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Marita Conlon McKenna

Marita Conlon-McKenna lives in Dublin and is the author of the bestselling children's books trilogy Children of the Famine (O'Brien Press), illustrated by Donald Teskey.

The Hungry Road (Transworld), a major novel set against the backdrop of the Irish Famine from Marita Conlon-McKenna, stormed straight to Number 1 on the Irish bestseller list on publication.

Marita's latest text Fairy Hill (O'Brien Press, Feb 2023) follows 13-year-old Anna who is in the west of Ireland staying with her father. Strange things are happening but will anyone believe her?

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