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#Children's Books

# childrens-books - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Opinion: Writing my first children's book, about one of Santa's elves
# Children's Books
# Children's Books

Opinion: Writing my first children's book, about one of Santa's elves

Dec 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,772 Views 3 Comments

Donagh Hourihan tells about how he developed the idea for his first children’s book about an elf from the North Pole.

# childrens-books - Monday 23 November, 2020

6,000 books gifted to children in direct provision, hospitals and homeless services across Ireland
# Bedtime Stories
# Bedtime Stories

6,000 books gifted to children in direct provision, hospitals and homeless services across Ireland

Nov 23rd 2020, 2:06 PM 8,201 Views 4 Comments

There are over 2,100 children in direct provision and over 2,500 experiencing homelessness.

# childrens-books - Monday 13 January, 2020

81-times capped Wales star set to retire from rugby to focus on children's books
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

81-times capped Wales star set to retire from rugby to focus on children's books

Jan 13th 2020, 12:43 PM 12,674 Views 9 Comments

James Hook scored 352 points for his country from his debut in 2006 to his final bow in 2015.

# childrens-books - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'The entire infrastructure has dissolved': School libraries are struggling to meet students' needs
# Not Easy Reading
# Not Easy Reading

'The entire infrastructure has dissolved': School libraries are struggling to meet students' needs

Mar 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,287 Views 9 Comments

The school libraries grant was withdrawn during the recession and has never been reinstated.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

4 events for... literature lovers to bookmark at Dublin Book Festival
# Children's Books
# Children's Books

4 events for... literature lovers to bookmark at Dublin Book Festival

Nov 14th 2018, 3:58 PM 268 Views 0 Comments

A weekend of storytelling, exhibitions, and panel discussions featuring Ireland’s finest literary figures.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books
# Roald Dahl Day
From The Daily Edge
# Roald Dahl Day

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

Sep 13th 2017, 6:08 PM 9,785 Views 2 Comments

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

# childrens-books - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

The man who created Paddington Bear has died
# Michael Bond
# Michael Bond

The man who created Paddington Bear has died

Jun 28th 2017, 2:02 PM 11,342 Views 10 Comments

More than 30 million Paddington Bear books have been sold worldwide.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

These are the best children's books in Ireland right now
# Children's Choice
# Children's Choice

These are the best children's books in Ireland right now

May 23rd 2017, 1:08 PM 21,396 Views 5 Comments

The awards were presented at a ceremony in Smock Alley today.

# childrens-books - Saturday 4 March, 2017

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?
# Lashings Of Boiled Eggs
From The Daily Edge
# Lashings Of Boiled Eggs

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?

Mar 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,378 Views 1 Comment

Jolly hockey sticks!

# childrens-books - Friday 13 January, 2017

9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events
# V.f.d.
From The Daily Edge
# V.f.d.

9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events

Jan 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 4,310 Views 0 Comments

The world is quiet here.

# childrens-books - Friday 18 November, 2016

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie
# Horrigust
From The Daily Edge
# Horrigust

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie

Nov 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 5,133 Views 0 Comments

It’s Roo-al. ROO-AL.

# childrens-books - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes
# World Book Day
From The Daily Edge
# World Book Day

Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:20 PM 6,278 Views 3 Comments

*sobs forever*

# childrens-books - Sunday 21 February, 2016

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever
# The Twits
From The Daily Edge
# The Twits

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever

Feb 21st 2016, 9:30 AM 12,036 Views 1 Comment

It’s a Whipplescrumtious Fudgemallow Delight of a quiz.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid
# Reading Rainbow
From The Daily Edge
# Reading Rainbow

13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid

Feb 16th 2016, 1:15 PM 12,136 Views 9 Comments

School book fairs were no joke.

# childrens-books - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county
# Irelandopedia
# Irelandopedia

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county

Nov 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 58,129 Views 34 Comments

They’re explored in Fatti and John Burke’s new book, Irelandopedia.

# childrens-books - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name
# Do Ya Wanna
From The Daily Edge
# Do Ya Wanna

Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name

Sep 24th 2015, 11:35 AM 4,646 Views 2 Comments

But there’s just one problem…

# childrens-books - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?
# Love Books
From The Daily Edge
# Love Books

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Mar 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,405 Views 9 Comments

Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

JK Rowling has written a brand new Harry Potter short story
# Wizard Wheezes
From The Daily Edge
# Wizard Wheezes

JK Rowling has written a brand new Harry Potter short story

Jul 8th 2014, 2:27 PM 3,258 Views 1 Comment

It’s available to read on her website, Pottermore.

# childrens-books - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter
# Mischief Managed
From The Daily Edge
# Mischief Managed

Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter

Feb 16th 2014, 11:00 AM 4,349 Views 0 Comments

For a start, you definitely know it’s Wingardium Levio-saa, not Levio-saar.

# childrens-books - Sunday 9 February, 2014

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school
# Readathon
From The Daily Edge
# Readathon

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school

Feb 9th 2014, 6:00 PM 28,977 Views 79 Comments

From Roald Dahl to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

This short Twitter story by R.L. Stine will give you Goosebumps all over again
# Oh The Horror
From The Daily Edge
# Oh The Horror

This short Twitter story by R.L. Stine will give you Goosebumps all over again

Jan 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 2,643 Views 4 Comments

The spooky tale by the childen’s horror author will take you right back.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

8 books that MADE your childhood
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

8 books that MADE your childhood

Jun 5th 2013, 5:44 PM 30,341 Views 0 Comments

You wouldn’t have minded doing that book report on these stories.

# childrens-books - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Column: Why I want to give a book to every child born in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I want to give a book to every child born in Ireland

Jul 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 41 Views 29 Comments

Children’s Laureate Niamh Sharkey writes for TheJournal.ie about why reading is so important – and the reason she loves Dr Seuss.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Parents concerned over content in children's books
# Right To Read
# Right To Read

Parents concerned over content in children's books

Apr 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,313 Views 48 Comments

International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.

# childrens-books - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas voted favourite winner of Bisto Book Awards
# Best Book
From The Daily Edge
# Best Book

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas voted favourite winner of Bisto Book Awards

Feb 5th 2012, 1:05 PM 3,827 Views 9 Comments

John Boyne says he hopes his 2006 novel proves that “successful and complex subjects” can be explored in children’s books.

# childrens-books - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released
# Book Awards
# Book Awards

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released

Oct 20th 2011, 7:12 PM 621 Views 2 Comments

The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut
# Roald Dahl
From The Daily Edge
# Roald Dahl

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut

Sep 13th 2011, 3:39 PM 1,332 Views 12 Comments

Push to preserve the shed where author Roald Dahl wrote his most famous works has sparked a backlash from people who think royalties should cover the costs.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Dick King-Smith, creator of ‘Babe’, dies at 88
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Dick King-Smith, creator of ‘Babe’, dies at 88

Jan 5th 2011, 6:47 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The children’s author, best known for writing the books that spawned the Babe films, passes away at home.