My Story: The Hunger

Say hello to yesterday without a Tardis. Discover My Story: the addictive series where history gets real. No imitation will do. Ireland, 1845. Blight has ravaged the precious potato crop that keeps the country going, and people everywhere are starving. The wholesome potatoes that Phyllis and her family hoped to dig up are all turned to stinking rot. How will Phyllis support her hungry family now? The answer might lie with her rebel brother, who sweeps her up into the fight for a free and fair Ireland…

  • A gripping fictional diary from a favourite series
  • One of the most turbulent moments in Irish history
  • Written by author and TV actress Carol Drinkwater
  • Bestselling series with over a million copies sold

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  • loved it

    I think this is a great book because, it gives us a real insite in to how it was in the Irish potato famine. I got so in to the book that I read it in one day!!!

    21 March 2015

  • Definitely a classic, amazing.

    8 March 2014

  • Really good book because there’s not many books about Irish girls

    6 March 2014

  • loved it

    I thought this book was really good and had me gripped from the start! I would definitely recommend this book to any history lovers!!:)

    19 October 2012

  • loved it

    I loved this book, especially because it’s about an Irish girl. It was the first My Story book I ever read and it brought me to so many amazing books so thank you Carol Drinkwater!!

    30 June 2012

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Authors

  • Carol Drinkwater

    Carol Drinkwater is a former actress and now best-selling author for both children and adults. She has written many My Story titles for Scholastic and is the author of the highly successful Olive Farm series. Carol lives in the south of France.

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