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15,000 children experiencing disadvantage to receive #ImagineNation playbook

Next week we will start delivering an additional 15,000 copies of the beautifully produced #ImagineNation playbook to children who are in real need and experiencing disadvantage, living in direct provision centres or emergency accommodation, children experiencing homelessness, children’s hospitals and children’s charities all over Ireland. The #ImagineNation playbook was created in partnership between An Post and Children’s Books Ireland and with the kind .

Create Outdoors with Cairn Homes

We’re back with Create Outdoors with Cairn Homes and Children’s Books Ireland, with even more excellent titles, carefully chosen by Children’s Books Ireland Book Doctor Ruth Concannon. This time we’re focusing on books for the 9 – 12 age group,  brilliant books that will encourage children to get outside and have fun. Read the full reviews below! 9–12 JUANITA .

The Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries 2019/20

Children’s Books Ireland is pleased to announce the six schools which have been chosen to receive the 2019/20 Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries, named in memory of our former patron and long-time friend of the organisation. Children’s Books Ireland received three hundred applications from schools all over the island of Ireland for this round and has received over 700 applications .

The Any-Book Book Club with Juliette Saumande and the Smurfit Kappa Foundation

Children’s Books Ireland and the Smurfit Kappa Foundation are working together to support schools across the island of Ireland with resources and online activities. Five schools have been chosen to receive hundreds of brilliant new books for their school libraries, alongside resources from Children’s Books Ireland, training for the school as well as an amazing artist as their school’s .

Ráiteas faoin nGaeilge/Irish Language Statement

Glacann Leabhair Pháistí Éireann leis an imní atá curtha in iúl faoin easpa teideal Gaeilge sa Bedtime Books Reading Guide a foilsíodh i mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2019, don ócáid liteartha bheo Storytime Express agus i playbook ImagineNation an tseachtain seo caite ina raibh gníomhaíocht amháin dhátheangach. Tacaíonn Leabhair Pháistí Éireann i gconaí le húdair, maisitheoirí agus foilsitheoirí leabhar agus le teaghlaigh agus .

KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards Update

Over the past few weeks we have been working hard to find ways for children to connect with our shortlisted titles, authors and illustrators. We understand getting the books is an obstacle at the moment, but we hope young readers can join us in some way.    Over the next six weeks we will be posting videos, on our YouTube channel, of .

#shareastory While Staying Apart

Children’s Book Ireland and Family Friendly HQ Launch #shareastory While Staying Apart Reading Campaign Children’s Books Irelasd have teamed up with Ireland’s trusted parenting community, Family Friendly HQ, to launch a new initiative, #shareastory. While many family members, especially grandparents, are finding it tough staying away from loved ones, this initiative can help them to enjoy reading together while .

Children’s Books Ireland Covid-19 update

Office The Children’s Books Ireland office is closed, and all staff are working from home, and will be for the foreseeable future following Government advice.  Our contact details and the projects each staff member is responsible for can be found here. We will be continuing on with our usual work, with a new particular focus on making resources available .

The O’Brien Press Design-a-Cover Competition

Children’s Books Ireland has joined with The O’Brien Press to give children the opportunity to have their artwork featured on the cover of a professionally published book. We are looking for help in re-jacketing Gordon Snell’s The Supermarket Ghost, first published in 2007. With a new edition set to be launched in Autumn 2020, this exciting ghostly adventure needs a great .

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