Gypsy, Roma Traveller

A selection of titles promoted to celebrate Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history month.

Fiction and non-fiction books for adult readers, and also several childrens' picture books by Richard O'Neill.

Browse our collection of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller related eAudio and eBooks at this link: Kirklees Libraries' eAudio and eBook collection

Updated May 20, 2024
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The lost homework
O'Neill, Richard (Storyteller)
In this new addition to our 'Travellers' Tales' series, Sonny devotes his weekend to helping his neighbours and fellow Travellers with a variety of tasks. He uses many skills, from calculating the amount of fuel needed for a journey, to restoring a caravan. In fact, the only thing he doesn't do over...
Ossiri and the Bala Mengro
O'Neill, Richard.
A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will...
Gypsy boy
Walsh, Mikey.
An Eye-Opening Memoir of Growing Up Gypsy Mikey Walsh was born into a Romany Gypsy family. They live in a secluded community, and little is known about their way of life. After centuries of persecution, Gypsies are wary of outsiders, and if you choose to leave you can never come back. ...
This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing
Winspear, Jacqueline
A 2021 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Critical/Biographical "Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and...

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