Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Symposium on Picturebooks

Patrick Benson, Bruce Ingman & Nimah Sharkey accompanied by Deirdre McDermot (Picturebook publisher) & Lizzie Spratt (editor - graphic novels) will discuss the art of producing picture books at the Church of Ireland College of Education on Saturday 25th april

Thursday, March 19, 2009

New YouTube page

If you click on www.youtube.com/hackettflynn you can check out a few videos relating to Walker Books authors / illustrators and various books in the favourites section.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Bisto Prize Shortlist 2009

PJ Lynch has been shortlisted for the Bisto Prize for The Gift of the Magi.
Fans of Lynch's pictorial realism, his play of light and shade and the richly revealing body language of his characters will not be disappointed here. Robert Dunbar The Irish Times
ISBN 9781844280384 £10.99

Anila's Journey by Mary Finn has been shortlisted for the 2009 Bisto Prize
Every page flows with a grace of language unusual in a debut novelist. The Guardian
This is a story that reaches beyond time, culture and place to become a novel about humanity in a wondrous but imperfect world. Hanner Cymraes review.
A beautifully written story Robert Dunbar The Irish Times
9781406306590 £6.99