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Deirdre Sullivan's retelling of The Children of Lir goes to Little Island

Little Island Books will publish Savage Her Reply, a reimagined exploration of Irish fairytale The Children of Lir.... Read more

Little Island sells Grehan novel to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Irish press Little Island Books has sold North American rights to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Meg Grehan’s The Deepest Breath. Read more

Conaghan and Kenny shortlisted for Children’s Book Ireland awards

The Weight of a Thousand Feathers by Brian Conaghan (Bloomsbury) and Mucking About by John Chambers are among the books shortlisted for this year’s Children’s... Read more

Sullivan and Vaughan win CBI's Book of the Year

Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for their "remarkable" book Tangleweed and... Read more

Little Island has four on CBI shortlist

Ten titles are in the running for this year’s Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) Book of the Year Awards, which celebrates titles by authors and illustrators... Read more

CBI taps into feminist focus

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is launching a project to celebrate women and girls in children’s books to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in the... Read more

Irish indies cautiously optimistic but Brexit looms

Though the Irish book market, including Irish-published titles, grew in 2016, many in the trade are wary of the unsettling effect Brexit could have. Natasha... Read more

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