Junior Juries' resource pack and artist videos 2023

Welcome to the Junior Juries' resources for The KPMG Children's Books Ireland Awards Junior Juries' Programme 2023!

Junior Juries Pack 2023 cover, set against a yellow background

This is a unique activity for schools, libraries and book clubs, designed to encourage children and young people to read widely and to engage with reading in an innovative and exciting way.

Our pack includes suggested questions you could use to start discussions, activities you could plan around your chosen books and suggestions for further resources and reading. In addition to the pack you will also find a selection of videos from some of the creators of these brilliant books.

Individual resources

Author and Illustrator Videos
Be Wild, Little One by Olivia Hope and Daniel Égneus
An Slipéar Gloine by Fearghas Mac Lochlainn and Paddy Donnelly
The Wilderness by Steve McCarthy
The Boy Who Lost His Spark by Maggie O'Farrell and Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini
The Lost Girl King
Girls Who Slay Monsters
Not My Problem by Ciara Smyth
Truth Be Told

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