Orna Ní Choileáin
An Gúm 2016
Bíonn uaigneas ar Eric uaireanta, bíonn Mam agus Daid chomh gafa lena dheirfiúracha óga nach dtugann siad mórán airde ar Eric.
Ba bhreá leis dá mbeadh cara aige. Nuair a thagann Morf, áfach, níl a fhios ag Eric an é sin an cineál carad a theastaíonn uaidh in aon chor.
Deir sé go bhfuil sé ag iarraidh cabhrú leis, ach ní léir gurb é leas Eric atá á dhéanamh ag an bhfear beag glas.
Eric gets lonely sometimes, his parents being distracted by his younger sisters means he is not the focus of their attention.
He’d love to have a friend. However, when Morf arrives Eric isn’t sure if he’s the type of friend that he really wants.
Morf says that he’s trying to help Eric, but does he really have Eric’s best interest at heart?
This is the latest story for young readers from the well known children’s writer Orna Ní Choileáin. Awarded second prize in its category at Oireachtas na Samhna 2015.