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Kathleen Watkins: Pigín's Unexpected Adventure

Join Pigín on an unexpected trip – all the way to London!

Pigín is enjoying a wonderful summer party at the fairies’ place behind Howth Castle when he holds one balloon too many, and up into the air he goes!

Luckily, the Green Bird is flying overhead and the captain manages to pull Pigín in the cockpit window. And so his unexpected adventure begins …

Pigín enjoys visiting the sights in London: a trip to Buckingham Palace, a ride on the River Thames and even a go around the London Eye. What a wonderful time he has! But when he sees Nanakit waiting for him at Dublin airport he realises there’s no place like home.

Kathleen Watkins was a well-known harpist and folk singer when she became the first continuity announcer to appear on screen on Telefís Éireann’s launch night in 1960. She was married to the broadcaster Gay Byrne and lived for many years in Howth where the Pigín stories are set. This is the third book in the series.

Margaret Anne Suggs was born and raised in the American deep South, but later moved to Dublin, Ireland to pursue her master's degree at the National College of Art and Design. She teaches in the Illustration department at Ballyfermot College of Further Education where she founded the Illustration course. She lives in Co. Dublin, near the sea, with her husband, sons and cat.

Hardcover. 

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