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THE 2018 Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is in full swing and continues until this Sunday. This week’s Baboró Ambassador is Michaela McDermott, the children’s section manager of Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, where she has been working since 2014.
GALWEGIANS WHO have ever entertained ideas of writing or illustrating picture books for children, how to get a publisher, and how to find out what publishers and booksellers looking for when it comes to picture books, should check out an information day at Baboró.
There is an inherent wonder and sometimes infectious joy in picking up a children’s book if only for a minute. The magical wonders promised by the busy colourful images on the cover may only last a few moments, but the memories they bring back are often real, long lasting and always joyful. The suspension of disbelief is total and time stands completely still.
Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively, the world of children’s books is a very magical place. Perhaps you’re the writer who’d like to foster a love of reading? If you’re interested in learning more about publishing books for children then why not head along to an information-packed day for writers and illustrators at Baboró on Saturday October 21st in the Mick Lally Theatre. All are welcome– new, emerging and established alike.
Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively and conjuring up wonderful images in your mind, the world of children’s books is a very special place.
TWIN BOYS Esper and Starn live in a grim world which has been almost laid waste by massive volcanic explosions. Very little grows in Orchard, which used to be a fruit-growing area, and the birds and insects are fast dying out.
THE ACCLAIMED Galway folk, roots, and Americana trio, The Whileaways, will play the first Show Up and Show Off, a new concert series at the Foróige Galway City Youth Café on The Fairgreen.
Galway’s very own Fíbín Theatre Company brings the exciting adventures of Ríbín and Glibín to the stage during this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place next week. Based on the characters from the hugely popular TG4 show of the same name, Saol Faoi Shráid features lots of singing and great interaction.