Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is Everywhere Hallowe’en Extravaganza" with Irish author and comedian David O’Doherty and illustrator Chris Judge. They will be talking about their books Danger is Everywhere and Danger is Still Everywhere at the National Gallery of Ireland on the 31st October.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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