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Baboró 2020 starts on Monday

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Monday October 5 marks the start of the Baboró International Arts Festival For Children, two weeks of creative, theatrical, musical and artistic events for children to share with families, friends, and classmates.

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launches reimagined programme

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From next month until March 2021, more than 350 artists from Galway, and across Ireland, will take part in a seven month, reimagined, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme.

Writing Bootcamp at Baboró Festival

This year’s Baboró festival will feature a one day, intensive and interactive workshop for aspiring writers on Saturday 19 October. Properbook Bootcamp is intended for those who have an idea, an outline or even a manuscript and are wondering how to take the first big steps on the road to publication.

Book it! - new children’s book festival for Galway

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Book it!, Galway's new book festival for children is taking place this month, and will feature readings and events with Alan Durant, Catherine Doyle, Patricia Forde, Eric Kaeil, Patrick Ryan and Michael Smith.

Patricia Forde and the power of words

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IT IS most unusual that the sequel to a wonderful book is anywhere near as good as the first one. In 2015 Patricia Forde’s The Wordsmith was published to great acclaim, winning several awards, and introducing readers to Letta the Wordsmith, whose job it is to hand out words to people who need them.

'Baboró is crucial because it is an outlet which shows children they can express themselves'

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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.

Baboró information day on writing children's picture books

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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.

Bumpfizzle The Best

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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.

So you want to write a children’s book?

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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.

All you need to know about writing children’s books, with the help of Baboró

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.

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