20 – 29 May


Children’s Books Ireland: Book of the Year Awards

Wednesday, 23 May
Smock Alley Theatre
€5 (11+ & ADULTS ONLY)

Roll up roll up all children’s books lovers! We’re delighted to host this year’s Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards ceremony. Now in their 28th year, the CBI Book of the Year Awards identify, honour and promote excellencein books for young people by Irish authors and illustrators. The awards are the most prestigious in Ireland and offer one of the few opportunities for national and international recognition of Irish children’s authors and illustrators.

Broadcaster and book lover Rick O’Shea will announce the winners, across six categories. Children’s Books Ireland has worked closely with young readers who choose the Children’s Choice Award winner though the special shadowing scheme.

Suitable for adults and children aged 11+