This is the 5th in our Summer Postcard Series with Máire Zepf reading her story Rita agus an Lampa Draíochta. Listen to Máire read the story in Irish with English subititles.
Máire Zepf has written 12 books for children, from picture books to a YA verse novel. Winner of the KPMG Children’s Book of the Year, the Réics Carló Award and a White Raven in 2020, her books appear in 8 languages worldwide. The Co. Down author was the first Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland, based at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at QUB (2017-19). She is Artistic Director for Quotidian – Word on the Street.
‘Rita agus an Lampa Draíochta’ is the 6th book in the much-loved ‘Rita’ picture book series by Máire Zepf and Mr. Ando. In this tale of fantasy and sibling rivalry, Rita wants a magic lamp and a genie who will make all her wishes come true. But a genie can have more than one master, as Rita is about to find out.