Category Archives: Award

Congratulations to Dan Walker and Sky Thieves

Dan Walker has reached the shortlist for the Brilliant Book Award 2018 with his wonderful debut middle grade fiction, Sky Thieves. Zoya DeLarose has no idea her life is about to change forever when a band of sky thieves ‘steal’ her away from her orphanage, landing up in the clouds, on board The Dragonfly’s deck. […]

Congratulations to Helena Duggan and A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect has been shortlisted for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards, and we’re so thrilled that Helena Duggan has been recognised in this way for her fantastic writing and wonderful story. Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses […]

Bethan Woollvin is the WIA 2017 Children’s Books New Talent Category Winner

Hurrah! We are wishing a huge congratulations to Bethan Woollvin who is the World Illustration Awards 2017 Children’s Books (sponsored by Walker Books) New Talent Category Winner! Bethan has won for her debut picture book Little Red, a fresh and contemporary twist on the classic Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale, told through ingeniously bold and clever illustrations. You can read […]

Chris Haughton wins CBI Book of the Year Award

We are giving a mighty bualadh bos to Chris Haughton who has won both Book of the Year and the Honour Award for Illustration at the 27th CBI Book of the Year Awards for his enchanting picture book, Goodnight Everyone! The CBI Book of the Year Awards (formerly the Bisto Awards) are the leading annual children’s book awards in Ireland, […]