Swipe TV and Children’s Books Ireland are giving your class the chance to win a library for your school! Children’s Books Ireland has been making books a part of every child’s life and now you could win a €2,500 worth of books for your school library! For a chance to win, we want your class to create a work .
Harry Potter needs no introduction, and very little should be said in order to avoid that most heinous of crimes, SPOILERS! Suffice to say that, following on from the ending of the final book in the original Harry Potter series, the kids are all grown up and have children of their own, and it is into this world that .
The Dublin Book Festival is back this November running from 10 – 13 November with 4 Days of Readings, Public Interviews, Debates, Book Launches and Workshops. Mingle with authors, publishers and book lovers in The Winter Garden replete with cafe, children’s area, adult reading area and bookshop. Most events will take place in Smock Alley, Temple Bar as well as .
Laureate na nÓg is an initiative of the Arts Council, administered by Children’s Books Ireland (CBI), with the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Department for Children and Youth Affairs and Poetry Ireland. Children’s Books Ireland is currently welcoming applications for the role of Laureate na nÓg Project Manager. This is a paid, part-time role. Please click .
Zombies! Freaky pumpkins! Vampires! If your young reader has been counting down the days till Halloween as if it were Christmas, here are a couple of great books to sink their fangs into and wait until 31 October. There are countless picturebooks involving skeletons, pumpkins, witches and spiders for the little ones. A lovely addition to the shelves this .
RTÉ’s SwipeTV and Children’s Books Ireland are giving you the chance to win a library for your school! CBI has been making books a part of part of every child’s life and now you could win a library full of them! All you have to do is show us why you love your favourite book. Be creative- draw a .
This year, wherever you are in Ireland, events and activities will be taking place to encourage children to enjoy the experience and the magic of reading! October is a jam-packed month of fun-filled opportunities featuring Irish and international authors and illustrators, and catering for the reading preferences of everyone from toddlers to teens and beyond, with everyone celebrating the .
The annual Children’s Books Ireland Award is presented to a person or organisation in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the world of children’s books. This very special award recognises individuals and organisations whose enthusiasm, passion and hard work over the years is inspiring to so many, and we are now asking our members to take the time to .
For the second year running Children’s Books Ireland and Laureate na nÓg will bring all the wonder, magic and fun of children’s books to the Mindfield arena at Electric Picnic. Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch will appear in the Literary Tent along with some high profile author and illustrator friends on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September, alongside .
Former UK children’s laureate, best-selling and best-loved children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson was in Dublin recently to promote her latest novel, and I was delighted to be invited by Inis to meet her.