CELEBRATE OUR ISLAND!
with Isle of Man ABC
It is enjoyed by young children, early readers and Isle of Man enthusiasts, from near and far away.
The Isle of Man ABC Colouring and Activity Book is also OUT NOW! and ‘M is for Manx Cat The Musical’, by Stage Door Entertainment, is on tour in early 2020!
For tickets visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/stage-door-entertainment-28334948881
Matching Gifts include: pin badges, posters, gift wrap, greetings cards, tote bags, tea towels, coasters, magnets, keyrings, mugs, money boxes, collectors tins, lunch boxes, pencil cases, postcards and reward stickers!
Please Contact Us for author visits, bulk orders and custom product enquiries.
Take a peek inside M is for Manx Cat! An Isle of Man ABC
Imagined and designed on the Isle of Man, and printed here or just across the water in England, the Isle of Man ABC gift range includes:
Our celebratory PICTURE BOOK: M is for Manx Cat! An Isle of Man ABC
The Isle of Man ABC COLOURING and ACTIVITY BOOK
The full ISLE OF MAN ABC design on: postcards, greetings cards, posters, tea towels and double-sided tote bags
‘M is for MANX CAT’ pin badges, magnets, keyrings, collectors tins, coasters and placemats, pencil cases, enamel mugs and lunch boxes
‘L is for LOAGHTAN SHEEP’ magnets and tote bags
‘F is for FAIRY BRIDGE’ and ‘X is for eXTRA LEG’ coasters, magnets and keyrings
JOYFUL greetings cards and Christmas card (great framed!) and gift wrap featuring a selection of Kim Gee’s wonderful illustrations from our books
For more images please follow @isleofmanabc on Facebook and Instagram.
Books and gifts by Isle of Man ABC are available from Gemma Hjerth at pop up events (listed on by collection and from:
Bridge Bookshop, Ramsey
Ramsey Sweet Shop, Ramsey
The Tide, Ramsey
JJ Ribbons, Laxey
Lexicon Bookshop, Douglas
Manx Museum, Douglas
Mostly Manx, Douglas
Riley's Garden Centre, Braddan
Sea Terminal, Douglas
The Book Company, Douglas
Bridge Bookshop, Port Erin
Castle Rushen, Castletown
Gaslight Gift Shop, Castletown
Dovecote Tearooms & Gift Shop, Kirk Michael
House of Mannanan, Peel
Manx Wildlife Trust, Peel
Close Leece Farm, Patrick
The Mill Shop, Tynwald Mills, St John’s
If you are a retailer, charity or organisation who wishes to order our products in bulk, please get in touch!
ABOUT GEMMA & KIM
Author and Publisher
A Ramsey girl, born on the Isle of Man, Gemma Hjerth (née Webb) is an experienced marketer and project manager. She published M is for Manx Cat! An Isle of Man ABC, The Isle of Man ABC Colouring and Activity Book and the Isle of Man ABC gift range, to express her love of the Island and all things Manx.
Designer and Illustrator
Born in New York, Kim Gee is a talented graphic designer, illustrator and artist, who has made the Isle of Man her home. She expertly and patiently translated Gemma’s visions and imaginings into the wonderful artwork in the Isle of Man ABC range.
Follow these links to sing along to the songs in 'M is for Manx Cat!' and to have a go at Manx Dancing!
MANX DANCE LESSONS
MANX NATIONAL ANTHEM
To listen to the Manx National Anthem by WH Gill (first and last verses), performed by Caarjyn Cooidjagh for Culture Vannin, please play Track 29 above
Listen to Ramsey Town, arranged by WH Gill, performed by St Thomas' School in the Manx Folk Awards 2017
THE LAXEY WHEEL
Listen to The Laxey Wheel song by Stuart Slack, performed by Mannin Folk
HUNT THE WREN
Listen to Hunt the Wren, arranged by WH Gill, performed by Staa
Visit the Learn Manx website for even more online Manx Gaelic learning resources!
THIS IS AN ISLE OF MAN ABC:
TO CELEBRATE OUR ISLAND, FAIR AND FREE.
Mm is for Manx cat, with no tail to chase,
Zz is for zZZEEEOOowm! - a TT bike race!
Dd is for dancer, a smile on her face,
Yy is for yachts, that sail at some pace!
Learn about letters, play Hunt the Wren,
practise Manx songs that we sing now and then.
Explore the gems of the Isle of Man,
speak Manx Gaelic - you certainly can!
Manx culture, heritage, wildlife too,
a book of true treasures, especially for you.
GET IN TOUCH!
For bulk or custom orders, feedback, product suggestions, and 'author visit' requests, please do get in touch!
Gemma will get baaaa-ck to you soon!