Children’s Books Ireland’s yearly conference “Dreams and Nightmares” took place last month and it was my first time attending. I have been interning with CBI since mid-May and was at the conference as the team’s “official” Instagram reporter. It is safe to say that I thoroughly enjoyed covering the event and unleashing my inner “instagal” (the things we do .
CALL OUT FOR ARTISTS Children’s Books Ireland in partnership with Poetry Ireland are delighted to announce details of our Events for All training. We are looking for children’s writers, illustrators, poets and storytellers who are interested in delivering events for children and young people with Autism. We aim to provide authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers with the necessary training .
The theme for this year’s Children’s Books Ireland International Conference was Dreams and Nightmares. To help new writers and illustrators on the path to achieve their dreams, we’ve compiled a list of hints and tips from those who’ve come out the other side! Be Your Own Poet – Sarah Crossan is our reigning Laureate na nÓg and her mission .
The CBI Award is made to an individual or organisation in recognition of an outstanding contribution to children’s books. The recipient is nominated by the members of Children’s Books Ireland in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the reading lives of children in Ireland. Our CBI Award 2018 winner is Eve Molony, a volunteer school librarian from Scoil Ailbhe .
The Inis Reading Guide is our LARGEST ever edition and is one of our most important ways of sharing books. Through the guide, we recommend the very best books in all genres and age groups, enabling children – often with the help of a parent, guardian, grandparent, teacher or librarian – to find the right book for them. This year, the campaign .
The winner of the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award was revealed today at a ceremony held in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. Recipients of the Children’s Choice Award, Honour Awards for Fiction and Illustration, Eilís Dillon Award for a first children’s book and the Judges’ Special Award were also revealed. Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen .
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