Inis magazine: issue 58, January 2020

Inis is the magazine of Children's Books Ireland. Within these pages you will find features and articles on Irish and international children's books as well as in-depth reviews of new titles for children and teenagers. With its range of expert contributors, this is a key resource for teachers, writers, illustrators, librarians, parents/guardians and everyone interested in children's books.

"New year, new us! Welcome to the sleek, new-look Inis magazine – not a complete overhaul, but a little polish to match the new Children’s Books Ireland branding, designed by the endlessly talented Fintan Wall."

In this edition:

  • Cover image from Scúnc agus Smúirín written by Muireann Ní Chíobháin and illustrated by Paddy Donnelly, Futa Fata, 2019
  • Picture perfect wordsmith: Peter Donnelly talks to author–illustrator Alex T. Smith about his career to date
  • Still I rise: Deirdre Sullivan talks to Kwame Alexander about writing, family and poetry
  • The kids are alright: a brief history of The Lit, Ireland's only literature festival run by young people for young people
  • Tuismitheoirí na gaeltachta: Cuireann an eagraíocht Tuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta seirbhísí, cúnamh agus tacaíocht ar fáil do thuismitheoirí
  • Access all areas: Siobhán Parkinson highlights the work of the National Council for the Blind library, in particular their new Bookshare programme
  • Reviews/léirmheasanna