Inis magazine: issue 69, July 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.

‘Small ripples can make big changes, and we ask you, our members, to stand resolutely with us as we fight for children’s and young people’s right to read and to access great books from diverse perspectives.’

In this edition:

  • Cover image from Púcaí Schmúcaí! agus Dánta Eile by Gabriel Rosenstock and illustrated by Tarsila Krüse and Úna Woods, Futa Fata, 2023
  • The gift of reading: An exploration of Children’s Books Ireland’s book-gifting programmes by Ruth Ennis
  • Something thrilling this way comes: Ruth Concannon speaks to Sam Blake on new beginnings in young adult books
  • Léitheoirí luatha: Spléachadh ar an ábhar idir phictiúrleabhair agus léitheoireacht neamhspleách leis an Dr Róisín Ní Mhulláin
  • Multilayered illustrator: An interview with Britta Teckentrup by Dr Louise Gallagher
  • Children’s Books Ireland collection: In 2021 CBI donated our library to Dublin City University, as detailed here by Assistant Librarian Laura Ryan
  • Reviews/Léirmheasanna