Inis magazine: issue 68, April 2023

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.

‘The Children’s Books Ireland team has kicked off 2023 with characteristic energy, having just returned from Bologna Children’s Book Fair where the Ireland stand, showcasing world-class
work from our publishers, made its postpandemic return.’

In this edition:

  • Cover image from Standing on One Leg Is Hard by Erika McGann and illustrated by Clive McFarland, The O’Brien Press, April 2023
  • Hope in young adult literature: Two of last year’s KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards winners, Adiba Jaigirdar and C.G. Moore, in conversation
  • An brat dofheictheachta ardaithe: Cíorann Tristan Rosenstock an oidhreacht a fhágann Laureate na nÓg Áine Ní Ghlinn ina diaidh
  • KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2023: Dr Pádraic Whyte, chair of the awards panel 2023, reflects on his time as both judge and chair
  • Arctic hares, giorria gealach: Kim Sharkey describes her unique artists residency under the Northern Lights
  • Inclusivity partnership: Erin Laidlaw, the second recipient of the Inclusivity Partnership, details her research
  • Reviews/Léirmheasanna



Cover of Inis 68