Children of the Famine3 books in series
Under the Hawthorn Tree Summary
Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top-selling children's book. The phenomenal success of this original and enthralling book is celebrated with this audiobook edition.
A classic for young readers worldwide, Under the Hawthorn Tree continues to go from strength to strength, and this audio edition is a must for any collection.
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.