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

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

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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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

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

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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