Vote for Tangleweed and Brine for the Book of the Year!

Karen Vaughan and Deirdre Sullivan

We are so delighted that Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan and illustrated by Karen Vaughan won the YA Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards last week. Up against fierce competition from established authors and superb books, Tangleweed scooped the prize and we are so very proud. Because of this, Tangleweed is now in the running for the Irish Book Continue Reading →

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Two Little Island books shortlisted for the Irish Times Book of the Year

Irish Times

We’re delighted to say that two of our brilliant books this year have been shortlisted for the Irish Times (Ticket) Book of the Year Awards. Hopscotch in the Sky, a collection of poetry for children by Lucinda Jacob and illustrated by Lauren O’Neill, has been shortlisted in the children’s book section. Tangleweed and Brine, a Continue Reading →

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Vote for us in the Irish Book Awards!

Irish Book Awards

Little Island has been shortlisted FOUR times (hurray!) in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards: A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell shortlisted in the children’s (senior) category Star by Star by Sheena Wilkinson shortlisted in the children’s (senior) category Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan shortlisted in the YA category Tangleweed and Brine by Continue Reading →

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Sheena Wilkinson shortlisted for the Gladstone’s Library 2018 Writers in Residence Shortlist

Name upon Name Sheena Wilkinson

Gladstone’s Library has today revealed the names of the 13 writers shortlisted for its prestigious Writers in Residence award for 2018, and we’re delighted to see that our own Sheena Wilkinson has made the list based on her 2015 novel, Name upon Name. Now into its seventh year, Gladstone’s Library’s successful Writers in Residence programme Continue Reading →

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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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