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  • Inis Issue 54


    The July 2018 edition, featuring artwork by Andrew Whitson from Muireann agus an Fharraige Fhiáin, written by Malachy Doyle.

    • Emily Daly talks to Louise O’Neill and Deirdre Sullivan
    • Ag athchóiriú leabhair don stáitse le Marc Mac Lochlainn
    • Judi Curtin interviews her editor Helen Carr
    • Sophy Henn tells Vita Coleman about her approach to art and picturebook-making
    • A look at Trinity College Dublin’s exhibition of children’s books by Irish women
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 53


    The April 2018 edition, featuring artwork by Bren Luke from Rocking the System, written by Siobhán Parkinson.

    • Bren Byrne in conversation with Bold Girl Fatti Burke
    • Sheena Wilkinson talks to JCSP librarian Joe Kelly
    • Leabhair neamhfhicsin do pháistí á bplé ag Seán de Búrca
    • Dr Patricia Kennon discusses the 2018 CBI Book of the Year Awards
    • Aingeala Flannery reflects on PJ Lynch’s term as Laureate na nÓg
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 52


    The January 2018 edition, featuring artwork by Steve McCarthy from A Sailor Went to Sea Sea, Sea, written by Sarah Webb.

    • Siobhán Parkinson traces librarian Marian Keyes’s extraordinary life
    • A look at stories of migration, refugees and displaced people by Debbie Thomas
    • Labhraíonn Myra Zepf faoina post mar an chéad Chomhalta Scríbhneoireachta Páistí do Thuaisceart Éireann
    • Natasha Mac a’Bháird in conversation with Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
    • Emily Drabble highlights the life and work of Wendy Cooling
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 51


    The July 2017 edition, featuring artwork by Sheena Dempsey from Yoga Babies, written by Fearne Cotton.

    • In-demand Irish illustrator Sheena Dempsey in conversation with Aidan Courtney
    • Jimín Mháire Thaidhg: Ag baint brí as seoid mhór litríocht Ghaeilge na n-óg san aon haois is fiche
    • Jo Holmwood, Project Manager of Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, celebrates twenty years of the company
    • Recently returned to these shores, PR Director Mary Byrnes talks with Bob Johnston
    • The annual Children’s Books Ireland International Conference
    • Author Garth Nix chats to Clara Kumagai about stories, fairytales and more…
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 50


    The April 2017 ‘Bumper’ edition, featuring artwork from Inis covers spanning the past fifty editions (with thanks to Kieran Nolan at, Conor & David at and Fintan Wall at

    • Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch remembers Robert Dunbar
    • Sarah Odedina traces the tradition of magazines for children
    • Kim Harte sits down with Conor Hackett
    • Dr Patricia Kennon discusses what makes a book ‘excellent’
    • Margaret Ann Suggs on 20 years of illustration in Ireland
    • Mairi Kidd and Micky Flynn discuss a special title and how it came to be
    • Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan in conversation with Gráinne Clear
    • We look at forty years of the Writers in Schools scheme
    • An overview of children’s publishing in Ireland/Léargas ginerálta ar fhoilsitheorieacht do pháistí in Éirinn
    • Fifty issues, fifty covers
    • Buaileann an t-údar Patricia Forde le Gaeilgeoirí óga i nGaillimh
    • A special announcement celebrating twenty years of Children’s Books Ireland
    • The annual Children’s Books Ireland International Conference
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 49


    The January 2017 edition, featuring artwork by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick from Owl Bat Bat Owl.

    • Author Oisín McGann catches up with Sarah Webb
    • Údar Máire Zepf ar an rébhlóid atá tágtha ar leabhair Ghaeilge do pháistí le glúin anuas
    • Illustrator Alé Mercado talks through Chris Judge’s career to date
    • Kristen Harrison talks science with the creators of the Astro Cat series
    • Mags Walsh chats to Irish YA godfather Dave O’Callaghan
    • Valerie Coghlan brings us up-to-date on the past ten years of CBI
    • Reviews
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  • Inis Issue 48


    The July 2016 edition, featuring artwork by Peter Donnelly from Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space!

    • Nessa O’Mahony talks to PJ Lynch about his new role as Laureate na nÓg
    • Tugann Claire M. Dunne spléachadh dúinn ar chlub léitheoireachta a reáchtáil sí i Scoil Mobhí, Glasnaíon
    • Kevin Waldron discussed his work and latest project with Vita Coleman
    • Kristen Harrison talks science with the creators of the Astro Cat series
    • Claire Hennessy chats to Dave Rudden about her latest title and career to date
    • A sneak-peek at this year’s line-up
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  • Inis Issue 47


    The January 2016 edition, featuring artwork from Sarah Bowie’s Let’s See Ireland!

    • Nessa O’Mahony talks to Eoin Colfer about his term in office
    • Dr Patricia Kennon runs through the 2016 shortlisted titles
    • Hannah Deacon discusses her experience as a young judge
    • Comhrá idir Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin agus Bridget Bhreatnach
    • Kim Harte talks us through the Page Turners project
    • Juliette Saumande discusses the plight of refugees and the power or words
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  • Inis Issue 46


    The January 2016 edition, featuring artwork from Fatti and John Burke’s Irelandopedia

    • Chris Riddell talks to Louise Gallagher about illustrations, inspirations and librarians
    • Déanann Caoimhe Nic Lochlainn cur sios ar dú, tionscadal digitihe Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Eireann
    • Debbie Thomas sits down with Michael Morpurgo
    • Oisín McGann talks us through the Weather Stations project
    • Joe Kelly interviews Mairi Kidd and finds out more about Barrington Stoke publishers
    • CBI Book Clinics – join us on our nationwide tour in 2016
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  • Inis Issue 45


    The July 2015 edition, featuring artwork from PJ Lynch and Eoin Colfer anthology Once upon a Place

    • Ciara Houlihan takes us on a journey into the world of ‘silent’ picturebooks
    • Former laureate na nÓg Siobhán Parkinson meets the current Australian Children’s Laureate
    • Tugann Ríona Nic Congáil ar aistear muid trí shaol agus thaithí an údair, Cathal Ó Sándair
    • Sean Love discusses Fighting Words creative writing centre in Dublin and its contemporaries worldwide
    • Valerie Coghlan takes us through her top 50 picturebooks
    • A sneak-peak at this years conference line-up
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  • Inis Issue 44


    The April 2015 edition, featuring artwork from Clive McFarland’s A Bed for Bear

    • Alan Nolan gets to grips with illustrator and writer Gary Northfield
    • Celebrating ten years of shadowing the CBI Book of the Year Award and announcing this year’s shortlist
    • Labhair Meadhbh Ní Ghlinn agus Anna Heussaff
    • Debut Irish novelist Catherine Doyle interviews Jennifer Niven
    • CBI Book Clinics – touring Ireland in 2015, prescribing great books for every child
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  • Inis Issue 43


    The January 2015 edition, featuring artwork from Steve Simpson and Patricia Forde’s Ná Duisigh an Páiste!

    • Margaret Anne Suggs chats with Steve Simpson about all things illustration
    • Dr Pádraic Whyte on same-sex relationships and children’s literature
    • Authors Louise O’Neill and Jandy Nelson talk first books and follow-ups
    • Scéal bhunaitheoir Coimicí Gael, Aidan Courtney
    • Nessa O’Mahony gives an update on Eoin Colfer’s laureateship and his nationwide story tour
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