Book 1 - Tony and Holly's Big Adventure
English version PDF, 5.4 MB
Teacher Resources PDF, 495 KB
Eachtra Mhór Antaine agus Holly PDF, 5.4 MB
Irish Audio PDF, 13.8 MB
In the story Tony and Holly's Big Adventure, the characters help us to learn about finding different types of information that we can use in the world around us. They ask us to think about how useful the information might be.
Focus: Managing Information
- asking questions
- clarifying the task
- locating information and clues and judging their usefulness.
Book 2 - Helping Nova
English version PDF, 4.15 MB
Teacher Resources PDF, 401 KB
Making Decisions PDF, 39 KB
Ag Cuidiú Le Nova! PDF, 3.96 MB
Irish Audio PDF, 7.91 MB
The story Helping Nova centres around a young boy, Tony, and his pet dog, Kizzy, who are faced with a problem. These characters help us learn about some of the challenges we face when solving problems and making good decisions.
Focus: Thinking, Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
- identifying possible options
- thinking through the consequences of each (pros and cons)
- weighing up options and making a choice.
Book 3 - Iris' Dream
English version PDF, 4.98 MB
Teacher Resources PDF, 334 KB
Generating PossibilitiesPDF, 10 KB
Aisling Áine PDF, 4.93 MB
Irish Audio PDF, 8.54 MB
In the story Iris' Dream the characters help us to be creative, to stimulate our imagination and to generate ideas and options about what to do in a range of circumstances.
Focus: Being Creative
- using imagination
- showing curiosity
- generating ideas and following them through.
Book 4 - Not on Your Own!
English version PDF, 4.51 MB
Teacher Resources PDF, 551 KB
Ní leat féin! PDF, 4.41 MB
Irish Audio PDF, 9.09 MB
The story Not on Your Own! is set on Rathlin Island, where, on a family holiday, Tony and his friend Holly meet up with two local children. The children realise that it is through working together that they can face different challenges and solve a dilemma.
Focus: Working with Others
- being fair
- agreeing roles and responsibilities
- taking the lead.
Book 5 - Keep Going, Brenda
English versionPDF, 4.41 MB
Teacher Resources PDF, 229 KB
PoemPDF, 9 KB
Coinnigh Ort, a BhreandaPDF, 4.34 MB
Irish Audio PDF, 10.4 MB
In the story Keep Going, Brenda the characters help us to think about the types of things that enable us to manage and succeed at difficult tasks and challenges.
- showing persistence
- seeking and taking advice from others
- working towards a goal
- being aware of strengths and weaknesses.