A Manx Alphabet
Pages: 26 Size: 15cm x 15cm Paperback ISBN 9781912668021
Beautifully illustrated by Vicky Webb, this book is attractively designed to engage young children looking at their first books, whilst giving them a taste of Manx.
Although alphabet books are common for young children, this one published by Culture Vannin is uniquely of the Isle of Man, as it is in Manx! The book's full-page illustrations begin with 'arran' (bread), 'bainney' (milk) and 'clag' (clock) and move through to V, W and Y (the Manx alphabet does not feature X and Z). The choice of words was made on the advice of the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh and others, with children and non-Manx-speaking adults in mind. Manx Phrases
Pages: 125 Size: 11.50cm x 17cm Paperback ISBN 9781912668014
This is a follow up book to the publication Manx Words. It provides the new speaker of Manx with a wide series of conversational phrases that cover a variety of different subjects.
The aim of the book is to help the reader develop their own conversational ability and to provide them with the confidence to talk about a wide variety of issues. Manx Words
Pages: 181 Size: 11.50cm x 17cm Paperback ISBN 9780993157844
This book is a list of words that will be of use to all those who have been learning the Manx language for a little while. It provides a core vocabulary that will help learners to start using Manx in everyday situations.
The book is based on the highly regarded Welsh Words book and it presents the key vocabulary words in context and also provides assistance with Manx grammar. First Thousand Words in Manx
Pages: 64 Size: 23xm x 31cm Paperback ISBN 9780995711402
This book provides a treasury of learning opportunities. It is an exciting picture book for pre-readers, a valuable practice book and spelling guide for beginner readers and writers, and a highly effective vocabulary builder for Manx language learners.
The illustrations are full of lively details giving children lots of things to enjoy spotting and to talk about. In this latest edition, words and pictures have been updated to reflect changes in everyday life. Sourey ny Danvargee
Pages: 184 Size: 21cm x15cm Paperback ISBN 9780993081637
This is the Manx Language edition of the Ellis Peters novel The Summer of the Danes
In the April of 1144, Brother Cadfael is sent to Wales on Church business, but becomes entangled in the affairs of a young woman desperate to escape an arranged marriage. The novel was translated in to Manx in 2017 by Caarjyn ny Gaelgey Tomato Cain
Pages: 146 Size: 15cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781870029384
This is a bilingual edition of Tomato Cain and seven other stories that were orginally published in 1949 and are specifically Isle of man based. They cover rural life in the island at the end of the 19th century and are the sort of tales the author would have heard from his grandparents whilst growing up about scandal, skeet and the bittersweet comedy of everyday life.
The Manx translation has been produced by Dr Brian Stowell in conjunction with Culture Vannin and the Isle of Man Arts Council to mark the celebrations of Island of Culture 2014. Slane Lhiat Vabban
Pages: 88 Size: 13cm x 20cm Paperback ISBN 9780957182592
This is the Manx Gaelic version of Alan Gutherie's novella, Bye Bye Baby. As an editor and author of crime fiction, Alan has won many plaudits for his crime writing. This novella was originally published by Barrington Stokes and has been translated into Manx by Dr Brian Stowell.
The story tells of a seven year old boy who disappears after school. The case is handed to Detective Frank Collins who has been looking to lead a high profile case for a while and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only the trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief stricken mother....and they have plans for frank Collins too! Lioar-Ihaih Ghaelgagh
Pages; 95 Size: 15cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9780957182578
The last twenty years has seen a remarkable increase in the use of Manx Gaelic.
This text is a welcome new resource. In particular , it provides a fascinating insight into the language as it was spoken in the nineteenth century. Ther author has provided us with an exciting glimpse of the rich idiom and vocabulary of the language as it was spoken then whilst the material discussed in the passages covers a wide range of topics such as politics, social change and folklore. The substantial body of prose from Manx newspapers as well as from the work of Ned Beg Hom Ruy is presented here in normalised orthography which will enable more Manx speakers and students to enjoy and learn from the material produced by men who learnt their Manx in a natural environment in the nineteenth century. Manx is Fun
Pages; 91 Size: 20cmx15cm Paperback ISBN 1870029305
A new fun and easy course in Manx Gaelic for the beginner designed to introduce the reader to using manx in lots of different situations
Droghad Ny Seihill
Pages 266 Size 14cm x 21cm Paperback
'Droghad ny Seihill (The Bridge of the Worlds) is a fantasy novel about a young Manx girl who discovers that she has unusual powers which allow her to travel to a parallel universe. Although permitting her to escape from her problems in this world, things start to become more sinister, people vanish and an ancient evil is awoken from its slumber.
Pages: 37 Size 15cm x 21cm Paperback
Kemmyrkagh is the second in the series of books written by Pól Ó Muirí to be translated into Manx. Readers of Paloma will already have made the acquaintance of Marika, a young Bosnian woman living with her daughter in a village in rural Ireland. Why did Marika have to flee from her own country? How did she travel to Ireland? What happened when she reached Ireland? These questions are answered in this short novel which portrays in Manx the difficulties encountered by refugees in Ireland. Difficult words and phrases are explained at the foot of each page
Paloma Oorskeeal da'n Yneseydagh Aasit
Pages; 40 Size 21cm x 15cm Paperback
This book is written for adult learners of Irish and is translated into Manx. The text is accompanied by footnotes to help the reader through together with a CD of the story being narrated.
Paloma tells the story of Paloma Pettigrew, a young female Garda who moves to the quiet countryside but comes across unexpected problems and has a complicated and dangerous crime to solve. First Hundred Words In Manx
Pages: 34 Size 30cm x 23cm Paperback ISBN 1870029283
This book is a bright and lively Manx wordfinder, containing over 500 simple words.
The book is designed to help you expand your Manx vocabulary in an enjoyable and fun way. Each familiar object has a Manx label, encouraging immediate association of word and object so that even beginners can enjoy learning new words. At the end of the book there is a Manx/English dictionary which covers all the words and includes an easy to use pronunciation guide. Everyday Manx Words
Pages: 48 Size: 30cm x 23cm Paperback ISBN 1870029291
This is a bright and lively Manx wordfinder, containing over 500 simple words. The book is designed to help you expand your Manx vocabularly in an enjoyable and fun way.
Abbyr Shen! Say That!
Pages: 95 Size: 15cm x 20cm Paperback+3 CDs
Beginners' course in Manx gaelic by Brian Stowell, presented by Doug Faragher and produced by Manx Radio. Booklet accompanied by three CDs.
Bun-Choorse Gaelgagh - Basic Manx Course
Pages: 76 Size 21cm x 15cm Paperback+4 CDs
A modern course in conversational Manx, recorded at Manx Radio by a team of fluent Manx speakers. Booklet accompanied by four CDs.
WE ARE SORRY, THIS ITEM IS CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT. English - Manx Dictionary
Pages: 113 Size: 21x15cm Hardback
First published in 1938, this pronouncing Dictionary has long been admired as a invaluable contribution to Manx studies. This current edition also has a supplement containing a number of new words.
English Manx Dictionary
Pages: 894 Size: 22x16cm Hardback
A very comprehensive English to Manx dictionary.
Cregeen Manx Dictionary
Pages: 247 Size: 22x17cm Hardback
A comprehensive dictionary along with an introduction to the Manx language.
SORRY, THIS DICTIONARY IS NOW OUT OF PRINT. Vocabulary of the Anglo-Manx Dialect
Pages: 206 Size: 23x15cm Hardback
This book reflects the different voice-inflexions as spoken in the Manx language.
Beginning Manx Gaelic
Pages: 122 Size: 29x20cm Paperback
An ideal book for beginners with lessons in Manx together with grammar and verbs.
Pages: 37 Size: 21x15cm Paperback
A series of graded lessons with phonetic pronounciation.
First Lessons in Manx: A Manx Primer
Pages: 85 Size: 15x21cm Paperback
£5.00 Jough-laanee Aegid as Skeealyn Elley
Pages; 144 Size 20cm x 13cm Paperback
'The Elixir of Youth and Other Stories'. Gifted young Manx writer Christopher Lewin presents two original stories, and two Hans Christian Andersen tales translated into Manx as well as an account of a family holiday. Softback. Skeealyn
Pages: 50 Size: 23cm x 15cm Paperback+CD
One of the most enthusiastic and talented language activists of his generation Lewis Crellin contributed much to the survival of Manx as a spoken language. The stories included here offer an insight to the commitment and talent of both a true Manxman and Gaelic scholar. Thanks to the dedication of people such as Lewis Crellin the language is now thriving and it is hoped that this publication will in some way repay the debt owed to campaigners such as him. This come with an accompanying CD narrated by Stewart Bennett and it will be of great interest to both the learner and fluent speaker of Manx Gaelic.
Bun-ry-skyn lesh Orry
Pages: 56 Size: 13cm x 20cm Paperback ISBN 9780957185234
Translated from the Irish into Manx by Christopher Lewin, Bun-ry-skynn lesh Orry tells the story of poor Orry: everything always seems to be upside down in his life. These three short stories, Drogh Laa Orry, Orry ayns Garey ny Beiyn and Orry sy ThieLheihys are suitable for both young and old alike
The Magic Tunnel
Pages: 34 Size 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN9781911177388
Ant and Bee are the two replica steam engines at the Great Laxey Mine Railway who fool around in their shed one night and end up travelling back in time through the magic tunnel (the present-day tunnel still used by the Railway). They talk to one another about the miners and going into the mine to transport the lead ore to the washing floors where women and children work outside in dirty conditions. The story ends when the engines come back to the present-time.
The book is part-fact and part-fiction, is beautifully illustrated throughout by the author and has parallel texts in both Manx and English Yn Gruffalo
Pages: 30 Size: 21cm x 27cm Paperback
This is the popular children's classic tale published in Manx Gaelic with all its original colourful artwork. The publication has the added attraction of a CD inside its back cover with the story read in Manx Gaelic by Annie Kissack.
Neen y Ghruffalo
Pages: 32 Size: 22cm x 27cm Paperback
This Manx Gaelic translation of the classic story, Gruffalo's Child, the follow up to Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo, tells the tale of the young Gruffalo on a cold and snowy night as she encounters the hullad/owl; shynnagh/fox; aarnieu/snake and of course the lugh vooar olk/the big bad mouse. The book comes with a free CD of the story narrated in Manx by Annie Kissack.