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#Children's Books

# childrens-books - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

The man who created Paddington Bear has died

More than 30 million Paddington Bear books have been sold worldwide.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

These are the best children's books in Ireland right now

The awards were presented at a ceremony in Smock Alley today.

# childrens-books - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books? Lashings Of Boiled Eggs

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?

Jolly hockey sticks!

# childrens-books - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events V.f.d.

# childrens-books - Friday 18 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie Horrigust

# childrens-books - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes World Book Day

# childrens-books - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever The Twits

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever

It’s a Whipplescrumtious Fudgemallow Delight of a quiz.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid Reading Rainbow

13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid

School book fairs were no joke.

# childrens-books - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county

They’re explored in Fatti and John Burke’s new book, Irelandopedia.

# childrens-books - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name Do Ya Wanna

Parents are losing the rag over this book's cheeky name

But there’s just one problem…

# childrens-books - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You? Love Books

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling has written a brand new Harry Potter short story Wizard Wheezes

JK Rowling has written a brand new Harry Potter short story

It’s available to read on her website, Pottermore.

# childrens-books - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter Mischief Managed

Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter

For a start, you definitely know it’s Wingardium Levio-saa, not Levio-saar.

# childrens-books - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school Readathon

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school

From Roald Dahl to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This short Twitter story by R.L. Stine will give you Goosebumps all over again Oh The Horror

This short Twitter story by R.L. Stine will give you Goosebumps all over again

The spooky tale by the childen’s horror author will take you right back.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

8 books that MADE your childhood

You wouldn’t have minded doing that book report on these stories.

# childrens-books - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Column: Why I want to give a book to every child born in Ireland

Children’s Laureate Niamh Sharkey writes for TheJournal.ie about why reading is so important – and the reason she loves Dr Seuss.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Parents concerned over content in children’s books Right To Read This post contains videos

Parents concerned over content in children’s books

International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.

# childrens-books - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Boy in the Striped Pyjamas voted favourite winner of Bisto Book Awards Best Book

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas voted favourite winner of Bisto Book Awards

John Boyne says he hopes his 2006 novel proves that “successful and complex subjects” can be explored in children’s books.

# childrens-books - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released

The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.

# childrens-books - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut Roald Dahl This post contains images

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut

Push to preserve the shed where author Roald Dahl wrote his most famous works has sparked a backlash from people who think royalties should cover the costs.

# childrens-books - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Dick King-Smith, creator of ‘Babe’, dies at 88

The children’s author, best known for writing the books that spawned the Babe films, passes away at home.