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Every Child A Reader

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 Receives the Business to Arts Judges’ Special Recognition Award

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 .

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 .
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