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31st Aug 2022
to 31st Dec 2022

Age Range
0-4 , 5-8 and/or 9-12

Story Trails

Wicklow County Council’s Culture Team spearheaded by Wicklow Library Service is developing four outdoor story trails to be located in a forest, community garden, river walk and a town. The story trails are designed to bring children’s books to life, placing illustrated versions of stories by Irish Author Chris Judge page by page in unique locations for families to enjoy.  Alongside the story trails there will be community activation workshops, events and activities. 

There are four books in the Lonely Beast series all written and illustrated by Chris Judge. The Lonely Beast is about a very rare Beast who is determined to overcome his loneliness by undertaking a daring and dangerous quest to find others like him.  The stories will be printed on metal plates and can be rotated between the four locations so that each location will receive each story in the series. The Beast himself will be printed and laser cut and hidden somewhere along each story trail for children to find. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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