The Lit Are Coming To CBI’s Conference!

Waterford’s The Lit and their young writers, are coming to Children’s Books Ireland’s Festival Belonging this September to share their work with us. An annual festival, now on their third year, dedicated to providing new voices a place to share their love of reading and writing, The Lit is a fantastic event. Started by a group of 14-19 year .

Frances Hardinge Is Coming to CBI’s Conference and We Can’t Wait!

Frances Hardinge, the award-winning author of The Lie Tree and Cuckoo Song, is coming to Children’s Books Ireland’s conference, Belonging, this September. Frances has a talent for creating unique worlds, and spinning complex tales that twist and turn in unpredictable ways. In her own words, “I like to play with readers’ expectations and assumptions about characters, about plot, about .

Children’s Books Ireland needs your vote to bring the joy of reading to schools in need

Children’s Books Ireland is delighted to be the only Irish charity shortlisted for Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good, offering ten organisations the opportunity to be awarded £50,000 for great causes. This would allow us to gift books and facilitate author visits to schools all over Ireland over a three-year period, ensuring that children in disadvantaged schools have equal access to .

Back to School Reading List

    Ages 2-4: ALEXANDRA PENFOLD illustrated by SUZANNE KAUFMAN ALL ARE WELCOME BLOOMSBURY CHILDREN’S BOOKS 2019 (PBK) 40PP £6.99 ISBN 9781526604071 A beautiful book about a school where everyone is welcome no matter where they’re from or what they look like. We follow this wonderfully inclusive class through a day at school as the community prepares to celebrate .

Jarvis Is Speaking At CBI’s Conference, We Are Thrilled!

Jarvis, the award-winning creator of Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth, is coming to Children’s Books Ireland’s conference, Belonging, this September. Jarvis has shown himself to be an immensely talented illustrator and author, dedicated to creating bizarre and fun stories that are perfect for getting young children engaged with reading. From Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth (for which he won 2017 V&A .

Children’s Books Ireland Rebrand

    The team at Children’s Books Ireland has been working on a rebrand for some months now with our wonderful designer, Fintan Wall. Over twenty-two years, the logo has evolved a little. We have played with the branding on projects like the Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards, and we have other, secondary logos for our .

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