Inis magazine: issue 65, April 2022

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.

"We’ll be looking back on some highlights of the past two and a half decades, and we’d love to hear your stories."

In this edition:

  • Cover image from Our Big Day written by Bob Johnson and illustrated by Michael Emberley, The O’Brien Press, 2022
  • A wonderful alchemy: Oisín McGann interviews Malachy Doyle, one of Ireland’s most prolific picturebook writers
  • Gifts that bind: Deirdre Sullivan interviews young adult newcomer Caroline O’Donoghue
  • Bealach Mhancháin: Eachtraíonn Manchán d’Aodh Ó Coileáin faoina thuiscint ar intinn leanaí, faoin tairseach isteach i saolta eile, faoin leabhar nua agus mar a chuireann focail faoi gheasa é.
  • KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2022: Chair of this year’s judging panel, Dr Pádraic Whyte, highlights the judging process and this year’s shortlist
  • Our wee place: Author Sophie Kirtley talks us through the creation of a special book to mark the 2021 centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland
  • Reviews/léirmheasanna

Cover image of Inis magazine, issue 65