The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine.

When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of the dreaded workhouse, they escape.

Their one hope is to find the great aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess.

Also available on DVD.

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ISBN/EAN 9780862787431
Author Marita Conlon-Mckenna
Publisher The O'Brien Press
Publication date 20 Jan 2010
Format Hardback
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Children's Fiction Age 11+

Under the Hawthorn Tree Children of the Famine (Hardback)

Marita Conlon-Mckenna
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