Category Archives: Award

Massive Congratulations to John Kane!

John’s picture book, I Say Ooh, You Say Ahh, has just WON the 4-7 category at the English Book Awards! The awarding body have said “This year’s winning books demonstrated the synergy between high quality writing and imaginative well-crafted images, where each feeds and interacts with the other to create a book that fully engages […]

Helena Duggan shortlisted for CrimeFest Award

A Place Called Perfect, by Helena Duggan, has been shortlisted for the annual CrimeFest Awards in the age 8-12 category. Violet hates living in Perfect. Why does everyone have to wear special glasses to stop them going blind? What are the strange noises in the night and why is Mum acting so weird? Then Dad […]

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 […]