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Children’s Book Salon

Online talks and conversations celebrating Irish and international children’s books, writers and illustrators, hosted by Sarah Webb, in conjunction with Halfway up the Stairs.

Discover new Irish and international children’s titles and hear experienced children’s writers and illustrators talk about their craft.

Love children’s books? Want to connect with and learn from talented Irish children’s writers and illustrators? Want to kick start your own creativity and/or write a children’s book? Join us!

Tickets are €5, and are redeemable against a speaker’s book. Buy tickets here.

Our first Children’s Book Salon took place on 14th January. We were joined by Natasha Farrant, Chris Haughton and Dave O’Callaghan. Natasha spoke about the inspiration for her Costa award winning novel “Voyage of the Sparrowhalk“. Chris Haughton read from his latest book “Maybe…” (out in March), and Dave O’Callaghan (from Eason) told us about exciting new titles coming this year. Trish Hennessy spoke about Halfway up the Stairs’ top 20 bestsellers of 2020. Ruth Ennis wrote up the event and you can read her blog here.

Our next event takes place this Thursday 28th January. We will be joined by authors Paul Howard, Emma Carroll, Lesley Parr, Alan Nolan and Lorraine Levis. Buy tickets here!

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