Once upon a Place – an anthology compiled by Laureate na nÓg published by Little Island!

Once upon a Place

ONCE UPON A PLACE NEW STORIES & POEMS FOR CHILDREN BY IRISH WRITERS Compiled by Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer Published by Little Island Books, available from 15th October 2015 ISBN: 9781910411377, HB, £11.99/€15.99, 224pp. Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer, author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series, has compiled a new anthology of stories and Continue Reading →

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‘Wordsmith: a skilled user or maker of words’

The Wordsmith Amanda Piesse

Dr Amanda Piesse, lecturer in English Literature and Children’s Literature in Trinity College Dublin, has written a wonderful essay about The Wordsmith by Patricia Forde for Little Island. Patricia Forde’s The Wordsmith conjures a post-apocalyptic society, Ark, where natural resources are in short supply and carefully measured out. There, language too is being forcibly rationed; Continue Reading →

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