Saturday, 21 April 2012

Children's books conference

The 2012 CBI Conference 2012 Weaving a Shared Story, will take place in the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street on 19th and 20th May. Guest speakers include Alexis Deacon, Jutta Bauer, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Alan Early, Paula Leyden, Geraldine Meade, Denise Deegan, Debbie Thomas, Brian Gallagher, Nicola Pierce, Peadar O’Guilín, Sally Nicholls, Chris Judge, Barbara Coughlan, Mary Murphy, Ed, Rebecca and Michael Emberley, Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick, Judi Curtin and the students of Trinity Comprehensive, Ballymun and St Paul’s, Waterford.

Click here  to download the conference flyer with further info.

The conference will also include presentation of the annual CBI award. This award is made to an individual in recognition of an outstanding contribution to children’s books. All CBI members are warmly encouraged to nominate for this award.

CBI are always looking for new partners to help us bring the best in children’s books to the widest audience. If you are interested in participating in the next CBI Conference please contact programme officer Aoife Murray at or 01 8727475.

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