Inis magazine: issue 70, January 2024

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 have an endless curiosity about what makes a story special for a reader, what makes it click, and in this issue, we honour a couple of outstanding booksellers who go some way to putting these stories into the hands of young readers who visit their shops.’

In this edition:

  • Cover image from I Love You by Mary Murphy, Happy Yak, January 2024.
  • Worlds of wonder for children: Amy Devereux takes us to two of Ireland’s
  • independent children’s bookshops
  • Illustrating your own path: Ella Okstad interviews writer and illustrator
  • Nicola Colton
  • Silver and gold: Eve McDonnell discusses writing journeys with author
  • Sinéad O’Hart
  • Foinse na cruthaitheachta: Iniúchann Gabriel Rosenstock cuid de na
  • saothair ealaíne a spreag a chuid scríbhneoireachta
  • Balancing folklore and reality: Meg Grehan interviews fellow Eilís Dillon
  • Award winner Alex Dunne
  • Reviews/Léirmheasanna

Issue 70 of Inis Magazine, cover by Mary Murphy