Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt front cover

Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt

If you had one wish, Grandad, what would it be?

Wee Donkey's grandad would love to travel around Ireland,
but his old knees are too wobbly.

So Wee Donkey sneaks off on a great big adventure,
to bring back all the best things she can find!

Published by O'Brien Press.

Available wherever books are sold.

Shortlisted in the Literacy Association of Ireland Biennial Children's Book Awards 2021 - Category: 6-9 Years.

Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, donkey sneaks out with a cart
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, donkey sneaks off with the Jeanie Johnston in Dublin's docklands

“A heartwarming, funny and beautifully illustrated new picture book”

Primary Times

With lively rhyming text and bright, amusing illustrations, this picturebook mixes humour and heart with a touch of fantasy.”

Children's Books Ireland

“A warm and entertaining picture book from the team who brought you Where Are You, Puffling? A lovely bedtime book.”

Woman's Way

The light-hearted rhyming text is a joy to read alongside the colourful and bright illustrations that bring the action and locations to life. Heartwarming and humourous, this book is a delight … and educational, too.”

Fallen Star Stories
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, donkey sneaks off with the Glendalough round tower
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, donkey grabs a big basking shark in the Atlantic

“The lively rhyming text bounces along beautifully, and the illustrations are fabulous.”

Picture Book Snob

“Children aged 3+ who love animals will enjoy”

Irish Independent

“Humourous illustrations”

Irish Examiner
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, donkey takes a faerie from the Hill of Tara
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, the garda is not happy with wee donkey
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt, the garda van pulls the ship and everything else across the country

“Warm and entertaining”

RTE Guide

“This is such a sweet and beautifully illustrated picture book – the perfect way to explore Ireland with your little ones.”

Tales Before Bedtime
Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt back cover

Activity sheets are available to download here.

You can draw along with step by step drawing videos here.

You can read a little about how 'Wee Donkey's Treasure Hunt' came to be from both Erika and myself here.

Upcoming visits to bookshops, schools, libraries and festivals will be listed on my events page.

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