Carmel is the author of eight children’s books in Irish and English.
She started writing in 2010 and her first picture book Spidey was published by Cló Mhaigh Eo in 2012.
She loves reading and writing picture books and reading and researching Irish History books and has been successfully published in both of these genres.
She has worked as a librarian in Dún Laoghaire for many years and uses this expertise to recommend suitable reading material for all ages. She has a special interest in reluctant readers.
Originally from Co Mayo, she now lives in Co Wicklow.
‘Anna Haslam Pioneering Suffragette’ – Irish Centenary History Series for ages 8+
Due out 09/22
Anna Fisher Haslam was born into a Quaker family in Youghal, Co Cork. She is a significant Irish historical figure, due to her lifelong connection with the suffrage movement, realising her dream in December 1918 when she was driven to the polling station to vote for the first time.