Deirdre Sullivan and Paul Gamble Win CBI Awards!

We couldn’t be more delighted with our two fabulous authors – Deirdre Sullivan and Paul Gamble – for winning an award each at yesterday’s Children’s Books Ireland Awards. Deirdre Sullivan, author of Needlework, took home the Honour Award for Fiction. The judges said that ‘Needlework by Deirdre Sullivan is a poetic and eloquent exploration of Continue Reading →

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BOOKWORMS for BUMBLEance! Children’s Authors Road Trip on board the children’s ambulance service

BOOKWORMS for BUMBLEance

Children nationwide will soon have the opportunity to meet their favourite Little Island authors in a new and unique setting. Announced in late March, the partnership between Little Island and BUMBLEance, The Children’s National Ambulance Service will see authors visiting schools, festivals and libraries on board BUMBLEance to read from their work and to meet Continue Reading →

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Parental Pathways – Children’s Literature, Building Resilience

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Little Island is delighted to be taking part in this one day conference around children’s mental health and reading. Our authors Kevin Stevens and Patricia Forde will be speaking, as well as our publisher Siobhán Parkinson. This unique one day conference, organised by Parental Pathways and Children’s Books Ireland, brings together Authors, Animators and Psychotherapists Continue Reading →

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Taking It Further: Writing Workshop with Sheena Wilkinson

Sheena Wilkinson

The lovely folk over at SCBWI Ireland have organised “Taking it Further”, a writing workshop with our award-winning writer and SCBWI member Sheena Wilkinson. They say: ‘Wherever you are with your writing project—twinkle in the eye, s****y first draft, polished masterpiece, or anything in between—you’ll be further on after this workshop. Sheena will take you Continue Reading →

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