Laureate na nÓg Siobhán Parkinson has been in Sweden to participate in the ceremony announcing the appointment of that country’s first Reading Ambassador for Children. The Laureate met Swedish children’s writers at an event at the Swedish Writers Centre in Stockholm on 12th September, and on 23rd September she attended the Gothenburg Book Fair, where she shared a platform with the new Reading Ambassador, Johan Unenge.
Archive for September, 2011
“IMAGES BEYOND BORDERS”
The Laureate na nÓg, Children’s Books Ireland and the Austrian Embassy wish to invite you to attend the launch of “Images Beyond Borders”, an exhibition of illustrations by children’s illustrators from Ireland and Austria.
The exhibition will be launched with a discussion on children’s illustration by Niamh Sharkey and Valerie Coghlan, at 7pm on Friday 7th October, 2011, at No Grants Gallery/The Culture Box, 12 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. There will be a wine reception sponsored by the Austrian Embassy.
RSVP: Nessa O’Mahony, firstname.lastname@example.org