The Children's Books Ireland annual conference is taking place this weekend (17/18 September 2016) in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin. This year’s theme, Better Together? Collaboration and Teamwork in Children’s Books looks at the pleasures and pains of working collaboratively. The terrific line-up includes: Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston, JonArno Lawson & Sydney Smith, Katherine Woodfine, Katherine Rundell & Katherena Vermette in conversation with Cat Doyle, PJ Lynch & Ryan Tubridy, Pip Jones & Ella Okstad, Oisín, Erika & Kunak McGann, Máire Zepf, new Irish voices, Alan Cumyn and Manuela Savi. For booking tickets and more info, head over here. For the full programme, it's here.
The iBbY Ireland committee will also be there in force on both days, so do come by and say hello!