Inis magazine: issue 71, April 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.

'Armed with the most powerful of weapons - a busload of children's writers and illustrators - our Laureate is determined to enable wild creativity in every young reader she meets along the way, making this tour a celebration of reading, of stories and of the power of imagination.'

In this edition:

  • Cover image from The Rattlin’ Bog by Jessica Law, illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald and sung by The Speks, Barefoot Books, April 2024
  • KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2024: Dr Áine McGillicuddy, reflects on her time as chair of the awards panel
  • Youth involvement at Children’s Books Ireland: Anne O’Gorman interviews some of the young participants involved in Children’s Books Ireland’s programmes
  • Rita agus an Clár Teilifíse: Caitheann Máire Zepf súil ar an bpróiseas a bhain le clár teilifíse a dhéanamh as a sraith leabhar Rita
  • Making it up as we go along: Laureate na nÓg Patricia Forde discusses her plans for 2024
  • Grow Up Strong and The Real Us: Kids’ Own creative director Ciara Gallagher discusses two recent projects
  • Reviews/Léirmheasanna

Inis magazine - issue 71