iBbY Ireland is delighted to be a partner of the Dublin Book Festival now in its tenth year. The adult, children and schools programme is as rich and diverse as ever, and all events are now open to booking. You can find the full line up here, but here are a few highlights from the children's programme.
For those who fancy keeping the scary Halloween atmosphere alive for another while, Caroline Busher's writing workshop promises to be full of ghosts and haunted houses. Find out more here.
Áine Ní Ghlinn and Carol Betera will be launching their new book Hata Oisín with a reading, guided illustration and lots of surprises. More here.
Shane Casey will take budding authors through a wildlife writing workshop for anyone with a love of the natural world. Observation and imagination will both be brought into play for the greatest pleasure of both story- and facts-fans. Info here and there.
There will also be a Book Clinic and a Monster Doodle, a treasure hunt and the Winter Garden where families can curl up with a book (or twenty).
All events are free, but early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.