Baby. London: Frances Lincoln Publishers.

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2009. There. NY: Roaring Brook Press.
Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2007. Silly Mummy, Silly Daddy. London: Frances Lincoln Publishers.

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2007. Silly School. London: Frances Lincoln Publishers.Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2006. I am I. NY: Roaring Brook Press. I Am I Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2002. You and Me and the Big Blue Sea. NY: Roaring Brook Press.
Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2002. I'm a Tiger Too. Gullane Children's Books.

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2001. The Long March. San Francisco, CA: Tricycle Press.

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise. 2000. Lizzy and the Skunk. NY: Dorling Kindersely.

Adrienne Geoghegan
A Sense of Place, Mixed media on wood panel

Adrienne Geoghegan, born in Dublin, Ireland is both an illustrator and author. On her website you can also see other art works she does. I love her mixed media work. You can email her at:

  Geoghegan, Adrienne. 2002. All Your Own Teeth. NY: Dial.
Geoghegan, Adrienne. 2000. There's a Wardrobe in My Monster. Illustrated by Adrian Johnson. Bloomsbury. 
Geoghegan, Adrienne. 2000. Who Needs Pockets? NY: Scholastic. Geoghegan, Adrienne. 1998. Dogs Don't Wear Glasses. London: Hazar. Geoghegan, Adrienne. 1993. Six Perfectly Different Pigs. Illustrated by Elizabeth Moseng. London: Hazar.
Chris Haughton
user photoChris Haughton is an Irish illustrator and picture book author.  You can reach Chris at
Haughton, Chris. 2010. A Bit Lost. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.

From A Bit Lost

Image of "Oliver Jeffers"Oliver Jeffers
Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland.

You can contact him at: OLIVER@OLIVERJEFFERS.COM

Jeffers, Oliver. 2010. The Heart and the Bottle. NY: Philomel.
Jeffers, Oliver. 2009.The Great Paper Caper. NY: Philomel.Jeffers, Oliver. 2008. The Way Back Home. NY: Philomel.
Jeffers, Oliver. 2007. The Incredible Book-Eating Boy. NY: Philomel.
Jeffers, Oliver. 2005. Lost and Found. NY: Philomel.
Jeffers, Oliver. 2004. How to Catch a Star. NY: Philomel.

Kevin Waldron

Kevin Waldron is an Irish illustrator, who now lives in New York.

You can contact him at:

Lear, Edward. 2010. The Owl and the Pussycat. Illustrated by Kevin Waldron. NY: Simon & Schuster.

Rosen, Michael. 2010. Tiny Little Fly. Illustrated by Kevin Waldron. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.
Waldron, Kvein. 2010. Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo. Templar.

Fold out sequence from Tiny Little Fly.


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