Monday, May 20, 2013

Rebels and Rule-Breakers.. CBI conference 2013

The ever-wonderful Mags Walsh opens the conference
Just a quick post here.... what a brilliant weekend we had in Dublin for the CBI conference...Rebels & Rule-Breakers. As per usual, it was a weekend of good company, phenomenal speakers and brilliant, brilliant children's books. And, as per usual, Children's Books Ireland out-did themselves AGAIN! I really didn't want to leave. Here's a few photos....
Sarah Ardizonne speaks eloquently on her translation work

Herve Tullet is a GENIUS!!!!!
Rober Dunbar in conversation with John Boyne



Our Comic Book Heroes; Sarah McIntyre, Alan Nolan & Rory McConville











 
Alex T Smith teaches us all how to draw Claude!

And on Day 2.....

Sarah Crosson talks about life, work, writing and The Weight of Water

     
Elaina O'Neill in conversation with Sheena Wilkinson & Deirdre Sullivan













Colman O'Raghallaigh talks of his years producing magnificent books at Cló Maigh Eo






















The one & only Jon Klassen......

....enthralled us all with his illustration work


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