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The Tir na n-Og English Language Award Shortlist

On Friday 20th May the announcement of the winner of a rather special children’s book award will be made. The Tir na n-Og Awards were established by the Books Council Of Wales in 1976, and are given annually to honour original works … Continue reading

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Gloria’s Porridge by Elizabeth Laird illustrated by Toby Newsome

Gloria’s Porridge is inspired by a traditional Ethiopian folk tale which Elizabeth Laird heard during her travels in that country several years ago. The story is brought to life for children with humour and Toby Newsome’s eye catching, distinctive illustrations … Continue reading

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