Round-up of some events and reviews

What’s happening in children’s books at the moment? Here are a few current events and reviews. And while I’m sure the publishers didn’t intend it to be so, don’t you think it’s interesting that the covers of the two illustrated books are so remarkably similar?

Nicolette Jones reivews A Tangle of Traitors by F E Higgins

The Last Minute

The Last Minute book cover

Philip Ardagh reviews The Last Minute by Eleanor Updale

Summertime of the Dead

Summertime of the Dead book cover

Robert Dunbar reviews Summertime of the Dead by Gregory Hughes

Alison Flood talks about the best crap book covers.

SCBWI-Ireland talks about its up-coming meetup in Cork

Laureate na nÓg tells us about the Laureate International Library Tour of the West