22 – 28 October
2020

RadioMoLI - Tall Tales Podcast: Representation in Children’s Books

Featuring some very special guests, our new Tall Tales podcast series is perfect for everyone who loves children’s books. Packed full of reading recommendations, ideas to help get your children reading, tips on writing for children … plus handy hints for all ages on how to get the creative juices flowing! Host Shane Hegarty is one of Ireland's most popular writers of children's fiction, creator of the best-selling Darkmouth series, and Boot, which is Dublin’s 2020 Citywide Read for children.

Shane and guests discuss representation in writing and publishing, and how to make books for every child. A Bangladeshi/Irish writer and teacher living in Dublin, Adiba Jaigirdar is a contributor for Bookriot. Her debut YA novel is The Henna Wars. Writer, curator and project director, Sharna Jackson has worked with BAFTA, Tate Kids, The Design Museum, and The Royal Collection Trust among others, and is the author of the bestselling High-Rise Mystery series. Sharna lives in the UK and The Netherlands. David Stevens is the co-founder of Knights Of, an independent, commercial, and inclusive children's books publisher based in London.