(IF you haven't heard already) that the annual Childrens' Books Ireland conference is coming!!!! That's right; the agenda has been set, the delegates selected and the venue has been booked; so we're all set for a fantastic weekend (May 18th and 19th) filled with the fun and excitement that only childrens' literature can provide. So if you are a childrens' book enthusiast, be sure not to miss this fabulous event, the theme of which is Rebels and Rulebreakers!
Here's the speaker list:
Translator, festival curator and journalist Sarah Ardizzone
‘Prince of Preschool’ Hervé Tullet
Bestseller John Boyne
Comic book heroes Sarah McIntyre, Alan Nolan and Rory McConville
Claude the Dog’s creator Alex T. Smith
Author of The Weight of Water Sarah Crossan
Brazilian author Ana Maria Machado
Cló Mhaigh Eo publisher Colmán Ó Raghallaigh
Recent Caldecott medal winner Jon Klassen
Great, isn't it!
I'll see you there!!!!