1 day ago by Juliette Saumande · No Comments
Bring out those red hats and jingle those bells, it's time for the Inis Christmas Giveaway! There will be 2 competitions this year for those of you who fancy themselves a lovely bundle of lovely books. To be in with a chance of winning just email us at email@example.com@childrensbooksireland.ie with the answer to the following question before 5pm on Tuesday Dec 10.
What elemental connection links Babies, Weight and Annan?
Think you know? Get playing!
2 days ago by Claire Marie Dunne · No Comments
Leanann ár n-aoibhlagadóir, Laoise Ní Chléirigh, ar aghaidh lena trácht ar na leabhair is mó a bhfuil éileamh orthu sa bhliain 2013. Inniu beidh leabhar ó pheann Anna Heussaff faoi chaibidil aici.
Our guest blogger Laoise Ní Chléirgh continues her discussion of the most popular Irish-language titles in 2013. Today she discusses one of Anna Heussaff's books.
Hóng le Anna Heussaff (CIC €8.00)
Is scéal eachtrúil agus bríomhar é Hóng, scríofa ag Anna Heussaff, faoi chluiche ríomhaireachta…
3 days ago by Juliette Saumande · No Comments
It's that time of year again and here at Inis Towers we wouldn't miss it for anything: yes, it's time for round-ups and best-ofs and books-of-notes lists! So here is the humble opinion of the editorial team on what you MUST read or get others to read this Christimas. Enjoy!
Patricia Kennon's favourite reads of 2013:
- Just One Day by Gayle Foreman, especially the second half where Foreman beautifully captures the challenge of opening yourself up to the risks and enrichments of
29/11/2013 by Juliette Saumande · No Comments
Today's review brings a very special book into the spotlight: Wayland, an old Viking saga retold by poet Tony Mitton and illustrated by master woodcut artist John Lawrence. Reviewer Margrit Cruickshank fell under the spell of this 'dark and beautiful' offering but couldn't help wonder: is it for children? Here is her own response:
Mitton’s 'Forbidden Poem' contains the lines “This is not for children./ Keep out!” Despite the strength of the text and the quality of the woodcuts, I felt that…Continue Reading →
27/11/2013 by Claire Marie Dunne · No Comments
Ábhar Léitheoireachta do pháistí idir 8-12 bliana d'aois (i 2013)
Reading Material for children between 8-12 years of age (in 2013)
Beidh Laoise Ní Chléirigh ina haoibhlagálaí go ceann míosa. Idir lámha aici, beidh imscrúdú á dhéanamh ar na leabhair ba mhó a raibh ráchairt orthu sa bhliain 2013 don aoisghrúpa 8 – 12 bliana.
We are pleased to introduce our guest blogger Laoise Ní Chléirigh who will be contributing to Inis over the next month. She will be taking a look at the bestselling…