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Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries winners 2021

Children’s Books Ireland announces fourth annual Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries winners – Four libraries of 300 books each to be donated to schools in Dublin, Offaly and Armagh Children’s Books Ireland are pleased to announce this year’s winners of a Robert Dunbar Memorial Library, named in memory of our former patron and long-time friend of the organisation. This was .

Bookbag at St. Catherine’s Infant School

Bookbag 2020 Bookbag is a children’s book-gifting initiative established by picturebook maker and creator of the Henry Hugglemonster series, Niamh Sharkey, during her term as Laureate na nÓg (2012–2014). The project is delivered in partnership with Brown Bag Films and Children’s Books Ireland and aimed at schools in areas of disadvantage, which may not have the necessary resources to fund author .

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 .

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