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Children’s Books Ireland at Pride & New LGBTQ+ Reading List

Children’s Books Ireland are thrilled to be taking part in Pride Month this year, and to be promoting diversity and acceptance in children’s literature. We look forward to seeing lots of young readers and their families at Pride Village 2019, at Merrion Square in Dublin, where we will be running our Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic from 14:15 to .

Children’s Books Ireland and Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary Awards for Mid-Career Children’s Books Artists

Children’s Books Ireland and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre are pleased to announce an opportunity for three artists to avail of a week-long residency each, to take place in late 2019. These bursaries are designed specifically for mid-career children’s books authors or illustrators. While several schemes exist to support emerging and debut artists, these bursaries exist to support more experienced, .

CBI Book of the Year Awards 2018/19 winners announced

  UNPRECEDENTED HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS FOR DEBUT AUTHOR Author Kelly McCaughrain has won the CBI Book of the Year Award with Flying Tips for Flightless Birds at a ceremony held today at Smock Alley Theatre. Remarkably and for the first time in the twenty-nine years of the Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards, the same author has .

CBI Book of the Year 2019 Shadowing Pack

Interested in the CBI Book of the Year Shadowing Scheme, but missed the cut off to register for a printed and posted shadowing pack? Not to worry, you can download the CBI Book of the Year shadowing pack right here! The shortlisted books are: Mucking About by John Chambers Beag Bídeach scríofa ag Sadhbh Devlin, maisithe ag Róisín Hahessy .

CBI Book of the Year 2019 Shortlist Announced

Ten titles will compete for the Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards 2019, the most prestigious awards for children’s books in Ireland. The shortlist for the 29th Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) Book of the Year Awards was revealed today, Monday 11th March 2019 at the Strand Arts Centre, Belfast as part of Belfast Children’s Festival. Each of .

School Libraries Survey

Children’s Books Ireland launches school libraries campaign with Ryan Tubridy  ‘Libraries are a marvellous democratic tool: by being inclusive, open to all, they tend to equalise an otherwise very unequal society and are a force for social justice.’ Siobhán Parkinson, inaugural Laureate na nÓg CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SCHOOL LIBRARY SURVEY  Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is making two .

CBI Book of the Year Shadowing Scheme FAQS

CBI Book of the Year Shadowing Scheme FAQS We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions, to help those considering registering for shadowing. More information on the shadowing Scheme can be found here. You can download the registration form here, and a FAQ document here. Does Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) provide the books for shadowing groups to read? .

CBI Book of the Year Shadowing Scheme now open!

The CBI Shadowing Scheme is a unique programme for schools and libraries, designed to encourage awareness and enjoyment of the CBI Book of the Year Awards. We are delighted to announce that the 2019 Shadowing Scheme is now open for registration. Participating classes and junior book clubs make their own selection of suitable titles from the books shortlisted for .
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