From our Blog

  • Billy Conker’s Blog Posting Adventure

    Wed, 14 Dec 2022

    For this blog post, author and illustrator Conor Busuttil tells us all about creating his latest book, Billy Conker’s Nature-Spotting Adventure. From a young age, I was absolutely fascinated with nature and the wildlife around me. Growing up in the countryside near Strangford Lough in County Down, there were plenty of opportunities to explore and …

  • Writing The Sackville Street Caper

    Wed, 30 Nov 2022

    by Alan Nolan “Here, Alan,” said my Granny, tossing a book in my direction, “you like the scary stuff, don’t yeh?” I made an effort to intercept the fast-moving paperback missile, but like every GAA ball, rugby ball and basketball that had ever been thrown to me, I fumbled the catch and the book hit …

  • The Book of Alex

    Mon, 7 Nov 2022

    I had a lovely chat with debut children’s author, Alex Dunne, all about her first children’s book, her inspiration and her writing process. Could you describe The Book of Secrets in five words? ‘Labyrinth meets Irish folklore’ oh wait, that’s four … how about ‘fairies return and hijinks ensue’? What inspired you to write The …