Little Island looks to the future after quadruple CBI awards nod

Little Island looks to the future after quadruple CBI awards nod

For a smallish publisher, Little Island packs a wallop. The kids’ indie, founded by author and former Irish Children’s Laureate Siobhán Parkinson in 2010, releases around eight to 10 books a year, but in 2018 it had four titles on the Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) Book of the Year shortlist—all the more impressive given no other publisher had more than two entries on the 10-strong list.

The overall CBI gong ended up going to a Little Islander—not entirely unexpected as that book, Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan’s Tangleweed and Brine, also won Teen and Young Adult Book of ...

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