The Little Book of Mindfulness
The Dying of the Light
The Children Act
Into the Night Sky
We are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler
The Secret Place
The Bone Clocks
The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul
Childrens Books Ireland Awards
Author and illustrator Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick has won the 24th CBI Book of the Year Award as well as the Honour Award for Fiction for her novel Hagwitch. Moving between 16th-century and modern-day London, Hagwitch draws on ancient folk superstitions and the magic of the stage tradition to craft a haunting tale.
The Special Judges' Award went to Paula Leyden for The Sleeping Baobab Tree, and the Honour Award for Illustration was given to P.J. Lynch for Mysterious Traveller.
Paperback · 01 May 2014 · €11.35
Begins with a camel, desperately trying to protect a little baby from a violent desert storm. He is rescued by Issa - the desert guide - who takes the child in, naming her Mariama. She becomes Issa's family and, as he begins to lose his sight, his eyes. Many years later, a stranger arrives, a stranger who will change both their lives for ever...