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Offaly Man Creates Kids Book Based Off Own Children's Imaginations

He used creatures they used to believe lived in their garden as the inspiration.

An Offaly man has transformed stories he used to tell his kids into a book.

Using his spare time wisely during lockdown, Michael Barnes put pen to paper and created The Natureals: Book 1 - Granny's Big Secret - based off magical creatures his children used to imagine lived in their garden.

Michael - who's since sourced artwork and published the book online - says he undertook the project to stay busy during the pandemic, not to make money, so all of the funds are going to UNICEF:

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