☄ Wildflower Girl PDF / Epub ✓ Author Marita Conlon-McKenna – Heartforum.co.uk Wildflower Girl is the second book in the Children of the Famine trilogy At seven, Peggy made a dangerous journey through Ireland during the Great Famine Now thirteen, she goes on another challenging Wildflower Girl is the second book in the Children of the Famine trilogy At seven, Peggy made a dangerous journey through Ireland during the Great Famine Now thirteen, she goes on another challenging journey, across the Atlantic to America.
Born in Dublin in and brought up in Goatstown, Marita went to school at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Mount Anville, later working in the family business, the bank, and a travel agency She has four children with her husband James, and they live in the Stillorgan area of DublinMarita was always fascinated by the Famine period in Irish history and read everything available on the subject When she heard a radio report of an unmarked children s grave from the Famine period being found under a hawthorn tree, she decided to write her first book, Under the Hawthorn TreePublished in May , the book was an immediate success and become a classic It has been translated into over a dozen languages, including Arabic, Bahasa, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Italian, Japanese and Paperback ì Wildflower Girl ePUB Ä Irish The book has been read on RT Radio and is very popular in schools, both with teachers and pupils It has been made a supplementary curriculum reader in many schools and is also used by schools in Northern Ireland for EMU Education through Mutual Understanding projects It was also filmed by Young Irish Film Makers, in association with RT and Channel This is available as a DVDMarita has writtenbooks for children which were also very well received The Blue Horse reached No on the Bestseller List and won the BISTO BOOK OF THE YEAR Award No Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB Goodbye, which tells of the heartbreak of a young family when their mother leaves home, was recommended by Book Trust in their guide for One Parent Families Safe Harbour is the story of two English children evacuated from London during World War ll to live with their grandfather in Greystones, Co Wicklow and was shortlisted for the BISTO Book of the Year Award A Girl Called Blue follows the life of an orphan, trying to find who she really is in a cold and strict orphanage Marita has also explored the world of fantasy with her book In Deep Dark WoodMarita has won several awards, including the International Reading Association Award, the Osterreichischer Kinder und Jugendbuchpreis, the Reading Association of Ireland Award and the Bisto Book of the Year Award.
- Wildflower Girl
- Marita Conlon-McKenna
- 06 June 2019 Marita Conlon-McKenna