Sue Divin’s novel TRUTH BE TOLD has been selected for The KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards Shortlists 2023!
This year’s shortlist, which includes four debut authors, will compete for the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year and five other awards, including honours for fiction, illustration and a Junior Juries’ Award which will be decided by young readers from across the country.
A total prize fund of €16,000 will be awarded to this year’s winners, who will be announced at a special ceremony at the International Literature Festival Dublin on Wednesday, 24th May.
Founded in 1990 and sponsored since 2020 by KPMG Ireland, the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards are recognised as the most prestigious awards for children’s books in Ireland, celebrating the best of Irish writing and illustration for young people.
Children’s Books Ireland, the national charity and arts organisation which administers the awards, has assembled an independent panel of expert judges for the 2023 Awards, including a Young Judge, aged 15+, and a network of Junior Jurors nationwide.