Thursday, January 16, 2014

International Children's Book Day!!!

More exciting news in the wqorld of children's literature.... IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Ireland has announced they are hosting International Children's Book Day 2014 on 2nd April! And here is the fabulous poster by the one and only Niamh Sharkey celebrating this (by the way...I WANT ONE!!!):

Keep checking back here... on on the IBBY website and/or IBBY Ireland facebook page for continuing information on the events that will be happening all over Ireland and the world!
In the meantime, follow the link below for an important and heartfelt message from Siobhán Parkinson, author, editor (Little Island), translator, former Laureate na n'Óg and the strongest children's literature advocate I have had the pleasure of knowing.
http://www.ibby.org/index.php?id=1354
http://www.ibby.org/index.php?id=home

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