Parental Pathways – Children’s Literature, Building Resilience


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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Make ‘em Laugh! Children’s Comedy Festival at Waterstones Piccadilly with Christine Hamill

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We’re havin’ a laugh at Waterstones Piccadilly on the 14th July for all the young readers in London! Check out the details and book your FREE place while you can. You’ll have a chance to meet our brilliant Christine Hamill, as well as other funny author Steve Cole, Arabella Weir, Mark Lowery, Matt Brown and Continue Reading →

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Deirdre Sullivan, Anna Seidl and Juno Dawson at the International Literature Festival

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We are VERY excited to tell you that two of our brilliant authors – Deirdre Sullivan and Anna Seidl – will be appearing at the International Literature Festival Dublin alongside Juno Dawson. This event, chaired by Claire Hennessy, brings together three authors whose YA fiction is not afraid to explore dark and dangerous material. Anna Continue Reading →

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Children & the Irish Revolution Symposium

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We’re proud to announce that Little Island are teaming up with St Patrick’s College Drumcondra for a one-day symposium on Children and the Irish Revolution. This multidisciplinary symposium will explore children’s engagement with the Irish Revolution and the 1916 Rising from the perspectives of history, literature, and education, and would be of great interest to Continue Reading →

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