Celebrating Irish Children’s Books | Online School and Family Book Festival. This year we are part of the Dublin Book Festival.

7.45pm | New Irish Books 2021 Showcase – Books for Age 8+

November 19, 2021 7:45 pm
Cost: Free
Until 8:45 pm
ADULTS

Welcome to the New Irish Books Showcase! We are delighted to introduce you to some wonderful new Irish children’s books for readers of age 8 to 12+ years. 

Join us for an evening of back-to-back presentations from the creatives behind some exciting new children’s books published in 2021. There will be a mix of books, from debut authors, to award-winning writers. Each author will have four minutes to tell you all about their book; the story, their publication journey, and maybe even some sneak peeks from between the covers! 

We invite parents, guardians, teachers, librarians, booksellers, aspiring writers/illustrators and all-round children’s books enthusiasts to attend this exciting event. The books showcased will be suitable for readers ages 8 to 12+ years old. 

With presentations from: 

• Erika McCann (Tabitha Plimtock and the Edge of the World)

• Donny Mahoney (Jason Sherlock: Great Irish Sports Stars)

• Siobhán Daffy (No Ordinary Joe)

• John Hearne (The Very Dangerous Sisters of Indigo McCloud)

• Ian Mark (Monster Hunting for Beginners)

• Lindsay J Sedgwick (Wulfie Saves the Planet)

• Amy Bond (Morgana Mage in the Robotic Age)

• Sinéad O’Hart (Skyborn)

• Padraig Kenny (The Shadows of Rookhaven)

• Paul Howard (Aldrin Adams and the Cheese Nightmares)

• Ger Siggins (Football Spirit)

Chaired by Ruth Ennis

WonderFest would like to thank the authors involved for volunteering their time to present their latest works for this event.

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