Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Anthony Horowitz' last Alex Rider Novel

The cover and title of the last Alex Rider novel (31st March 2011) will be revealed in The Bookseller on 25th November.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Irish Book Awards Childrens Story Competition

Have you ever dreamed of dark forests, talking animals or midnight adventures under the light of a full moon?? If so, then DAA needs your help and imagination to pen the story behind Irish children’s book illustrator Chris Haughton’s latest graphic illustration.

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2010, in association with the ‘Dublin Airport Authority Children’s Book of the Year’, has today announced details of their annual children’s competition which gives budding young authors all over the country the chance get involved in the biggest celebration of Irish writers in the world.

The 'Blue Squirrel' image is reproduced with the kind permission of Chris Haughton, a freelance illustrator and designer from Dublin. Chris has recently published his first children’s picture book ‘A Bit Lost’, from Walker Books, which won Gold at the Association of Illustrators annual awards in the children’s book category.

Click here to download the entry form

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Chris Haughton Irish Times Magazine feature

Chris Haughton was featured in a full page Q&A with Eoin Butler in The Irish Times Magazine today. Click here for link.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Irish Times feature on Sarah Webb

The Irish Times Weekend Magazine featured a double page interview with Sarah Webb, Saturday 9th October. Click here for link

Niamh Sharkey reviews John Boyne

Walker Books author / illustrator Niamh Sharkey reviewed Noah Barleywater Runs Away in The Irish Times on Saturday 9th October. Click here for the review.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Niamh Sharkey feature in The Herald

October 5th, The Herald (national evening newspaper) ran a 'My Favourite Things' feature on Niamh Sharkey to coincide with Childrens Book Festival. click picture to enlarge.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Irish Independent feature on Childrens Authors & Illustrators

Monday 4th October 2010, Health and Living section featured a piece by Hazel Gaynor on childrens authors and illustrators.
Print edition shows multi award-winning illustrator PJ lynch working as artist in residence at The Mountains To The Sea Festival in Sept 2010.
Main article featured Chris Haughton, creator of 'A Bit Lost'

Click Irish Independent for link.