Free To Be Me

A reading guide which highlights books that celebrate diversity, representation and inclusion for children and young people

The KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards

Identifying, honouring and promote excellence in books for young people by Irish authors and illustrators.

Our Publications

Inis Magazine and our annual reading guide, recommending the very best books in all genres, styles and age groups.

Books Make Things Better

An exciting campaign with the Arts Council of Ireland to give visibility to authors and illustrators.

An Post #ImagineNation

An exciting partnerships with An Post to encourage and promote the joy of reading.

Annual Children’s Books Ireland Award

An annual award made in recognition of outstanding contribution to children’s books.


Celebrating strong, confident, intelligent, brave women and girls in children’s books.

Book Clinics

Inspiring young readers with personalised recommendations at pop-up events throughout Ireland.

Book Gifting

Helping to increase access to books for children and young people across Ireland


A baby book-gifting initiative, delivered across 14 areas in Limerick City and County.

Children’s Books Ireland International Conference

An annual event to reflect on the impact, imagination and importance of books for young people.

Events for All

Providing artists with the necessary skills and knowledge to confidently perform inclusive events

Laureate na nÓg

An exciting project recognising the role and importance of literature for children in Ireland.


Practical and informative events designed to educate and enthuse children’s authors and illustrators.


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