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KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2021: Meet the Judges

Children’s Books Ireland was delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2021 KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards on 9 March. The shortlist showcases excellence in writing and illustration for children and young people, and presents an impressive and powerful picture of the status of contemporary Irish children’s literature. To arrive at this year’s shortlist, the judging panel read a total .

Shortlist for the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2021 Announced

The titles competing for this year’s KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards have been revealed today, Tuesday 9 March, giving an impressive and powerful picture of the status of contemporary Irish children’s literature. The shortlist includes a collection of folk tales rooted in the oral tradition of the Irish Traveller community, a picturebook in the Irish language, and two historical .

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 .

World Book Day Recommendations on Ireland AM

World Book Day is an annual celebration of books and reading observed in over 100 countries around the globe. To mark the occasion this year, Children’s Books Ireland is making a special gift of 1,100 books to children and young people in the Travelling Community. A variety of high-quality picturebooks and early readers will be gifted to families through .

Children’s Book Recommendations on Today with Claire Byrne

CEO of Children’s Books Ireland, Elaina Ryan, on books that will transport readers all over the world (and to other worlds!) for World Book Day on 4th March 2021. In December, Children’s Books Ireland surveyed over 390 parents through research carried out by Behaviour & Attitudes. We asked them what they feel is the driving factor behind their children’s .
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