Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Congrats to Siobhán!

Via childlit, I have learned that Siobhán Parkinson has been named Ireland's first laureate for children's literature. Read her bristling article on the Famine in children's books to clear the faery dew from yer head.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Monica Edinger has a video on her post . . .

http://medinger.wordpress.com/2010/05/11/siobhan-parkinson/

Erin said...

wow- I just finished reading "Nory Ryan's Song" along with the compnaion to it "Maggie's Door". Guess I better check out some of those other books that Parkinson mentions in her article.