Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Winners


The CBI Book of the Year Awards Winners have been Announced!

Congratulations to Deirdre Sullivan and and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the 28th CBI Book of the Year Award with Tangleweed and Brine.


Star by Star

Hardback, 26/10/2017, €9.45
An invigorating tale of suffragettes and heroes, courage and survival, as war ends, flu sweeps the land - and women get to vote!

Tangleweed and Brine

Hardback, 07/09/2017, €17.55
A collection of thirteen dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales from one of Ireland's leading writers for young people. In the tradition of Angela Carter, stories such as Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin are given a witchy makeover, not for the faint-hearted. Intricately illustrated with black and white line drawings, in the style of Aubrey Beardsley, by a new Irish illustrator.


Hardback, 05/10/2017, €20.30
This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels.

The Space Between

Paperback, 30/03/2017, €10.80
A story of love and support in the face of mental illness, told through beautiful and modern verse.

Chocolate Cake

Hardback, 24/08/2017, €17.55


Hardback, 01/09/2017, €17.55