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by Kathi ‘Fatti’ Burke

It’s a time-travelling journey through Ireland … it’s a Historopedia!

From the team behind 2015’s runaway bestseller Irelandopedia comes a dazzling new adventure through Ireland’s history.


Historopedia is John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland, discovering it’s history, era by era.

Buckle up and get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland’s history and discover the story of Ireland, era by era. A perfect introduction to Ireland’s history for young and old, this illustrated journey through Ireland’s culture and events explores over ten thousand years filled with bloody battles, dreadful disasters and revolutionary rebels.

Together Fatti and John have created a trip through time, past courageous Celts, rampaging Vikings and rebellious republicans.Historopedia looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, cottages and tenements. Learn about the Great Famine, the vicious Vikings and the Easter Rising. Protest with the suffragettes, set sail with Granuaile and hunt with the Neolithic people.

With Historopedia, you will learn about the men, women (and dinosaurs) who came here before us.

So, time travellers, are you ready to go on the adventure of a lifetime?

About the Author

Kathi Fatti Burke is a Dublin-based illustrator, a member of the Irish Guild of Illustrators and the Association of Illustrators (UK), as well as an Irish trivia obsessive. Map-making has been a prominent feature in her work, a trademark that she has become known for in Irish illustration circles. Her first book, Irelandopedia,won the Tubridy Show Listeners’ Choice Award at the Irish Book Awards 2015 and was a national bestseller. She lives in Dublin.

John Burke is Fatti’s dad. He is a retired primary school teacher and was Teaching Principal of Passage East National School from 1980 to 2009. He has taught all age groups during his career, but focused most of his teaching on the older classes. He has always had a special interest in environmental studies and local history. He is a board member of Waterford Teacher’s Education Centre and Secretary of Barony of Gaultier Historical Society. He has been an office holder with Waterford GAA and Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. He was not born in the Middle Stone Age, New Stone Age or even the Iron Age (despite what Fatti says), but was in fact born in 1946. He lives in Waterford.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.6 × 19.7 cm

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