ILFDublin has the honour of hosting the prestigious KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards, the leading annual children’s book awards in Ireland. Since 1990, the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards have identified, honoured and promoted excellence in books for young people by Irish authors and illustrators, and continue to offer a significant opportunity for national and international recognition of Irish talent.
Tune in as broadcaster and book lover Rick O’Shea announces the winners across six categories.
Hope against Hope written by Sheena Wilkinson
Míp written by Máire Zepf and illustrated by Paddy Donnelly
Savage Her Reply written by Deirdre Sullivan and illustrated by Karen Vaughan
The Boldness of Betty written by Anna Carey
The Falling in Love Montage written by Ciara Smyth
The Haunted Lake written and illustrated by P.J. Lynch
The Monsters of Rookhaven written by Pádraig Kenny illustrated by Edward Bettison
Why the Moon Travels written by Oein DeBhairduin illustrated by Leanne McDonagh.