Children’s Books Ireland is seeking four Champions of Reading to work with our school Reading Communities as part of our Every Child a Reader project over a three-year period thanks to the generous funding received from the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal with the Community Foundation for Ireland. The schools are based in counties Mayo, Galway, Cork and Louth, and .
Children’s Books Ireland and the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal with the Community Foundation for Ireland are pleased to announce the four primary schools we will be working with over the next three years as part of the Every Child A Reader: Reading Communities project. These schools impressed us with strong applications that told us what they’re already doing to .
Children’s Books Ireland is conducting a survey on the reading habits and attitudes of children and young people. We want young people aged 9+ to tell us about what makes them want to read, what stops them from reading and who influences them to read. What we learn from these surveys will be important in helping us to plan .
Children’s Books Ireland is delighted to announce the Every Child A Reader project. With this title, we are bringing several of our school library book-gifting programmes together under one name. Nearly 400 schools applied for school library support from Children’s Books Ireland in 2020. Additional funding has allowed us to choose 18 schools to work with this school term, .
Children’s Books Ireland is honoured and proud to receive the Business to Arts Judges’ Special Recognition Award supported by Accenture for a selection of our partnerships. We would like to thank KPMG, Ecclesiastical, An Post, The Community Foundation for Ireland, Brown Bag Films, Rethink Ireland and William Fry for their support and enthusiasm for our projects. These partnerships allow .
Children’s Books Ireland is pleased to announce that it will be working to bring the joy of reading to children in four primary schools in Cork, Dublin, Louth and Waterford thanks to the support of The Ireland Funds. Last Autumn we asked schools to tell us about the impact COVID-19 had on reading in their school as part of .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .