Tangleweed and Brine – ‘a truly breath-taking collection, a rich intertextual feast that blends the old and the new’

Tangleweed and Brine

This piece was written by Ciara Ní Bhroin, lecturer in English Literature and Children’s Literature Studies in Marino College of Further Education, Dublin. She launched the book for Little Island on the 8th September, and her speech was so superb that we just had to have it in writing. Endless thanks to Ciara Ní Bhroin for writing 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

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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