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‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’ – this is a gorgeous gem of a book that casts a warm, kindly gaze on the ordinary miracles of the natural world.
Sara Keating, Children's Book Reviewer, The Irish Times
Sara Keating, Children's Book Reviewer, The Irish Times
‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’ – this is a gorgeous gem of a book that casts a warm, kindly gaze on the ordinary miracles of the natural world.
‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’ – this beautiful anthology will instil in children a love and appreciation of the nature that surrounds us in our everyday lives.
Trish Hennessy, Halfway up the Stairs Children's Bookshop, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Trish Hennessy, Halfway up the Stairs Children's Bookshop, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’ – this beautiful anthology will instil in children a love and appreciation of the nature that surrounds us in our everyday lives.
'Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals' – the Irish wild creatures in Aga’s new book have different and fascinating lives. Some are in danger of being lost to the world but she tells of simple ways we can help them. And her beautiful drawings and...
Michael Viney, The Irish Times
Michael Viney, The Irish Times
'Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals' – the Irish wild creatures in Aga’s new book have different and fascinating lives. Some are in danger of being lost to the world but she tells of simple ways we can help them. And her beautiful drawings and...
'Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals' – this gorgeous book is a great introduction to our amazing wildlife – and a call to action to save them before it's too late.
Pádraic Fogarty Irish Wildlife Trust
Pádraic Fogarty Irish Wildlife Trust
'Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals' – this gorgeous book is a great introduction to our amazing wildlife – and a call to action to save them before it's too late.
Just finished this terrific book by @AgaGrandowicz – Remarkable Creatures: A Guide to Some of Ireland’s Disappearing Animals. Lots of interesting facts and some great artwork. Aga is fast becoming one of the best wildlife artists in Irish children’s books.
Sarah Webb
Sarah Webb
Just finished this terrific book by @AgaGrandowicz – Remarkable Creatures: A Guide to Some of Ireland’s Disappearing Animals. Lots of interesting facts and some great artwork. Aga is fast becoming one of the best wildlife artists in Irish children’s books.
Delighted to stock this gorgeous new book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals], who illustrated the gorgeous sea life mural in #Greystones. It is beautifully illustrated and perfect for readers age 10+.
Halfway up the Stairs
Halfway up the Stairs
Delighted to stock this gorgeous new book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals], who illustrated the gorgeous sea life mural in #Greystones. It is beautifully illustrated and perfect for readers age 10+.
Delighted to receive my 3 copies of this beautiful book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals]. I got them as gifts for children but would also be loved by adults. Should have got one for myself.
Codie Cory
Codie Cory
Delighted to receive my 3 copies of this beautiful book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals]. I got them as gifts for children but would also be loved by adults. Should have got one for myself.
Lovely gift for any child, sooner they can learn about other species the sooner they can care for them & we're sure will help adults in their lives too! [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals]
Cork Environmental Forum
Cork Environmental Forum
Lovely gift for any child, sooner they can learn about other species the sooner they can care for them & we're sure will help adults in their lives too! [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals]
Got this beautiful book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals] for my children. It is filled with amazing artwork of Irish wildlife that is under threat, information on those animals and lots of fun activities to do with kids...
Sandra Tiernan
Sandra Tiernan
Got this beautiful book by @AgaGrandowicz [Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals] for my children. It is filled with amazing artwork of Irish wildlife that is under threat, information on those animals and lots of fun activities to do with kids...
'Blue tit chick' – this book has been not just a story before bed for my girls, but an instrument of wonder. The story, despite being about an ordinary walk, it's so rich in details and sensations that my girls find themselves sometimes relating to the person and sometimes to the...
Dalia Ramos
Dalia Ramos
'Blue tit chick' – this book has been not just a story before bed for my girls, but an instrument of wonder. The story, despite being about an ordinary walk, it's so rich in details and sensations that my girls find themselves sometimes relating to the person and sometimes to the...

Our writers

Aga Grandowicz
Aga Grandowicz is an award-winning multi-skilled creative/art director, visual designer, illustrator and artist. In 2016, after spending 19 years as an art director and a graphic designer working for various businesses and ad agencies,Aga decided to dedicate more time to her lifelong passion for nature and animals. Since then, Aga has worked on many wildlife-related projects contributing to them with her design and illustration skills. Aga is also the founder of Natural World Publishing and its sister company – Natural World Design. Aga wrote (and illustrated) ‘Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals’.
Patricia Forde
Patricia Forde is an award-winning author from Galway. She is the 2023-2026 Laureate na nÓg (Ireland’s Children’s Laureate).  Patricia writes in Irish and in English, both picture books and novels, and her books are published all over the world.  She lives in Galway with one husband, two adult children and a dog called Ben. Patricia contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Muireann Ní Chíobháin
Muireann Ní Chíobháin is a children’s author and a proud Irish speaker. When she’s not making books, TV shows or cakes, you’ll find her in the sea, doodling in her sketchbook or trying to entertain her very energetic young sons with silly stories and songs. Muireann contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Sadhbh Devlin
Sadhbh Devlin is an award-winning writer of adorable Irish language picturebooks. Sadhbh’s book, Beag Bídeach (Futa Fata, 2018), was shortlisted for four prestigious awards, including the Children’s Books Ireland, Book of the Year Award and Gradam Réics Carló. Her book, Geansaí Ottó (Futa Fata, 2020), won the LAI: Book of the Year Award in 2021. She was the Dublin City University Irish Language Writer in Residence for 2022. Sadhbh lives in Co. Wicklow with her husband and twin daughters. Sadhbh contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Meg Grehan
Meg Grehan is the author of four books for children and young adults. They are The Space Between, The Deepest Breath, Baby Teeth and The Lonely Book. She won the CBI Eilish Dillon Award 2018 and Judges Special Award 2020 and has been shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. She loves rain, slugs and snails and really, really big trees. Meg contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Deirdre Sullivan
Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher from Galway. She has written nine acclaimed books for young adults, including Savage Her Reply (Little Island 2020), Perfectly Preventable Deaths (Hot Key Books 2019), and Tangleweed and Brine (Little Island 2017). Her collection of short fiction for adults, I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay was published in 2021. Weave, a collaborative collection of short fiction and folklore, co-written by Deirdre and Oein DeBhairduin and illustrated by Yingge Xu was released in 2022 by Skein Press.  Deirdre contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
E.R. Murray
E.R. Murray writes for children, young adults and adults. Her novels include Caramel Hearts and the award-winning Nine Lives Trilogy; The Book of Learning (Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read 2016), The Book of Shadows (shortlisted Irish Literacy Association/Irish Book Awards), and The Book of Revenge. Elizabeth’s writing has a strong sense of place. She lives in West Cork where the natural landscape provides plenty of inspiration. She also loves to travel and goes on many adventures to fuel her stories. Elizabeth contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Sheena Wilkinson
Described in The Irish Times as ‘one of our foremost writers for young people’, Sheena Wilkinson is the award-winning author of eight novels for children and one for adults, as well as many short stories and personal essays.  Sheena contributed to our‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’ ‘The Rabbit Garden’ was inspired by the many pets she had as a child, and by her greyhound’s endless fascination with the rabbits in her local fields. 
Caroline Busher
Caroline Busher is an Irish Times best-selling author and Irish Book Award nominated author. Her books include The Ghosts of Magnificent Children, The Girl Who Ate The Stars, The Legend of Valentine Sorrow and The Spectacular Library of Magical Things. Caroline graduated with a First Class Honours MA in Creative Writing from UCD. She is the recipient of many awards for her work, which include Arts Council Awards, Two Literature Bursary Awards and the Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award from Wexford County Council. Caroline was the Reader in Residence with Wexford Public Library Services. She is on the Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools Scheme and is a book reviewer on Ireland AM. Caroline contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Gina McCrudden
Gina loves a good story and has been sharing hers for over 20 years. She’s an accomplished writer and editor who connects with the kind of warmth and humour that makes reading her work feel like you’re hearing her stories first-hand and told just for you. Growing up in Northern Ireland, studying in Scotland, and making her home in Dublin has helped Gina shape a real and entertaining writing style that gives young and not-so-young readers a little glimpse into her quirky perspective of the world and the people in it. Gina contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Georgia Lininger
Georgia Lininger can often be found with her family on their little ranch in northern California, spoiling their animals galore. Time and again, she can be heard explaining to the goats and chickens why they cannot come into the house whenever they would like. A writer and educator, her first three children’s books are available now, with more on the way. For more information, check out  www.GeorgiaLininger.com and www.SalusPublishing.com.  Georgia contributed to our ‘Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children’.
Bernardine Mulryan
Bernardine is an Irish writer. She wrote ‘Blue Tit Chick’.

Our illustrators

Aga Grandowicz
Aga Grandowicz is an award-winning multi-skilled creative/art director, visual designer, illustrator and artist. In 2016, after spending 19 years as an art director and a graphic designer working for various businesses and ad agencies,Aga decided to dedicate more time to her lifelong passion for nature and animals. Since then, Aga has worked on many wildlife-related projects contributing to them with her design and illustration skills. She is also the founder of Natural World Publishing and its sister company – Natural World Design. Aga illustrated (and wrote) 'Remarkable Creatures: a guide to some of Ireland’s disappearing animals', 'Blue Tit Chick' written by Bernardine Mulryan, and 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'for which Aga illustrated the cover, the introduction, the postface andLittle Guide written by Deirdre Sullivan.
Lauren O’Neil
Originally from Wexford, Lauren has worked as an illustrator from her home in Dublin since 2015. She has a passion for portraits, characters and pop culture and loves to experiment with her style across advertising, packaging, animation and publishing projects. With a background in both fine art and graphic design, her work is a versatile mixture of traditional and digital media, usually combining detailed line with bold colour palettes or rich textures. She has won awards for her children’s books and and worked with a diverse portfolio of clients, including Guinness, Vodafone, Penguin Random House and Elton John. Lauren illustrated 'The Wonderful Thing' written by Sadhbh Devlin for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
David Parkins
David Parkins has been an illustrator for over forty years. In that time he has produced work for school textbooks, children’s fiction, picture books, comics, magazines and newspapers, with the occasional dabble in animation. He likes to work in the way that best fits the project, so over the years he has worked in many different styles. It makes life interesting. David illustrated 'The Lonely Lighthouse Keeper' written byPatricia Forde for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Aleksandra Michalska-Szwagierczak
Born in 1964, Aleksandra received MFA in graphic design from Wyższa Szkola Pedagogiczna (Pedagogical University) in Krakow, Poland.
She works as a book illustrator and art teacher. Aleksandra is interested in the history of art, ethnography, myths, tales, and nature. Aleksandra illustrated 'The Rabbit Garden' written by Sheena Wilkinson for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Dena Seiferling
Dena Seiferling is a Canadian illustrator who writes and illustrates children’s books with a soft spot for animals and nature. Most days she can be found in her studio, working on drawings and needle-felted sculptures. Dena's illustrations in Night Lunch, her most recent book written by Eric Fan, was awarded the Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year award from the New York Times and New York Public Library. Dena illustrated 'The Little Snail' written by Meg Grehan for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Dan Williams
Dan Williams lives and works in London.
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 1989 he has worked with many distinguished clients in the publishing world.He is keen on natural history, and now spends more of his time in the Suffolk countryside: painting on location, walking and exploring. Dan illustrated 'Rich as Kings' written by Gina McCrudden for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Shevaun Doherty
Shevaun Doherty is an Irish botanical and nature artist. An award-winning artist, she exhibits regularly in Ireland and overseas, including the National Gallery Ireland 2020.  Her work is part of the Irish National collection- Crawford Gallery, Cork and Natural History Museum, Dublin. She considers herself a visual storyteller, using her skills to raise awareness about conservation. She has designed four sets of Flora and Fauna National postage stamps for Ireland and artwork for the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Shevaun illustrated 'Sowing Wild' written by Muireann Ní Chíobháin for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Melpomeni Chatzipanagiotou
Melpomeni Chatzipanagiotou, is an internationally published Illustrator & Graphic Designer specialising in detailed pen art. Well known for her series of coloring books, works on wood, her typographical illustrations and artworks that explore natural, botanical & celestial themes with an otherworldly connection. With many years of experience in the creative industry, Melpomeni is working as an independent artist, creating work for clients and design agencies worldwide. Melpomeni illustrated 'The Fox’s Heart' written by Caroline Busher for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.
Ida Mitrani
Ida Mitrani is a visual artist living in Ireland since 1997. She received a First Class Honours Masters degree in Art and Process from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 2021. Her work is now part of the public collection in the National Library in Dublin, the National Archives of Ireland, and the Arts Office in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown. She has been awarded the Arts Council Agility award in 2022, the Dublin Arts Office residential space, and the Arts for Health residency award at Uillinn West Cork Arts Center in 2021.  Ida illustrated 'Rings of a Tree' written by Georgia Lininger for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'
Nisha Sehjpal
Ever since Nisha can remember, she’s been intrigued by colours. Having tried oils and acrylics, she found that watercolour as a medium resonates with her the most. With each of Nisha’s paintings, her intention is to convey the transient, impermanent quality of every moment. Like sand slipping through the fingers, she wants the viewer to feel the urgency to look now or the subject might disappear into thin air. Nisha illustrated 'Garden for Grygoriy' written by E. R. Murray for 'Wild Wonders, an anthology of short nature stories for children'.

About us

At Natural World Publishing, established in 2021, we celebrate the beauty and importance of all living things. From Ireland’s most delicate flowers and native birds to the world’s most majestic animals and marine life, and the unique environments they call home. Great or small. Lesser-spotted or thriving in our own backyards. We’re inspired by them all and will use them to create beautiful and conscious books.
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