Competition Time for Shaun the Sheep fans! To celebrate the eve of World Book Day, we at CBI thought we’d add to the excitement by running another competition. Shaun the Sheep The Movie books! http://www.walker.co.uk/Shaun-the-Sheep-Movie-The-Book-of-the-Film-9781406359640.aspx Thanks to Walker Books, there are six baa-rilliant books about the adventures of Shaun, and we at CBI have a full set to giveaway!
Back in October 2014 CBI was delighted to yet again work with The O’Brien Press on the annual Design-a-Cover competition. The book chosen was The Lost Fairy by Marian Broderick and children across the country were asked to get artistic and create a new cover for the book.
The Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinics will be touring all over Ireland in 2015 thanks to a grant from the Arts Council under the Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme.
There may be only three sleeps to Christmas but it’s not too late to give the gift of CBI Membership to someone who loves children’s books – or to buy it for yourself!
A Day in the Life, a one-day conference from CBI is coming to the newly opened dlr LexIcon on Saturday 24th January. CBI has gathered together a collection of excellent, inspiring speakers to shed a light on the most exciting happenings in children’s books, including our own projects.
CBI has been bringing the Book Clinic to families since 2011, assisting children to find the next book they will love. The Book Clinic has brought CBI to arts venues, Christmas markets, shopping centres and schools! We are delighted to announce our Book Clinic tour for 2015 which will bring the Book Clinic all over the island of Ireland.
As the yuletide season is well under way, many of you might be considering treating your loved ones, or even your own good self, to some literary treats. Here are just some suggestions to add to your list, including new titles but also some classics and personal favourites both new and old. Happy browsing …
As the excitement of the yuletide season continues to mount, we at CBI thought we’d add to the excitement by running another competition. This one is for all the Doctor Who fans out there. Did you know that Doctor Who is the longest running sci-fi TV show in the world and celebrated its 50th anniversary last year?
There was an Old Man of the Hague, Whose ideas were excessively vague; He built a balloon, to examine the moon, That deluded Old Man of the Hague. Who doesn’t enjoy a witty Limerick? This winter Master of Limericks, Edward Lear is celebrated by a number of publishers.
February 5 2015 will see the first ever Harry Potter Book Night. This exciting event will give new and existing fans a chance to share the wonder of J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable stories and, most excitingly, to introduce the next generation of readers to the unparalleled magic of Harry Potter. You are hereby invited to embrace the magic and banish .