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Join our team: Research & Evaluation Officer required

Children’s Books Ireland is seeking a Research & Evaluation Officer to work 2 days per week as part of our team.  ABOUT CHILDREN’S BOOKS IRELAND: Children’s Books Ireland’s vision is an Ireland in which books are central to every child’s life and where meaningful engagement with books is supported by passionate and informed adults in families, schools, libraries and .

Join our team: Administrative Assistant required

ABOUT CHILDREN’S BOOKS IRELAND: Children’s Books Ireland’s vision is simple: every child a reader. Our mission is: to inspire a love of reading in children and young people in Ireland, to share our expertise and enthusiasm with the adults who guide and influence them, and to champion every child’s right to excellent books and live literature events and support .

Children’s Books Ireland is hiring!

We are looking for a dynamic individual who would like to be part of our busy team. Click through the link above for detailed job specification and details on how to apply.  Applications must be received by 4pm on Friday 10 July 2020. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Call Out for Talented Picture Book/Graphic Novel Writer for International LGBTQ+ Children’s Literature Project.

Pop Up Projects, a UK-based children’s literature organisation are looking to commission a Republic of Ireland based children’s book author to take part in an international literature creation project, along with several other authors in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland. The ideal person has a proven ability of writing for picture books and/or graphic novels, is passionate .

#GrowAReader

Every year, here in Children’s Books Ireland HQ we get our collective heads together to come up with a theme for the upcoming Children’s Books Ireland Recommended Reads guide and related printwork. We start in March every year, and once we have decided that, we try to match an Irish illustrator to that theme. This year, we chose the .

PLANT A SEED, GROW A READER

  In September each year, Children’s Books Ireland launches our reading guide. Through this guide, we recommend the best books in all genres and age groups, enabling children and young people – with the help of a parent, guardian, grandparent, teacher or librarian – to find the right book for them. Within this guide you’ll discover over 340 of .

CBI 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, .

Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries Shortlist Announced

It is with great delight we announce the shortlist for this year’s Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries.   The shortlistees are: Primary Schools St Vincent de Paul Primary School, Belfast O’Callaghan Mills National School, Clare Ballinspittle National School, Cork St Pauls Nursery and Primary School, Derry Balbriggan Educate Together NS, Dublin Holywell Educate Together NS, Dublin Dublin 7 Educate Together .

Call Out for Bookbag 2018

  Bookbag is a children’s book gifting initiative, funded by Brown Bag Films and delivered in partnership with Children’s Books Ireland. Our aim is to get books into the hands of children in primary schools in Dublin and to inspire a love of reading in young people. We do this through gifting a book to every child in the .
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