Inis magazine: issue 62, April 2021

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.

"Welcome to the spring issue of Inis magazine. It's been a year at home, and much of this issue is written from that perspective – a behind the scenes look at how things are working with all of us in our back bedrooms and at our kitchen tables."

In this edition:

  • Cover image from Maybe... , written and illustrated by Chris Haughton, Walker Books, 2021
  • Oasis of joy: Juliette Saumande discuss the brilliant #DrawWithRob campaign with the creator Rob Biddulph
  • Laying out the facts: Gráinne Clear takes us through the process of creating a non-fiction title
  • KPMG Children's Books Ireland Awards 2021: Chair of this year's judging panel, Dr Pádraic Whyte, highlights the judging process and this year's shortlist
  • Gan daoine, ní leabharlann é: Tarraingíonn Sadhbh Devlin aird ar an mbealach ar fhreagraigh na leabharlanna don phaindéim agus conas a lean siad de bheith i dteagmháil leis an bpobal
  • Early years interventions: Dr Mairéad Mooney showcases two Children's Books Ireland early years projects and discusses their impact
  • Reviews/léirmheasanna